Monday, September 14, 2009

Undermining U.S. security

On Sunday former Vice President Dick Cheney slammed the Obama administration, and President Obama himself, for their decision to re-open the investigations on CIA personnel. Cheney pointed out that before the election Barack Obama promised this would not happen [yet another broken promise] and that "the Justice Department already investigated all case in question...and decided to prosecute only one contractor, who received a jail sentence."

Cheney added, "A review is never going to be final anymore now. We can have somebody, some future administration, come along 10 years from now, 15 years from now, and go back and rehash all of these decisions by an earlier administration.

Why would CIA, FBI or other intelligence interogators ever do their job fully again when they know that even if government lawyers assure them they are acting within the law, future administrations may prosecute them for crimes? This purely partisan political pandering to the radical Left may well do more to damage America in the long run than al Qaeda has ever done!

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