Feb 21, 2007

The Jury Is Out...

Pizza, root beer and crossword puzzles are in!

The Waiting Game

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Blogger jan said...

Fitz!!!

12:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

raven says:
February 21st, 2007 at 9:07 am

heather @ 15

Tell us what the girls are going to do in DC while you wait…..DuPont is nice. The Spy Museum? Shop? Its a beautiful day for a walk on the mall. National Cathedral for some quite time? What’s the plan?

Swing by Walter Reed, I hear it’s all assholes and elbows over there!

Bwahhh!!

12:37 PM  
Anonymous 6 Miles from the Evil Doers @ WH said...

we have yet to learn sealed v sealed

I notice no-one called Rove'r to the stand. Sense that was an agreement made between Fitz and welling-up Wells --such a putz stunt.

Matalin also would have been very interesting on the stand to offer insight in to 'Libby state of mind' as she helped to condone/ perpetuate the diabolical sequence of events as Dr Evils PR slander/liable-guru. Her arrogant laced sharp tongue and demeanor would have said it all.. damning at best to the defense.

We may only hope Justice prevails and truth wins out.

For Libby to be exhonorated -- I would fear riots in the streets..

America has taken too much from this bag of jackasses for way too long.

12:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anchovies?

12:42 PM  
Anonymous 6 Miles. said...

Anon at 12:37p

May you take a tour of Iraq and Walter Reed.

Your statement is at best offensive and quite uncouth.

They have given their lives getting the shaft from our Govt without the right equipment, no less war strategem THEN get the utlimate and final shaft by getting little to no disability ..

what, we're not allowing Haliburton to steal enough from the American taxpayer?

12:42 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

Hi Jan & 6 Miles:

Now we wait for the Jury to be fair and for Justice to prevail for America! :)

12:47 PM  
Anonymous teak said...

From FDL:

Interested Observer says:
February 21st, 2007 at 9:10 am

Wells’ behavior during the final FitzBlitz (head in hands, not looking up, not objecting to the “outing of NOC” line) sounds dangerously like incompetence. Does his behavior set up the possiblity of appeal on the grounds of incompetent defense (essentially legal malpractice)? Is it possible that Libby and the defense team are simply setting up the possibility of a new trial (after using this one to learn the nature of the government’s case)? If successful, does this not turn Wells (apparent) incompetence into potential genius? His behavior does not “smell right” to me.

The courts should not be manipulated by this type of "genius" or desperation. Americans have enough of manipulations, lies, smear campaigns, corruption, evil, and bad acting. I hope if Wells thinks Judge Walton is another Judge Ito, he's got another thing coming.

12:48 PM  
Blogger jan said...

Hi S-Q! Ye, time to wait- not what I'm known best for being able to do ;D

12:52 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening folks!


It's Wednesday and the waiting of the decision of the jurors. Heading to FDL to give more of the scoop from them to I can pass the info along to Waterflake...

And hilarious comments from the pink panties Anons. LMAO! Must have been the comedy show last night.

1:02 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

Hi Fitzie, Jan, 6 miles, S-Q, et al

Hey Fitzie, we need a new crossword puzzle for the wait... it's too early for a drink LOL

Here's my Crossword puzzle:

******CRY*ME*A*RIVER
******O******
*ORANGE*JUMPSUIT
******V***
*****FITZIE*ROCKS!
******C*****
GUILTY

That was fun... :)

1:14 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

Hi Teak & SPB!

1:16 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

The Waiting Game? More like waiting for the Godot...

Hi, Quzi!

1:18 PM  
Anonymous Pink Panty Patrol said...

One of the guys in my office wore two different shoes to work today. Same color but different styles! I've heard of being color blind but is that style blind? lol
I'll brb, I have to check his panties, to make sure they're pink! lol

1:22 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

LMAO @ Waiting for Godot!

I know I am trying to work, but I can't help checking in here...I'm nervous for Fitzie and Team America even though I know they did a superb job!

1:23 PM  
Anonymous pink panties network said...

"I'll brb, I have to check his panties, to make sure they're pink!"

LOL! Pink panties rule, baby!

1:26 PM  
Anonymous libbyistoasted.org said...

When is the movie, The Crying Game, starring Teddy Wells going to be in theaters?

1:28 PM  
Anonymous Pink Panty Patrol said...

Yup, he was wearing pink panties but he had written FITZ all over them with hearts! Hmmm time for a performance review. lol

1:42 PM  
Anonymous libby's cajones are a little pinched said...

Cry Teddy, cry Teddy!

1:43 PM  
Anonymous libby's cajones are a little pinched said...

Cry Teddy, cry Teddy!

1:43 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

This cracked me up from an FDL blogger:

"I am sure hoping the jury comes back all wearing GUILTY T-shirts……"

1:47 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

"Yup, he was wearing pink panties but he had written FITZ all over them with hearts! Hmmm time for a performance review."

With hearts...LMAO! Crack me up!

Wells: "Stella!!!!!!!!" LOL!

1:47 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

Folks,

A message fron Jackie's man:

From Talkleft.com:

I just received this email from DOJ spokesman Randall Samborn:

Mr. Fitzgerald will not be available after a verdict for one-on-one interviews or talk shows. We do anticipate that he will speak to the media after a verdict outside the Courthouse.
My main question which I hope a reporter asks: Is this investigation over? I sure hope the answer is "no."


Hee hee.. Good work guys. The media will be vultures after the verdict looking for Fitz. Thanks, Randall!

1:49 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

New article by Jason:


Fitzgerald: "There Is a Cloud Over the Vice President"

2:01 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

SPB:

If the verdict is guilty and Libby flips for Fitz... does this case continue or will a new case be opened? I'm guessing a new case but not sure.

2:04 PM  
Anonymous bluedogs said...

I am unable to find Fitz's closing statement and rebuttal. Want to read it!

Where do I find it?

Thanks,

2:14 PM  
Blogger PrissyPatriot said...

yes do tell...good question S-Q and Hi JB's;-)

2:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I predict Fitz will get Anna Nicole's body.

2:20 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

"If the verdict is guilty and Libby flips for Fitz... does this case continue or will a new case be opened?"

The case was about perjury from Scooter. If Scooter is found guilty, he can appeal his case which his defense team have said they intent to do. Once the verdict is read, Walton has to weight in what sentence Scooter would get bssed on how many counts that Scooter is guilty of. Scooter may bring letters from friends and family asking for leniency because of Scooter being a public servant and not criminal record. But, we know don't want Walton will say after he was hookwinked by the defense for not putting Libby on the stand as promised.

As far as an investigation into a WH conspiracy or fake prewar intelligence of Iraq and so on, those are new cases. And since Libby is involved in the WH conspiracy and other crimes, that is a separate case and separate charge. So, Libby's crimes done to this country are not over...

2:25 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

P.S. There is not plea bargain for Libby even if he is found guilty and want to talk to the government. Too little too late. Libby is not a smart attorney in different ways. He is banking that Bush will pardon him. That is what they fed to the idiot. He should have done loke Ari did: ask for full immunity in the beginning. His troubles are only the beginning.

2:28 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

SPB:

Thank you! And, I am curious to see what happens with Sealed vs Sealed. :)


Bluedogs:

The OSC website hasn't been updated since 2/14. The best place I know to get that info would be firedoglake.com :)

2:44 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

An article not worth passing from our favorite swampland reporter: Bryan York. Check out the headlines..

Scooter Who? In Closing Arguments, Fitzgerald Points the Finger at Dick Cheney

Fitz,

Glad that Randall gave us the scoop that you will not be given interviews. Don't give any future interview to "the mistake with a zipper" York! If you see him on the street, walk pass him as though he was gum on your shoe.

2:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No SPB Fitz should ignore York like he was a dog turd on the bottom of his shoe.


York is worthless...

3:01 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

"No SPB Fitz should ignore York like he was a dog turd on the bottom of his shoe."

Ha Ha! I thought I would be mild on York but if you insist for Fitz to ignore York like dog doo on the bottom of his shoe, so be it! LOL!

But I go agree. He is worthless. He is not giving both sides' version. That is what irritates me about him.

3:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Froomkin in the WaPo has an excellent rundown on the trial today. He pulls in lots of clips to show how the media is reporting on it.

Whatever the outcome, I appreciate the bravery Fitz exhibited in laying the blame at Cheney's door. I just hope it wasn't his last chance to make his points with the American Public.

Praying for the jury to be moved to do the right thing.

3:26 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

There are a lot of worthless "journalists" these days who can join Jukyard Reporter Woodward. And ironically this case has exposed more of them for what they really are: just plain dumb and lazy observers, distortionists, liars or hookers!

This ones for Fitzie! I hope it puts a smile on your face!

3:28 PM  
Anonymous Pink Panty Patrol said...

Geezer has lost it! He is obsessed with pink panties now. He bought a pair for his dog
lol

3:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...



Citizen Spook believes Fitz's close yesterday indicates he is on the trail of treason charges.

3:44 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

PPP:

pink panties on the dog? LOL! Geezer is losing it.

Of course, Fitz is eyeing the Veep. Get the Veep out the WH and you will see the blow up President lost in translation for his boss. Bush is a lost cause without his lollypop co-President Cheney to pull strings.

3:50 PM  
Anonymous fitz' little snitch said...

York and other press piglets-too lazy too unkind too dumb to get both sides.

It sucks and I can surely relate, today its mine turn to get slammed in the local paper when a witness was unprepared despite x's claims of having 10 years of experience. At doing what? Making a work product and then refuting it in court? I guess I can be thankful final conclusions were not made by experts based on just X's unqualified analysis.

Dear God, have any of you worked with the type? Any words of advice appreciated, we are all mad as hell at x since we all stand by our own and my teams individual work product.

3:54 PM  
Anonymous Why Does a Terrorist donate to the GOP? said...

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) won't say what it plans to do with thousands of dollars in campaign donations it received from an accused terror financier.

Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari gave $15,250 to the NRCC since 2002, according to FEC records published on the Web site opensecrets.org.

On Friday, Alishtari pled not guilty to funding terrorism and other crimes, including financial fraud.


The Blotter

3:54 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

JBs -- you have to check out the excellent post by Marcy at the TheNextHurrah about what transpired in the courtroom yesterday. Much of it we figured out from reading the liveblogging, however she added tone to the preceedings, other observations, and her unique style that really fleshes out the experience of being in the room.

I need lunch it's 3 pm already...

4:01 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

Yes, IMHO, the CIA leak was conspiracy and treason in time of war! Libby's lies obstructed Justice!

4:06 PM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

"Dear God, have any of you worked with the type? Any words of advice appreciated, we are all mad as hell at x since we all stand by our own and my teams individual work product."

Have I ever worked or encountered asswipes that are too lazy, stupid, and unkind to get both sides of a story? Absolutely.

But asswipes like York, Feldmen and other paid troll journalista and professionals have sold their souls to the devil to feed garbage to the public. They are nothing but puppets. The Gerbil Administration lived on the gravy train for 6 years and so did the journalists like York. But that train is coming to an end. And sooner or llter York has to have a cover story for Fitzgerald when Fitzgerald win. But, I said to Fizgerald from the beginning that you will know hiw your friends are from this case. The real friends were there during in dark times in this case.

But, people like I worked with like York I basically tune out. When this case is over and Fitz win, Fitz is in the driver's seat to decide who he will give an interview. Only the few people don't care what asswipes like York think because asswipes like York don't think!

bbl...

4:06 PM  
Anonymous the Depends defense team said...

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya!
Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya!
Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya!
O Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya!
O Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya!
Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya!
O Lord, kumbaya!


Wells: "Give it back to me!"

4:10 PM  
Blogger PrissyPatriot said...

Depends defense team LOL -wells found out even he the almighty cannot pull off a defense that doesn't exist

Interesting what Citizen spook blogged-another view different from left or right. I agree with him that Fitz strategy was to slow boil the frogs. Its a tried and true method to conviction for this kind of crime, for sure.

thanks for the emptywheel post QZ:-)

4:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What the 'lawyer of the year' trophy?

4:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with citizenspook about the mole at FDL too.

4:30 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

I hope Wells didn't get that trophy by crying at every case! Sheesh! He should get an Oscar though! LOLMAO

4:46 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

Something occurred to me when rereading Fitzie's Rebuttal Statement:

He started it with: "Madness! Madness! Madness! --

I was thinking that also was the closing lines of the movie Bridge Over River Kwai? So I googled and this is what I was able to find:

"...the final scene in "The Bridge on the River Kwai," and Alec Guinness as the correct British colonel who'd completely lost touch with the larger reality, i.e., the war he was supposed to be fighting. In the end, he can only watch in horror and dismay as the fine bridge he's had his troops build for the enemy is destroyed in an Allied commando raid.

His is a madness within the greater madness that is war."

How ironic! I wonder if Fitzie had this double entendre in mind when he chose those words???

Either way -- his performance yesterday was brilliant!
***********
Your welcome T! What did you think of it?

4:46 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

Quzi:

I read it and Marcy is brilliant! She pointed out a lot that most wouldn't capture in their little brain...like the Z-Man being the alpha male. :)

5:03 PM  
Blogger Quzi said...

Yes S-Q -- Z-man & Fitzie sure played on Wells' ego -- and z-man played the straight man to Fitzie's Rebuttal -- I wish I had been in the room!!!

5:33 PM  
Blogger S-Q said...

Quzi:

I bet Wells is asking himself today... "what happened?" LOL

5:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

6miles@12:42pm

Perhaps if you seen the WaPo news about Walter Reed or watched the news on abc, you will understand that comment certainly was not aimed at the troops by no means. It was the hasty work and clean up now being done after being outed by the media that termed the phrase, "a" and "e". Something the media should do in this country on a regular basis.

6:45 PM  
Anonymous americans have the right to know said...

http://www.apfn.org/apfn/yeakey.htm

WHO KILLED TERRY YEAKEY? - by Pat Shannan

Most people today believe someone other than James Earl Ray shot Martin
Luther King. They have judged the facts, not the standard news media spin.
Someday the world opinion will do an about-face and swing in favor of
another unjustly convicted man, Tim McVeigh. If AP and the talking heads
would only report the truth about ANFO and its impotency, most of the
thinking public would have to conclude that Tim McVeigh could not be guilty
of murdering anyone. This is already a known fact, but the media are
suppressing it. Contrary to news reports, the persons found guilty could not
have been solely responsible. An Oklahoma City police sergeant became aware
of this before anyone else, apparently during the first hour of rescue. He
paid for that discovery with his life....

7:47 PM  
Anonymous teak said...

http://www.needlenose.com/


Check out swopa's pics. LOL.

The party's over and there is no place to go....dirty leaves you no place to go, it ain't pretty.

8:27 PM  

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