It's plain to see how easily blogger burnout can burrow itself inside your skull and slowly, painfully, eat your brains, after reading garbage like this.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said providing the immunity will likely be the price of getting President Bush to sign into law new legislation extending the government's surveillance authority.Hey Representative Dumbass - may I call you Dumbass? - the Bush administration hasn't told the truth on a goddamn thing whether in the majority or the minority and, given how it's anathema to how they do business anyway, why would they start now? Bipartisanship; trust; honor; these words simply do not exist anywhere within their banal minds that are equipped with one thing only: a laser-like focus on how to fuck other people's shit up in order to profit from it. But that's fine, don't believe me. Just listen to them spell it out for you.
In a conference call with reporters, a senior Justice Department official called Hoyer's offer "encouraging" but would not commit to sharing the data. The official spoke only on condition of anonymity while negotiations with Congress continue.Rep. Dumbass, in Republican Newspeak, "encouraging" means "we have those gutless cowards right where we want them." And no matter what less-diabolical-than-before provisions you write up in your New And Improved® We Don't Need No Stinkin' Warrant Bill - a "blanket" court order for up to one year? you can get a whole lotta spyin' done in 365 days - administration criminals are going to do whatever they damn well please. Still don't believe me?
The Bush administration agreed on Oct. 5 to "assemble" that information by Oct. 22 - after the bill is supposed to be voted on by Congress - but warned that many of the requested documents may be withheld.If that isn't a sucker's bet, I don't know what is. You in?