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Most Of The Whores Are Only Taking Calls For Cash*

Absolutely no shame, no remorse, no public pangs of conscience…and none expected:

Karl Rove, deputy chief of staff to former President George W. Bush, spoke last week at Loyola Marymount University as part of a campuswide 1st Amendment Week. In his remarks, he reiterated his belief that government leaks can cause serious harm, and that newspapers should respect government secrecy…. 

"Secrecy and confidentiality are necessary for every government, especially when you’re at war."…

"I love how the last eight years, this White House, the Bush White House, was criticized for being tight-lipped. We didn’t leak."

I beg to differ.

And I’m guessing Valerie Plame Wilson and her family, the CIA and a whole host of assets around the world would as well.   Jackass.

*Apologies up front to Dire Straits.  (YouTube)  H/T to reader bill.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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