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April 2006 , Page 50 

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A Letter To Congress

By Milton Hirsch

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To: U.S. Congressional Leadership 
From: Milton Hirsch, Law Offices of Milton Hirsch 
Re: Adoption of ‘Bush Doctrine’  

This is to inform you that during the calendar year 2006 and until further notice, clients of this law firm reserve their right to commit federal crimes including (by way of example, and not by way of limitation) money-laundering, drug-dealing, and both white-collar and violent crimes of all sorts. Consistent with the precedent set by the current presidential administration, I hereby brief you and give you notice as to the foregoing. The effect of such briefing and notice, of course, is to relieve my clients of any criminal consequences as a result of their otherwise-criminal actions.

I am also in full compliance with the second prong of the Bush Doctrine: I have consulted with attorneys in my employ who have assured me that I am acting within my authority. Of course neither Harriet Miers nor Attorney General Gonzales is among the lawyers associated with my firm, but I

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