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December 01, 2006

Democrats Reneg on Central Promise To Institute All of the 9/11 Commission Reforms

And they're not even in office yet. Instituting all of the 9/11 commission's suggested reforms was one of the bullet points in Pelosi's "Six for '06" party promises, and I guess they now think five is a nice, round number that's easier to work with.

It's the one about reforming Congressional oversight of war/intelligence functions.

The problem, as I understand it: Following through on the promise would mean taking power away from those who have salivated so long for it.

Power trumps everything. Especially something so meaningless as a promise.


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