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Will Fast And Furious Justice Finally Befall Eric Holder? (good read - long)
Forbes ^ | October 6, 2013 | Larry Bell

Posted on 10/06/2013 11:27:21 AM PDT by jazusamo

Serial abuses of justice by America’s top law enforcement official should be enough to make just about any tinhorn banana republic dictator blush. Yet regarding any embarrassment evidenced by the leader of the free world… not so much. Despite the fact that our attorney general has been indicted for contempt of Congress on both felony and civil charges, has repeatedly lied under oath, and has routinely turned a blind eye to laws that he is duty-bound to enforce, Mr. Holder continues to serve at the behest of his presidential mentor. At least he has so far.

Apparently not so very much of that promised transparency after all:

On September 30, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman turned down Holder’s Justice Department request to dismiss a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawsuit seeking “Operation Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal documents hidden by the self-proclaimed “most transparent administration in history”.

Up until now, Obama and company have refused to do so after the president asserted executive privilege. Their position argued that the oversight committee’s demand for information had been settled by a February 4, 2011 letter to Congress in which Assistant Attorney General Ron Welch stated that “the allegation that ATF ‘sanctioned’ or otherwise knowingly allowed the sale of weapons…is false”. DOJ pleaded that since their letter contended that they had done nothing wrong, and that there was nothing more to see following its issuance, the matter should be settled. Congress should just accept their word… get over it… move on.

Call them a disagreeable lot, but the House oversight committee chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) wasn’t sufficiently trusting to do that. After they sued to obtain the outstanding records, the administration filed for dismissal. They maintained that if the lawsuit were allowed to proceed, every new document request would...

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Good article by Bell regarding the corruption and lawlessness of Eric Holder, Barack Obama and administration, it cites many examples other than just Fast and Furious.
1 posted on 10/06/2013 11:27:21 AM PDT by jazusamo
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To: MestaMachine

Ping.


2 posted on 10/06/2013 11:31:49 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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3 posted on 10/06/2013 11:34:08 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: jazusamo

I have always wondered why Mexico doesn’t file charges against Holder and request extradition. It would create a hero in Mexico for whomever stands up to the US.


4 posted on 10/06/2013 11:49:55 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: jazusamo

I want to know what Darryl Issa learned on his recent trip to Libya.


5 posted on 10/06/2013 11:50:59 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: muir_redwoods

And what is Mexico’s number one source of revenue? Mega-BILLIONS $$$$$ Remittance by Hispanics living in America!


6 posted on 10/06/2013 11:53:56 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: muir_redwoods

It would be ironic if Mexico, who has always been considered corrupt, would bring enough pressure to force Holder out when the corrupt Obama does nothing but praise him.


7 posted on 10/06/2013 11:56:29 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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Rand Paul’s immigration speech
03.19.13 | Hon Sen Rand Paul (KY)
Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2998395/posts

...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let’s start that conversation by acknowledging we aren’t going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.

[but he’s not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]


8 posted on 10/06/2013 11:56:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks jazusamo.
Serial abuses of justice by America’s top law enforcement official should be enough to make just about any tinhorn banana republic dictator blush. Yet regarding any embarrassment evidenced by the leader of the free world... not so much. Despite the fact that our attorney general has been indicted for contempt of Congress on both felony and civil charges, has repeatedly lied under oath, and has routinely turned a blind eye to laws that he is duty-bound to enforce, Mr. Holder continues to serve... On September 30, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman turned down Holder’s Justice Department request to dismiss a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawsuit seeking "Operation Fast and Furious" gun-running scandal documents hidden by the self-proclaimed "most transparent administration in history".

9 posted on 10/06/2013 11:57:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: jazusamo

Good article about the criminality in the Executive Branch. Such is my revulsion for Eric the Red, that I almost miss Butch Reno (almost). This present government is practically a Marxist Tweed Ring.


10 posted on 10/06/2013 11:59:26 AM PDT by VR-21 (Next Stop, Willoughby.)
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11 posted on 10/06/2013 12:00:31 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
Let's call it what it is. State-sponsored terrorism.

On this side of the border it's violations of the RICO Act. In Mexico and Honduras it's state-sponsored terrorism.

What else would you call heavily arming international criminal syndicates within a foreign country wherein that country is in a death struggle with those syndicates?

Especially when it goes beyond thousands of assault rifles to include grenades, RPGs, shoulder fired rockets, anti-aircraft guns, night vision equipment, body armor and special deals to bring their drugs onto our soil with legal impunity?

Not to mention that the rip crew that killed BP Agent Brian Terry was there with DEA and FBI assistance and approval to attack and kill a rival cartel's smuggling crew.

Let's not leave out the DEA laundering millions of dollars for the drug cartels by setting up bank accounts for them that they otherwise couldn't do.

It's organized, it is spread through every Federal LEA and it violates numerous domestic laws and numerous statutes and treaties that deal with foreign nations. Yet none of it has been officially sanctioned. It's the FedGov acting like mafiosa.

0bama, Holder and Hillary Clinton are all deeply involved in this and it is state-sponsored terrorism. These criminal thugs are dragging our country down to the level of Tehran and Pyongyang.

12 posted on 10/06/2013 12:03:30 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: jazusamo
These guys have made a big mistake. The really damaging revelations about Fast and Furious are going to come out at the same time as the IRS and Benghazi scandals and at a time when Obama’s personal popularity is going to be seriously eroded
13 posted on 10/06/2013 12:11:38 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: TigersEye

I couldn’t agree more and it’s directly the fault of 0bummer and his lapdog Holder.


14 posted on 10/06/2013 12:13:08 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

IMO they have proved themselves to be more than sponsors of terrorism. They are themselves terrorists now.


15 posted on 10/06/2013 12:24:04 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: muir_redwoods

Maybe there are too many higher ups involved in the gun trade and maybe there are connections to similar corrupt politicos on our side of the border. Remember the Sinaloa cartel guy on trial in Chicago who claims that the Chicago pols were working with them.


16 posted on 10/06/2013 12:38:01 PM PDT by cradle of freedom
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To: jazusamo
Issa has accomplished nothing even remotely resembling justice. Part of the stalling, stalling, stalling as the democrats do.
17 posted on 10/06/2013 12:41:38 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: jazusamo

I will believe it when I see it.He’s managed to avoid anything and everything.


18 posted on 10/06/2013 12:43:57 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: muir_redwoods

EXCELLENT IDEA!


19 posted on 10/06/2013 12:56:28 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: jazusamo

I would love to see this criminal brought to justice. It was a dumb idea to put a gangstah in charge of the DOJ to begin with.


20 posted on 10/06/2013 12:56:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Maybe its me that’s confused. This thread is about the Adaministration’s attack on the second amendment when they shipped masses of guns into Mexico and the absence of accountability for this action. - No, its not me.

Your post about Paul suggests to me that you are flying cover for President Trail of Blood and Attorney General My People. Why don’t you give it a rest and maybe post about Paul, when the thread is about oh, say, immigration?


21 posted on 10/06/2013 12:57:58 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: muir_redwoods

I believe Mexico was in on it (F&F). I think they think that getting a few hundred of their citizens killed would be a cheap price to pay to disarm law abiding Americans.


22 posted on 10/06/2013 1:33:15 PM PDT by CPO retired
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Bookmark


23 posted on 10/06/2013 2:18:03 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: jazusamo; MestaMachine; Nachum

24 posted on 10/06/2013 2:20:00 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: jazusamo

Good impeachment article, altough no one will seriously raise the issue. I also believe that impeachment is where Ted Cruz is headed, even if there are not enough Senate votes to sustain it on Obama and Holder.It needs to be done so that the nation knows just what Obama has wrought.


25 posted on 10/07/2013 2:23:09 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Candor7

I agree completely. The both of them should be impeached no matter the chances of conviction in the Senate and your point about Ted Cruz could be on the mark, I hadn’t thought of that.


26 posted on 10/07/2013 8:28:17 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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