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Karl Rove protégé Tim Griffin, installed as interim U.S. attorney in Little Rock in the first round of Purgegate, had a term of 120 days, which ran out on April 20, 2007. Guess what? He’s still there. Notwithstanding Alberto Gonzales’s personal assurances that he would be replaced with a nominee put through the normal confirmation process, no legitimate replacement has appeared and the Kyle Sampson program (“gum up the works”) appears to be engaged. Senator Pryor told the Arkansas News Bureau he was convinced that Gonzales had lied to him about the Griffin appointment. Yet again, Senator Pryor is proven correct.
More from Scott Horton:
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
No Comment — March 28, 2014, 12:32 pm
On CIA secrecy, torture, and war-making powers
Percentage of G.O.P. House and Senate members in an April 2006 poll who believed humans are causing climate change:
Bees can remember human faces, but only if they are tricked into thinking that we are strange flowers.
“All I saw,” said a 12-year-old neighbor of visits to the man’s house, “was just cats in little diapers.”
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