Skip to comments."Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice" by Sidney Powell
Posted on 11/03/2017 2:55:35 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus
Licensed to Lie is a soul crusher of a book that in very naked terms exposes the ugly corruption the we see in the Department of Justice. This book, written in 2014, will destroy any faith you have left in the American justice system, for the ending is not happy. You will weep for your country as a horde of arrogant, narcissistic, overzealous, ignorant, corrupt federal prosecutors suborn perjury, withhold evidence, threaten citizens, extort witnesses through solitary confinement, harass families, knowingly send innocent people to prison, and lie with every breath, with no one to stop their crime wave, except the Supreme Court. It all happened as Sidney Powell lived through it as the successful appellate lawyer, who claims she was forced to write this book because she could not bear the ignored corruption in her beloved legal profession.
The sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach comes with the realization that these deceitful lawyers have been left unscathed by the failed system, and horrifyingly, are promoted to higher and higher positions in the US Government. Names are named, but the ultimate Body Snatcher moment comes when a few of these scoundrels are selected to work for Bob Mueller in the Russia investigation.
Sidney Powell tells the story of the prosecutorial misconduct that destroyed US Senator Ted Stevens, destroyed Arthur Andersen, and sent four innocent Merrill Lynch bankers to prison in the Enron scandal. These convictions were mostly all reversed by the Supreme Court or Fifth Circuit for apparent reasons. The book reads like a fast paced legal thriller, replete with lying lawyers, threats, prison cells, suicides, hidden evidence, disappearing witnesses, lazy judges and a tidal wave of prosecutorial misconduct by government lawyers! Sidney Powell powers through the years, like a Frank Serpico, an honest person walking through a Dantes hell of corruption that has no check, nor balance save for one federal judge, Emmet Sullivan, as a sole island of sanity. But he cannot be everywhere, and most of the lazy federal judges are happy being spoon fed their words by the US attorneys. Sidney does the backbreaking appeals work, reading tractor trailers of documents and providing a plethora of compelling courtroom speeches that a gang of grim, Kremlin like federal judges continued to ignore, until they couldnt. It rings of a Stalinist show trial, or a Franz Kafka midnight arrest as the power of the government to crush innocent lives is overwhelmingly demonstrated.
There is some satisfaction, in the Arthur Andersen case, when Antonin Scalia, starts putting the wood to the government lawyers for their horrible work, and the conviction is thrown out by a score of 9 0. Yet one realizes the resources a regular citizen will need to reach that point of protection are astronomical.
The NYT refused to review the book. Barnes and Noble will not stock it. Even the NY Post spiked a story about it. The corrupt prosecutors were never sanctioned, in fact they have received promotions and high positions in the Obama White House, DOJ and the current Mueller legal team. None of the accused prosecutors named in this book have ever fought the author. The written record provides too much evidence. Ethical charges were brought against the lawyers at the time, by ethical duty of the appellate legal team, and ignored and dismissed by the various governing bodies. Which, by the way, looked like an ugly deep state reaction. None of the corrupt prosecutors criminal convictions held up, but somehow they are free of any misconduct, when there is evidence to the contrary it does not compute.
Senator Orrin Hatch held the book to the TV cameras during the Loretta Lynch hearings and asked her to promise to read it and to clean up the DOJ, which she agreed. I doubt she ever read it, seeing how she conducted herself. Remember the corruption in the Ted Stevens criminal case changed the balance of power in the Senate and was that done by design? It was only thwarted by a FBI agent, Chad Joy, (who deserves a Nobel Prize), and stood up as a whistle blower and said the prosecution withheld evidence! The arrogance in the Arthur Andersen prosecution destroyed a world class firm and 35,000 jobs, yet its conviction was thrown out! It never should have happened. Corruption has very bad consequences.
This book needs to be read, Judge Alex Kozinski wrote the forward and supports the effort, it is a brave work and unfortunately, too accurate. Sidney is hated by the DOJ and they often refuse speaking venues if she is present at the event. She is a brave woman but the facts are so compelling, that I am sure her enemies do not want to debate them.
The Kenyaneisan Usurpation has corrupted every agency of the federal government.
Both parties are in on the plan to steal our country from us.
With Jeff ZZZZZessssions, it’s Licensed to Lie Down.
For me, this explains Jeff Sessions’ unwillingness to prosecute the outrages of committed by Clinton, Comey, Lynch, Obama, et al.
The government is allowed to lie to you, but it is illegal for you to lie to the government. Who’s really in charge? Freedom? It all belongs to our overseer lords: the Deep State Swamp.
This time they’ve decided they’re powerful enough to overthrow the elected President with their fabricated charges, prosecutorial extortion and vengeful madness.
Do we let them hijack the entire United States for their own purposes? Does anyone think Mueller is doing this for “justice”?
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Yet nothing regarding Fast & Furious, Uranium One, Hillary illegal server, classified documents on Huma Abedin’s/Anthony Weiner’s laptop, Clinton Foundation, and other absolutely serious crimes committed against this country.
I sure hope that President Trump has a few copies to read and share!!!
Jeff Sessions should get an autographed copy.
Drain and fumigate the DC Swamp as well as the Swamps in every state and city in the USA. Corruption and treason are rampant in this country.
That’s why Ben Franklin made the statement he did. The American people have been asleep and this is the result. Some are finally waking up, but we need more, and I hope it’s not too little too late.
This was from 2014, those scandals were post that.
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stealing - no, it was stolen long ago.
Can we fight to get it back? We need 1,000 more Trumps...not likely to happen,.......but God...
Better check the timeline again, however, that is not my point at all. It's the pattern of the way the FBI has operated under the Obama Administration.
Fast & Furious happened in 2010, and become public in 2012.
Uranium One Federal agents used a confidential U.S. witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FBI and court documents show.
Hillary's illegal server was in use from 2009-2013, and I seriously doubt that the FBI was unaware of its existence.
“This book, written in 2014, will destroy any faith you have left in the American justice system,”.......
Sorry but I lost that “faith” a long time back. We have no HONEST justice system anymore, unless of course you happen to have no money to defend yourself, then its “bring on the hanging judge”.
The author is correct about how corrupt they are. And Andrew Wiessmann (now working for Mueller) is one of the most corrupt. He destroyed Arthur Anderson and thousands of jobs - because he could.
As far as Enron goes, not everyone who worked for that company was a criminal - but the DOJ treated them worse than the mafia. Lives were destroyed, and an innocent man (Cliff Baxter) even committed suicide because of them.
Justice Scalia (mentioned in the piece) helped reverse one of Weissmann's cluster foxtrots, in a 9-0 decision, with Scalia leading the charge.
I can't help but think that Deep State revenge for that was a factor in Scalia's murder.
How many million have to show up in DC for them to get the message that we’re beyond pissed?
When you stop and realize that we, the taxpayers, are footing the bill to have these scoundrels conduct legal jihad against us, it makes your blood boil. Now, it is easier to understand how Obozo’s crooked DOJ spent millions defending against the many patriots who challenged his unqualified presidential status.
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