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Jeff Sessions rips federal judges over anti-Trump bias
Washington Times ^ | 10-15-18 | Jeff Mordock

Posted on 10/16/2018 12:29:27 AM PDT by kingattax

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To: kingattax

Too little too late, fire his ass now

41 posted on 10/16/2018 7:33:23 AM PDT by Scythian_Reborn
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To: kingattax

Sessions? Sessions? Jeff Sessions? Who is Jeff Sessions?

And why does he matter

42 posted on 10/16/2018 7:37:12 AM PDT by upchuck (Definition of a Republican registered to vote but doesn't on Nov 6: A DEMOCRAT!)
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To: kingattax

“Sessions could be ...”

Anti-Trump bias? Sessions proved that with his first move - recusal from the hoax Russian collusion investigation.

We need a new AG the day after elections. We don’t want a an AG that could be something good, we need an AG that will do the job of draining the swamp.

43 posted on 10/16/2018 8:11:29 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Abolish administrative law. It's regressive, medieval and unconstitutional!)
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To: Whenifhow; null and void; aragorn; EnigmaticAnomaly; kalee; Kale; 2ndDivisionVet; azishot; ...


44 posted on 10/16/2018 8:13:23 AM PDT by bitt (We want judges that protects us from them. They, the ruling elites, want judges that PROTECT THEM!)
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To: RonnG
W. Bush’s AG firing 60 or so federal judges at one time

Not judges. US attorneys.

45 posted on 10/16/2018 8:18:21 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe)
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To: vannrox
A subsequent report by the Justice Department Inspector General in October 2008 found that the process used to fire the first seven attorneys and two others dismissed around the same time was “arbitrary”, “fundamentally flawed”, and “raised doubts about the integrity of Department prosecution decisions”.

But when Janet Reno fired 93 US attorneys that was not deemed "arbitrary" nor did it raise doubts about DOJ integrity.

46 posted on 10/16/2018 8:26:38 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe)
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To: kingattax
When a hot-button policy issue ends up in litigation, judges are starting to believe their role is to examine the entire process that led to the policy decision — to redo the entire political debate in their courtrooms.

Sessions knows that when every two-bit liberal on the bench thinks he's a mini dictator with the right to 'call the law' - that 'rule by the people' is over.

Sessions is right on this issue... and it's important.

47 posted on 10/16/2018 9:03:39 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrats protect MS-13, Open Borders and Criminals. Our side wants JOBS NOT MOBS....)
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To: kingattax

Show me.

I haven’t seen Sessions do much worthwhile, and most certainly nothing truly important within the context of the challenges the Republic faces.

I don’t think he is able to navigate confrontation.

From states violating the Equal Protection of law to US Citizens (sanctuary, voting, refusal to turn over to feds) to the war against the deep state’s coup.


48 posted on 10/16/2018 10:34:34 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

He indeed may have just awakened but his sentiment if correct. Federal judges are overstepping their bounds more than they normally do in their intrusions into the legislative and executive branches. They have done this for decades and the other two branches tolerate it.

This overstep must be dealt with at some point or the other two branches of government and elections have no meaning. The country is ruled by the courts where there is no representation of the people. Impeachments must be implemented against a few of the more grievous judges who clearly violate their oath and the rule of law. They have to be removed from the bench in a legal, due process proceeding and made an example of.

Now that being said this will also make the left more dangerous because they will use this process to remove any judge who is an originalist in their dealing with the Constitution. It needs to be done but I am not sure now is the time to do this. Because if the left eventually ignores the final branch of government, then it truly is time for a shooting war with them.

49 posted on 10/16/2018 11:27:03 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: kingattax; bitt
Hey! Stealth Jeff --
When a fed judge rules that POTUS cannot enforce a law or cannot cancel an EO written by his predecessor, it is time for POTUS to do as Prez. Andrew Jackson did: TELL SCOTUS TO GO POUND SAND! ... well, maybe not in those exact words, but... I suspect DJT is being advised to avoid impeachment talk. HUMBUG!
50 posted on 10/16/2018 11:31:59 AM PDT by Bob Ireland (The Democrat Party is a criminal enterprise)
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To: Bob Ireland

Didn’t mean ‘SCOTUS’ ... but you get the idea, Stealth Jeff.

51 posted on 10/16/2018 11:33:55 AM PDT by Bob Ireland (The Democrat Party is a criminal enterprise)
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To: RonnG

“No. The AG can only fire Federal judges one at a time. I think the Constitution forbids multiple firings at once.”

Fine then. Fire one judge A DAY.

52 posted on 10/16/2018 12:42:07 PM PDT by max americana (Fired libtard employees 9 consecutive times at every election since 08'. I hope all liberals die.)
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To: kingattax

“... once he starts it could be...”

Chances of actual global warming are FAR more probable.

53 posted on 10/16/2018 12:42:44 PM PDT by HKMk23 (You ask how to fight an idea? Well, I'll tell you how: with another idea!)
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To: Migraine

The trick is to feel when the neck breaks and drop the chicken at that point, then the head will just flop around while the chicken jumps and flops.

54 posted on 10/16/2018 3:37:43 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: Boomer

Anklepants fired 93 and not one peep was uttered...

55 posted on 10/16/2018 5:24:47 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Build the Wall and build it tall, then build a gallows and hang them ALL!)
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To: snuffy smiff

93 DAs-not judges!

56 posted on 10/16/2018 5:29:06 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Build the Wall and build it tall, then build a gallows and hang them ALL!)
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To: RipSawyer

The thing is that Sessions has been flopping around for quite some time already. Question then becomes, will he flop around even worse when he wrings his hands off?

57 posted on 10/16/2018 6:33:58 PM PDT by Migraine
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To: sarge83; MarkL

“Impeachments must be implemented against a few of the more grievous judges who clearly violate their oath and the rule of law.”

I wish it were that easy.

There is a reason why Mark Levin wrote ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Liberty Amendnents’. He NEEDED to.

We are not the college professors, and unfortunately they are the ‘high priests’ of constitutional interpretation.

According to these scholars of ‘higher’ learning, removal of a judge only occurs if he spits too much or commits some other petty personal misdemeanor. According to them, you cannot remove a judge for being an enemy of the state the way he weilds his gavel-thingy.

58 posted on 10/17/2018 1:05:17 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (News and poltiicians who ignore James O'Keefe are fake and evil.)
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To: i_robot73; eyeamok; BinaryBoy; kingattax
Yeah, how’d that tongue bath, I mean ‘leashing’ go vs. CA mayor that was colluding/obstructing/harboring/etc. criminal illegal aliens?

Hey now, lighten up Jeff couldn’t find a law that she broke. </s>

Shamelessly Stolen from Freeper eyeamok.

Federal Immigration and Nationality Act
Section 8 USC 1324(a)(1)(A)(iv)(b)(iii)
“Any person who . . . encourages or induces an alien to . . . reside . . . knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such . . . residence is . . . in violation of law, shall be punished as provided . . . for each alien in respect to whom such a violation occurs . . . fined under title 18 . . . imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.”

Section 274 felonies under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, INA 274A(a)(1)(A):

A person (including a group of persons, business, organization, or local government) commits a federal felony when she or he:

• assists an alien s/he should reasonably know is illegally in the U.S. or who lacks employment authorization, by transporting, sheltering, or assisting him or her to obtain employment, or

• encourages that alien to remain in the U.S. by referring him or her to an employer or by acting as employer or agent for an employer in any way, or

•knowingly assists illegal aliens due to personal convictions.

Penalties upon conviction include criminal fines, imprisonment, and forfeiture of vehicles and real property used to commit the crime. Anyone employing or contracting with an illegal alien without verifying his or her work authorization status is guilty of a misdemeanor. Aliens and employers violating immigration laws are subject to arrest, detention, and seizure of their vehicles or property. In addition, individuals or entities who engage in racketeering enterprises that commit (or conspire to commit) immigration-related felonies are subject to private civil suits for treble damages and injunctive relief.

Recruitment and Employment of Illegal Aliens

It is unlawful to hire an alien, to recruit an alien, or to refer an alien for a fee, knowing the alien is unauthorized to work in the United States. It is equally unlawful to continue to employ an alien knowing that the alien is unauthorized to work. Employers may give preference in recruitment and hiring to a U.S. citizen over an alien with work authorization only where the U.S. citizen is equally or better qualified. It is unlawful to hire an individual for employment in the United States without complying with employment eligibility verification requirements. Requirements include examination of identity documents and completion of Form I-9 for every employee hired. Employers must retain all I-9s, and, with three days’ advance notice, the forms must be made available for inspection. Employment includes any service or labor performed for any type of remuneration within the United States, with the exception of sporadic domestic service by an individual in a private home. Day laborers or other casual workers engaged in any compensated activity (with the above exception) are employees for purposes of immigration law. An employer includes an agent or anyone acting directly or indirectly in the interest of the employer. For purposes of verfication of authorization to work, employer also means an independent contractor, or a contractor other than the person using the alien labor. The use of temporary or short-term contracts cannot be used to circumvent the employment authorization verification requirements. If employment is to be for less than the usual three days allowed for completing the I-9 Form requirement, the form must be completed immediately at the time of hire.

An employer has constructive knowledge that an employee is an illegal unauthorized worker if a reasonable person would infer it from the facts. Constructive knowledge constituting a violation of federal law has been found where (1) the I-9 employment eligibility form has not been properly completed, including supporting documentation, (2) the employer has learned from other individuals, media reports, or any source of information available to the employer that the alien is unauthorized to work, or (3) the employer acts with reckless disregard for the legal consequences of permitting a third party to provide or introduce an illegal alien into the employer’s work force. Knowledge cannot be inferred solely on the basis of an individual’s accent or foreign appearance.

Actual specific knowledge is not required. For example, a newspaper article stating that ballrooms depend on an illegal alien work force of dance hostesses was held by the courts to be a reasonable ground for suspicion that unlawful conduct had occurred.

IT IS ILLEGAL FOR NONPROFIT OR RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS to knowingly assist an employer to violate employment sanctions, REGARDLESS OF CLAIMS THAT THEIR CONVICTIONS REQUIRE THEM TO ASSIST ALIENS. Harboring or aiding illegal aliens is not protected by the First Amendment. It is a felony to establish a commercial enterprise for the purpose of evading any provision of federal immigration law. Violators may be fined or imprisoned for up to five years.

Encouraging and Harboring Illegal Aliens

It is a violation of law for any person to conceal, harbor, or shield from detection in any place, including any building or means of transportation, any alien who is in the United States in violation of law. HARBORING MEANS ANY CONDUCT THAT TENDS TO SUBSTANTIALLY FACILITATE AN ALIEN TO REMAIN IN THE U.S. ILLEGALLY. The sheltering need not be clandestine, and harboring covers aliens arrested outdoors, as well as in a building. This provision includes harboring an alien who entered the U.S. legally but has since lost his legal status.

An employer can be convicted of the felony of harboring illegal aliens who are his employees if he takes actions in reckless disregard of their illegal status, such as ordering them to obtain false documents, altering records, obstructing INS inspections, or taking other actions that facilitate the alien’s illegal employment. Any person who within any 12-month period hires ten or more individuals with actual knowledge that they are illegal aliens or unauthorized workers is guilty of felony harboring. It is also a felony to encourage or induce an alien to come to or reside in the U.S. knowing or recklessly disregarding the fact that the alien’s entry or residence is in violation of the law. This crime applies to any person, rather than just employers of illegal aliens. Courts have ruled that “encouraging” includes counseling illegal aliens to continue working in the U.S. or assisting them to complete applications with false statements or obvious errors. The fact that the alien is a refugee fleeing persecution is not a defense to this felony, since U.S. law and the UN Protocol on Refugees both require that a refugee must report to immigration authorities without delay upon entry to the U.S.

The penalty for felony harboring is a fine and imprisonment for up to five years. The penalty for felony alien smuggling is a fine and up to ten years’ imprisonment. Where the crime causes serious bodily injury or places the life of any person in jeopardy, the penalty is a fine and up to twenty years’ imprisonment. If the criminal smuggling or harboring results in the death of any person, the penalty can include life imprisonment. Convictions for aiding, abetting, or conspiracy to commit alien smuggling or harboring, carry the same penalties. Courts can impose consecutive prison sentences for each alien smuggled or harbored. A court may order a convicted smuggler to pay restitution if the alien smuggled qualifies as a victim under the Victim and Witness Protection Act. Conspiracy to commit crimes of sheltering, harboring, or employing illegal aliens is a separate federal offense punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or five years’ imprisonment.


A person or entity having knowledge of a violation or potential violation of employer sanctions provisions may submit a signed written complaint to the INS office with jurisdiction over the business or residence of the potential violator, whether an employer, employee, or agent. The complaint must include the names and addresses of both the complainant and the violator, and detailed factual allegations, including date, time, and place of the potential violation, and the specific conduct alleged to be a violation of employer sanctions. By regulation, the INS will only investigate third-party complaints that have a reasonable probability of validity. Designated INS officers and employees, and all other officers whose duty it is to enforce criminal laws, may make an arrest for violation of smuggling or harboring illegal aliens.

State and local law enforcement officials have the general power to investigate and arrest violators of federal immigration statutes without prior INS knowledge or approval, as long as they are authorized to do so by state law. There is no extant federal limitation on this authority. The 1996 immigration control legislation passed by Congress was intended to encourage states and local agencies to participate in the process of enforcing federal immigration laws. Immigration officers and local law enforcement officers may detain an individual for a brief warrantless interrogation where circumstances create a reasonable suspicion that the individual is illegally present in the U.S. Specific facts constituting a reasonable suspicion include evasive, nervous, or erratic behavior; dress or speech indicating foreign citizenship; and presence in an area known to contain a concentration of illegal aliens. Hispanic appearance alone is not sufficient. Immigration officers and police must have a valid warrant or valid employer’s consent to enter workplaces or residences. Any vehicle used to transport or harbor illegal aliens, or used as a substantial part of an activity that encourages illegal aliens to come to or reside in the U.S. may be seized by an immigration officer and is subject to forfeiture. The forfeiture power covers any conveyances used within the U.S.

RICO — Citizen Recourse

Private persons and entities may initiate civil suits to obtain injunctions and treble damages against enterprises that conspire to or actually violate federal alien smuggling, harboring, or document fraud statutes, under the Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO). The pattern of racketeering activity is defined as commission of two or more of the listed crimes. A RICO enterprise can be any individual legal entity, or a group of individuals who are not a legal entity but are associated in fact, AND CAN INCLUDE NONPROFIT ASSOCIATIONS.

Tax Crimes

Employers who aid or abet the preparation of false tax returns by failing to pay income or Social Security taxes for illegal alien employees, or who knowingly make payments using false names or Social Security numbers, are subject to IRS criminal and civil sanctions. U.S. nationals who have suffered intentional discrimination because of citizenship or national origin by an employer with more than three employees may file a complaint within 180 days of the discriminatory act with the Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, U.S. Department of Justice. In additon to the federal statutes summarized, state laws and local ordinances controlling fair labor practices, workers compensation, zoning, safe housing and rental property, nuisance, licensing, street vending, and solicitations by contractors may also apply to activities that involve illegal aliens.

22 posted on 1/26/2017, 6:39:44 AM by eyeamok (destruction of government

59 posted on 10/17/2018 10:46:32 AM PDT by itsahoot (Welcome to the New USA where Islam is a religion of peace and Christianity is a mental disorder.)
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To: grumpygresh
we need an AG that will do the job of draining the swamp.

Do you really think the Senate would put a real live swamp drainer in power over them?


60 posted on 10/17/2018 10:58:50 AM PDT by itsahoot (Welcome to the New USA where Islam is a religion of peace and Christianity is a mental disorder.)
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