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  • Oakland orders Occupy protesters to leave plaza

    10/21/2011 12:37:18 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 20 replies · 1+ views
    San Fran Chron ^ | 10/21/11 | Demian Bulwa
    Oakland officials Thursday night ordered protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement to vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza outside City Hall, where hundreds of people have lived since Oct. 10 in an elaborate tent city complete with a kitchen, a school and a medical tent. A document titled "Notice to Vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza" was posted on the city's website at 8 p.m. by the office of City Administrator Deanna Santana. It said Oakland was committed to allowing free speech, but also had a responsibility to protect public safety. "We believe that after 10 days, the City can no longer...
  • All the President's Liars

    10/15/2011 6:39:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies ^ | 10/14/2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    All the President's Liars: The New Black Panthers Case Exposed by J. Christian Adams, and the Fast & Furious Scandal BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Random acts of journalism. They are rare. That's why we point them out when they happen. It is very rare indeed in this day and age for a journalist to actually commit journalism. Most of them just do propaganda, stenography, or what have you. Here is John King and a random act of journalism. He was on CNN, and what he did -- we got the sound bites here -- he plays Eric Holder's testimony to Congress...
  • Eric Holder’s ‘fast and furious’ demise

    10/14/2011 7:04:54 AM PDT · by SmileRight · 18 replies ^ | 10/14/2011 | Michael Dorstewitz
    “Fast and furious” isn’t just the name of a flawed government gun-running scheme. It’s also turning out to be the speed of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s fall from grace. Pressure for Holder to resign has been mounting daily amid growing evidence that he knew details of the failed gun-running operation almost from its inception. Fast and Furious was a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives scheme that ultimately resulted in firearms being supplied to Mexican drug cartels. Those same guns later killed two U.S. agents and at least 200 Mexican citizens. Holder testified under oath before Congress that...
  • Did Media Matters Collude With DOJ On Black Panther Story?

    10/03/2011 10:07:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/3/11 | Liberty Chick
    When news broke of alleged voter intimidation involving the New Black Panthers Party in the 2008 election, Media Matters for America (MMfA) launched a relentless push back against the charges, resulting in almost 8,000 MMfA site specific Google hits in which MMfA attacked virtually anyone who attempted to report on the controversy, while elevating any reporting that minimized it, or the Department of Justice’s decision to drop the case. Meanwhile, a former MMfA Director of External Affairs, Xochitl Hinojosa, who had actually joined the Department of Justice in July of 2009 as a Public Affairs Specialist, took an active role...
  • Shock Photos: Candidate Obama Appeared And Marched With New Black Panther Party in 2007

    10/03/2011 6:49:18 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 250 replies
    Big Government ^ | October 3rd | Andrew Breitbart
    New photographs obtained exclusively by reveal that Barack Obama appeared and marched with members of the New Black Panther Party as he campaigned for president in Selma, Alabama in March 2007. The photographs, captured from a Flickr photo-sharing account before it was scrubbed, are the latest evidence of the mainstream media’s failure to examine Obama’s extremist ties and radical roots.
  • Black Panther Supporter Warns Conservative Student: I Could ‘Exercise’ My 2nd Amendment Right on You

    09/26/2011 7:59:41 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    Here’s the irony about the Constitution: it doesn’t matter if you believe in it or fully accept it, it still protects you. That’s the case with one Black Panther supporter at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. During an exchange with a Constitution-loving student on campus on Sept. 16, the Black Panther supporter said that he could “exercise” his 2nd Amendment right against his fellow student while also admitting later that he doesn’t actually believe in the Constitution.
  • VIDEO: Black Panther Threatens Student Activist for Passing Out Constitutions

    09/26/2011 9:06:31 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 56 replies ^ | Sep 23, 2011 | Brittney Morrett
    Are students that promote the black panther ideology and the Office of Diversity in league together at the University of Minnesota - Duluth (UMD)? It would would appear so in the video below. The events took place last week as one young man, Phil Cleary, handed out pocket Constitutions on campus in honor of Constitution Day. He had a table with literature promoting Youth for Western Civilization, a group dedicated to traditional values and western civilization, and engaged in students and faculty passing by. Then, the leftists showed up to heckle. The young man in the video, Blair Jordon Moses,...
  • American Powder Keg: Black Panther Chairman Declares “The Hour of War Is At Hand”

    09/17/2011 8:18:41 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 134 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 9/17/11 | Mac Slavo
    As you watch the following short speech from Black Panther National Chairman Malik Shabazz, consider that, while you may disagree with his solutions to the problems or where he places some of the blame, his core message is very similar to those of others that are fed up with what’s going on in this country. Our message to the State Department, our message to the CIA, our message to Homeland Security, our message to the government today, is that your enemy is not our enemy. Your enemy in Afghanistan, your enemy in Iran, your enemy that you are bombing in...
  • New Black Panther Pres: Gird Your Loins, This Is War Against Capitalist Bloodsucker America

    09/16/2011 6:21:34 AM PDT · by Pacothecat · 62 replies
    Gird Your Loins, This Is War Against Capitalist Bloodsucker America: New Black Panther President Shabazz Tells Harlem Audience To Fight War Here At Home
  • Shock Videos: New Black Panther Party Member Teaches ‘Black Survival’

    09/01/2011 4:29:27 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 72 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sept 01, 2011 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Disturbing new YouTube videos have surfaced allegedly showing notorious New Black Panther Party member King Samir Shabazz teaching “black survival” training to a small audience — with children sitting in the front row. In each of the three videos, uploaded June 6, 2011, the man identified as Shabazz graphically demonstrates self-defense tactics using a variety of weapons, including a handgun, a machete and a baseball bat: Shabazz first takes the audience through the basics of holding a weapon. Wearing black militant clothing and a red bandana, he crouches down and aims his gun.
  • Tea Party Terrorists

    08/04/2011 6:54:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies · 1+ views ^ | August 4, 2011 | Cal Thomas
    According to the website Politico, Vice President Joe Biden agreed "with a line of argument made by Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) at a two-hour, closed-door Democratic Caucus meeting" that congressional tea party members "acted like terrorists" in the way they stood against attempts to raise taxes and force spending reductions as part of the debt-ceiling deal. Biden denied making the comparison. Given the heated rhetoric behind and in front of the scenes, the use of such a phrase, particularly in light of Biden's known salty language, has credibility. Apparently tea party critics are constitutional illiterates. The Preamble to the U.S....
  • Tea Party’s War on America

    08/02/2011 7:09:08 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 126 replies
    New York Times ^ | Published: August 1, 2011
    Tea Party’s War on America By JOE NOCERA You know what they say: Never negotiate with terrorists. It only encourages them. These last few months, much of the country has watched in horror as the Tea Party Republicans have waged jihad on the American people. Their intransigent demands for deep spending cuts, coupled with their almost gleeful willingness to destroy one of America’s most invaluable assets, its full faith and credit, were incredibly irresponsible. But they didn’t care. Their goal, they believed, was worth blowing up the country for, if that’s what it took. Like ideologues everywhere, they scorned compromise....
  • Headline Potpourri #21: NYT Phrenologists, Mr. Turtle Shackled, & Rampaging Huffington

    07/01/2011 10:21:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Blogger News Network ^ | July 1, 2011 | Frederick Meekins
    A New York Times correspondent insists that Americans living in the middle of the country have sloping foreheads. Weren’t the Nazis also obsessed with equating cranial shape with intelligence? The Washington Post labeled Glenn Beck as a “creature” in regards to his pending rally in Israel. I thought bastions of tolerance such as the Post use to warm that such linguistic dehumanization was the first step taken by the Nazis. Since the average American is no longer able to go much of anywhere because of gas prices, environmentalists are now set to declare against home entertainment devices. It is claimed...

    04/26/2011 9:04:35 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 31 replies
    Conclub ^ | 04-25-11 | The Rat
    ZULU SHABAZZ THREATENS TEA PARTY WITH ARMED VIOLENCE Our cranky pal Malik Zulu Shabazz, chairman of the New Black Panther Party, is up to his antics again. On Planet Zulu, Black Americans are the real victims of the Holocaust. Call the Rat crazy, (He’s been called worse) but Shabazz’s politics of victimization and division are little more than Liberal Class Warfare on steroids. Are the Jews God’s chosen people? Of course not, its America’s Blacks, wise up folks. The Chairman isn’t too happy with the Jews for “perpetrating the fraud” of the Holocaust or the whole “chosen people” thing either....
  • African Americans rally against Obama (New Black Panthers, black groups protest against Obama)

    04/26/2011 2:48:54 PM PDT · by Qbert · 26 replies
    Press TV ^ | Apr 25, 2011 | Press TV
    African Americans have staged a rally in Washington to protest against socioeconomic disparities in the US and failures to provide jobs to the black communities. Members of the New Black Panther Party and the Black is Back coalition converged in a neighborhood in DC's Southeast quadrant for a National Day of Action, demanding attention to inequalities in education, housing and healthcare, a Press TV correspondent reported on Monday. Protesters were particularly outraged by US President Barack Obama's failure to address the black communities' problems as figures show black unemployment hovers at staggering 16 percent nationwide. "I'm very angry and disappointed...
  • Racism in The Left - Civil War to the present

    04/24/2011 5:45:23 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 25 replies
    Dirk Thompson of 610 Am in Columbus, Ohio posted the following links today as just some of the evidence supporting the racist agenda of The Left. KKK Democrats Janeane Garofalo - Racial Attack Against Michael Steele KKK Democrats Lynching Killing Black & White 'Radical Republicans' Libtalk Host And Wife Use Racism To Attack Governor Bobby Jindal Biden the Racist - Old democrat Tea Party Racism Rev Perryman Says Enough White Corporate Liberal racist elite Barbara Boxer EXPOSED RACIST TEA-PARTIERS, THE LIBERAL LIE EXPOSED! Latin's, Blacks & Whites, UNITE! Progressive Ralliers Call for Lynching of Clarence Thomas
  • Black Panthers gearing up for "National Day of Action"

    04/24/2011 12:16:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 2+ views
    The Examiner ^ | April 22, 2011 | Jim Kouri
    The New Black Panther Party, a group described by many as being the largest organized anti-Semitic and racist Black militants in America, has used troubling language to describe several of the events scheduled to be held Saturday, April 23, in New York City, Washington, DC and about 40 other cities across the United States during its "National Day of Action. The leaders of the NBPP have stated that opposing Jews and "Zionism" is one of the "pressing issues" they wish to address, among myriad other social and political issues. Its leadership has also made threats of militant action in some...
  • Kimberly Daniels Picks Up Support From New Black Panthers (Warn the white community/conservatives)

    04/24/2011 12:00:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    First Coast News | April 22, 2011 | Lewis Turner
    Link only due to copyright issues:
  • New Black Panthers Plan Massive Egypt-Style Protest & Boycott of ‘Non-Blacks’

    04/22/2011 5:59:41 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 104 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 19, 2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl,
    The New Black Panther Party, the racist and radical black power group, has a big day ahead of it this coming Saturday. According to its website, it’s planning a massive 60-city “showdown.” And the day of rage will include a protest of “non-black” businesses. The group says it’s establishing a home base at an office building in Harlem, an area it’s modeling after revolutionary ground zero in Egypt. The site goes on to explain why its rallying: As in other revolutions, protests and uprisings going on around the earth, a showdown is looming for Saturday April 23rd as marchers with...
  • Egyptian-style Riots Coming to the U.S.? (vanity)

    04/20/2011 8:13:23 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 54 replies · 1+ views
    Black Panthers and other "activists" are planning upcoming action. April 23rd. Is saying boycott "non-black" businesses racist? Imagine a group encouraging whites to do that. It'd be headline news.
  • Michigan prosecutor files to stop Koran-burning pastor

    04/20/2011 2:14:18 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04/20/2011 | Staff
    (Reuters) - A Detroit prosecutor has filed a petition in district court to stop a Florida fundamentalist Christian preacher, who recently caused riots in Afghanistan after he burned a Koran, from holding a rally outside a large Michigan mosque. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said the threat of violence was too great to allow Terry Jones to hold the planned gathering on Friday near the Islamic Center of America -- the largest U.S. mosque -- in the heavily Muslim Detroit suburb of Dearborn. A hearing on Worthy's bid to block Jones and his supporters from holding the rally at the...
  • New Black Panthers Plan Massive Egypt-Style Protest & Boycott of ‘Non-Blacks’

    04/20/2011 10:44:45 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 79 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 19 Apr 2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    The New Black Panther Party, the racist and radical black power group, has a big day ahead of it this coming Saturday. According to its website, it’s planning a massive 60-city “showdown.“ And the day of rage will include a protest of ”non-black” businesses. The group says it’s establishing a home base at an office building in Harlem, an area it’s modeling after revolutionary ground zero in Egypt. “Like in Tahir square in Egypt we will establish this historic location for our revolution and our demands,” the website explains. “Over 1,000 are expected in this historic outdoor political rally.” The...
  • Black Panthers Leader Calls Obama A “Bamboozling N-word”, Says Michelle Should Leave Him Tonight

    04/06/2011 12:51:42 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 62 replies · 1+ views ^ | March 23 2011 |
    Malik Zulu Shabazz March 23 2011 Video:
  • Obama’s Justice Department clears itself (Rubin rips DOJ)

    04/04/2011 9:33:41 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    WaPo/Right Turn ^ | April 3, 2011 | Jennifer Rubin
    Last week intentionally gullible (frightful if they actually buy what they are writing) apologists for the Obama Justice Department proclaimed that the New Black Panther Party (NBPP) scandal was really nothing at all. You see, the Justice Department’s own Office of Personal Responsibility (OPR) had given the department a clean bill of health! Aside from the obvious hypocrisy — would a Bush self-investigation be given credence by such Obama cheerleaders? — there are multiple grounds for dismissing this as another effort at stonewalling in a scandal that has had many such examples. None of these concern the left (whether those...
  • Now Congress Steps to the Plate in the New Black Panther Scandal

    03/30/2011 10:12:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 30, 2011 | J. Christian Adams
    It’s time for the DOJ to cough up information to the House Judiciary Committee and to Congressman Frank Wolf. The Department of Justice has avoided giving Congress and the Commission on Civil Rights answers about the New Black Panther voter intimidation dismissal by pointing to the ongoing review by the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). The OPR review is now done and that diversion no longer applies. As reported by Pajamas here and here, the results were exactly as expected: DOJ concludes that DOJ did nothing wrong. DOJ used the OPR investigation to avoid providing information to outside investigators on...
  • DOJ probe says Panthers case handled appropriately

    03/29/2011 5:29:11 PM PDT · by SmithL · 38 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/29/11 | PETE YOST, Associated Press
    In a case that has drawn strong criticism from Republican conservatives, the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility has found no evidence that politics played a role when department attorneys dismissed three defendants from a voting rights lawsuit against the New Black Panther Party. OPR, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct, concluded that the government lawyers' work on the lawsuit in 2009 was based on a good-faith assessment of the law and the facts and had a reasonable basis. "We found no evidence of improper political interference or influence from within or outside the department" and the government attorneys acted...
  • New Black Panthers Turn on Obama in an N-Word, Uncle Tom Tirade (Content Warning)

    03/28/2011 10:00:35 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 29 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 28 Mar 2011
    You Should Have Listened to Farrakhan When You Were at His Table: New Black Panthers Turn on Obama in an N-Word, Uncle Tom Tirade (Content Warning)...This video is amazing
  • Fruits from the Tree of Malice

    03/26/2011 2:45:57 PM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 19 replies
    City Journal ^ | Vol. 1 No. 21 Winter 2011 | Claire Berlinski
    In the Spring 2010 issue of City Journal, I described an archive of documents from Soviet government agencies smuggled to the West by the Russian researcher Pavel Stroilov and the Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky. These documents, I noted, were available to anyone who wanted to consult them. But nobody did. Publishers were indifferent. Only a fraction of the documents had been translated into English. This was, I argued, a symptom of the world’s dangerous indifference to the enormity of Communist crimes. Within weeks of the article’s appearance, I received hundreds of e-mails. Many came from victims of Soviet Communism—there is...
  • JW Sues DOJ for Records Detailing Contacts with NAACP about Dismissal of New Black Panther...

    03/24/2011 11:30:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 24, 2011
    Complete title: JW Sues DOJ for Records Detailing Contacts with NAACP about Dismissal of New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Lawsuit “Who is running the Justice Department?” Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on March 9, 2011, against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records detailing contacts between DOJ and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) over a voter intimidation lawsuit filed against the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Kristen Clark, a representative of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund,...
  • Nation's Top Cop Vows All-Out Effort To Stop "Simply Unacceptable" Rise In Murder Of Police Officers

    03/22/2011 10:55:22 PM PDT · by topher · 35 replies ^ | March 22, 2011 | by Mike Levine
    The nation's top cop vowed Tuesday to "do all that we can" to combat what he called a "simply unacceptable" number of local and federal law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. In brief remarks before a closed-door meeting with police chiefs from around the country, Attorney General Eric Holder said nothing is "off the table," including an Obama administration push for Congress to approve new legislation. "In recent months, we have really seen a dramatic rise in the number of police officers and other law enforcement agents who have been killed in the line of duty," Holder...
  • Maher: 'Every Black Scares Republicans Unless They Look Like Urkel, Talk Like Colin Powell...'

    03/19/2011 9:56:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 19, 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    Bill Maher went on a hate-filled rant about Republicans Friday night because the GOP in his view are too interested in "useless distractions" like public unions, ACORN, NPR and Planned Parenthood. After telling his "Real Time" audience, "Governing this country with Republicans is like rooming with a meth addict," he dubbed the entire Party as racist saying, "Every black person scares you unless they look like Urkel, talk like Colin Powell and wear Bill Cosby sweaters" (video follows with transcript and commentary): (VIDEO AT LINK) BILL MAHER: New Rule: Fantasies are for sex, not public policy. When you go down...
  • Obama-Holder's latest punish-Whitey move

    03/14/2011 10:39:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 15, 2011 | Mychal Massie
    Considering the disastrous effect we are witnessing because of the election of an unqualified person as president, who then appoints an even more unqualified individual as attorney general – do we now really want our communities patrolled and protected by unqualified, barely-able-to-tie-their-own-shoestrings police officers? That's exactly what's happening in the Dayton, Ohio, Police Department – and it is happening under the directive of Attorney General Eric Holder's Department of Justice. Obama was to be America's post-racial president, and yet, he has, from the beginning, shown his eagerness to be the polar opposite. Race has led the way in Obama's administration...
  • The View from Crackerland

    03/07/2011 3:03:01 AM PST · by Scanian · 15 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | March 07, 2011 | Robert T. Smith
    Certainly the recent vexation expressed by Eric Holder over being questioned regarding the New Black Panther voter intimidation case -- i.e., his defense of "my people" -- depicts a new low in race relations here in America. The liberal media and many politicians are curiously not outraged at what is an arguably race-based federal civil rights case. We were told of a post-racial era that all Americans would enjoy as the outcome of the election of America's first African-American president. As so eloquently described by one of Mr. Holder's people, this post-racial era is not so evident in the view...
  • Eric Holder's People

    03/02/2011 6:01:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | March 2, 2011 | Staff
    Law Enforcement: The attorney general defends the Justice Department's mishandling of the New Black Panther voter intimidation case in racial terms at the same time he says race had nothing to do with it. Post-racial politics and color-blind justice took a hit Tuesday during a House subcommittee hearing into Justice's failure to pursue a clear-cut case of voter intimidation by members of the New Black Panther Party in the 2008 election. The hearing also involved the department's documented failure to cooperate with a Civil Rights Commission investigation into the matter. Attorney General Eric Holder took umbrage at a comment about...
  • HOLDER: Whites Can’t Be Victims of Racial Injustice Because They Haven’t Suffered Enough

    03/02/2011 9:23:22 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 280 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 3-2-2011 | Johnathon Burns
    HOLDER: Whites Can’t Be Victims of Racial Injustice Because They Haven’t Suffered EnoughJohnathon Burns March 2, 2011Or, The Continuing Media Narrative of ‘Acceptable’ Racism.Dr. King once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Apparently, US Attorney General Eric Holder didn’t get the memo. As reported and applauded by Politico, Holder announced Tuesday that he was fed up with listening to whining whites who claim the justice department deliberately blocks investigations of black on white racism. Predictably, the Establishment media sides with Holder. “Think about that,” Holder said. “When you compare what people endured in the South in the...
  • Liberal Media Gives Black Racism From The WH A Pass.

    03/03/2011 9:44:37 AM PST · by Lloyd Marcus · 7 replies ^ | 3-3-2011 | Lloyd Marcus
    Just when we think the liberal media's hypocrisy could not be more blatant, they kick it to the next level. They have obviously abandoned any pretense of fair and honest reporting. OK, we get it. Their template is “Conservatives suck”, kill them “politically”. Minorities are “angels”, victims of a racist America controlled by rich white guys.Folks, if you understand this mindset, you understand the liberal media's coverage of the Tea Party and their blatant ignoring of racism coming from the Left. And let me just say this. Not only does the liberal media and the Left ignore black racism, they...
  • Where “My Peoples” At? (AG Eric Holder and the Black Panthers)

    03/03/2011 12:33:49 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Six Meat Buffet ^ | March 1, 2011
    What a candid admission. After stonewalling a Congressional investigation for two years into accusations of race-based law enforcement, soon-to-be Former Attorney General Eric Holder finally snapped and started flexing the Black Panther tattoo on his biceps in front of his mixed race interrogators: The Attorney General seemed to take personal offense at a comment Culberson read in which former Democratic activist Bartle Bull called the incident the most serious act of voter intimidation he had witnessed in his career. “Think about that,” Holder said. “When you compare what people endured in the South in the 60s to try to get...
  • Do Black People Know They Belong To Eric Holder?

    03/02/2011 6:22:02 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-2-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Attorney General Holder has had 2 years to come up with why the Black Panthers in Philadelphia didn't face any consequences for voter intimidation in the 2008 election. His best shot at an explanation was that Republican focus on the Black Panthers demeans "his people" because its equating what they did to the civil rights tribulations of the 60's. Ok, fine Attorney General Holder, even though what they did really was the same thing we'll say the Black Panthers actions at that polling place in 2008 wasn't as bad as what blacks in the South had to endure 50...
  • More on "My people" (4 good linked articles)

    03/02/2011 12:32:04 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Election Law Center ^ | March 2, 2011 | Christian Adams
    More on the unfortunate "my people" blunder by Attorney General Holder. Washington Post: "That, in the trade, is called an admission against interest." National Review: A witness "will often make revealing admissions if he becomes flustered or angry. " American Thinker: "That brought out the worst in Holder who then made Culberson's case for him." The Blaze (with link to video and also Limbaugh comments) The peculiar thing about the mistake is that some outlets actually viewed the comments as a good thing, as a sassy retort, oblivious the the damage such exclusionary attitudes would cause with a large segment...

    03/02/2011 4:08:49 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 33 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | March 1, 2011 | Meredith Jessup
    Continuing to face down questions as to why the U.S. Justice Department went easy on prosecuting members of the New Black Panther Party who stood armed with nightsticks outside a Philadelphia polling location during the 2008 presidential election, Attorney General Eric Holder expressed his personal frustration over the criticism that race played a role. During a hearing of a House Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday, Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, accused Holder’s DOJ of failing to cooperate with a Civil Rights Commission investigation into the decision to dismiss the case. Holder seemed to take personal offense when Culberson read comments from former Democratic...
  • Eric Holder: Black Panther Party Case Focus demeans "my people."

    03/01/2011 11:08:40 PM PST · by T.L.Sink · 53 replies
    Politico ^ | March 1, 2011
    Attorney General Eric Holder finally got fed up with claims that the Justice Department went easy in a voting rights case against members of the Black Panther Party because they are African American. Holder's frustration became evident during a House Appropriations hearing when Rep. John Culbertson (R-Texas) accused the Justice Department of failing to cooperate with a Civil Rights Commission investigation into the handling of the 2008 incident in which Black Panthers in intimidating outfits and wielding clubs stood outside a polling place in Philadelphia. Holder seemed to take personal offense at a comment Culbertson read in which a Democratic...
  • Eric Holder: Black Panther case focus demeans 'my people'

    03/01/2011 11:15:20 AM PST · by ColdOne · 247 replies ^ | March 01, 2011 | Josh Gerstein
    Attorney General Eric Holder finally got fed up Tuesday with claims that the Justice Department went easy in a voting rights case against members of the New Black Panther Party because they are African American. Holder's frustration over the criticism became evident during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing as Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) accused the Justice Department of failing to cooperate with a Civil Rights Commission investigation into the handling of the 2008 incident in which Black Panthers in intimidating outfits and wielding a club stood outside a polling place in Philadelphia. The Attorney General seemed to take personal offense...
  • Obama's extremist pal declares 'socialism has a future'

    03/25/2010 8:46:09 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 24 replies · 716+ views ^ | March 25, 2010 | Aaron Klein
    Cornel West, an extremist race-relations instructor at Princeton, addressed the 10th annual Young Democratic Socialists conference earlier this month. The three-day event took place at Norman Thomas High School in Manhattan, named after an American socialist activist. The meeting, entitled "Real change for a change," described itself as a "snap shot of the current socialist movement in the United States."
  • Stop the Presses: Shutting Down the Civil Rights Commission’s Investigation of DOJ

    02/15/2011 9:30:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    pajamas media ^ | 12/15/11 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    President Obama and Harry Reid have used their appointment powers to stop the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' investigation into the New Black Panther Party voter-intimidation case. (Don't miss James Poulos' PJTV interview with von Spakovsky and J. Christian Adams from CPAC.) For a while, at least, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights was investigating the Justice Department’s race-based decision to dismiss the New Black Panther Party voter-intimidation case — a case DOJ had effectively won. But now President Obama and Harry Reid have used their appointment powers to stop the investigation. Never mind the incontrovertible (and mounting) evidence that...
  • New Black Panther Party case: The facts are in (Good piece by Rubin)

    01/28/2011 9:40:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies · 2+ views
    WaPo/Right Turn ^ | January 27, 2010 | Jennifer Rubin
    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights came out in December with a draft of its interim report on the New Black Panthers Party scandal. Earlier today a final report was posted on the commission's website, and with it, a flurry of rebuttals and separate statements from a number of the commissioners. The import of these statements should not be minimized. ~snip~As Gaziano and Heriot do, commissioner Peter Kirsanow (a Republican appointee) goes through the evidence of malfeasance by an Obama political appointee, Julie Fernandes: Mr. [Chris] Coates [who headed the NBPP trial team] came forward and testified to the...
  • Witching hour for Black Panthers--Justice continues to block disclosure into department activities

    01/27/2011 7:11:26 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 27, 2011 | Editorial
    The Black Panther voter-intimidation scandal is approaching the boiling point on four different burners. Evidence grows that the Justice Department is using illegitimate means to keep a lid on legitimate investigations. Because his department can’t be trusted to police itself, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. needs to appoint a special counsel. On Wednesday, Judicial Watch - a private watchdog - filed a brief in its case seeking release of official memoranda, arguing that government stonewalling, “is about political interference in [Justice’s] decision-making process and [the department‘s] efforts to avoid public scrutiny of that interference.” Most abused is the “deliberative...
  • The Left, Not the Right, Owns Political Violence

    01/10/2011 1:33:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 10, 2011 | Michael Filozof
    It took less than 24 hours for the political Left to seize upon the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six people on Saturday to blame the political Right for the shooting. Perhaps the most egregious example came from Paul Krugman of the New York Times, who wrote "We don't have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was." (The newspaper that published plagiarized and fabricated accounts of the "D.C. sniper" by affirmative-action hire Jayson Blair in 2003 is still publishing unsubstantiated suppositions without "proof," eh?) "[Giffords'] father says that ‘the...
  • Eric Holder’s ‘Made-Up’ Defense

    12/31/2010 11:50:23 AM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | December 31, 2010 | J. Christian Adams
    Sometimes politicians make the mistake of listening to their staff at their own peril. Eric Holder is making that mistake when it comes to some of the biggest scandals on his watch, such as the dismissal of the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party. Holder’s interview with Charlie Savage of the New York Times shows that he has adopted a dug-in partisan position instead of a cautious and reasoned one. For an attorney general facing increased scrutiny from Congress, this partisan approach is damaging to the Department, and probably to Holder’s tenure as attorney general.In the...
  • Sen. Kay Hagan's North Carolina Office Vandalized

    12/21/2010 5:19:07 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    AOL News - Politics Daily ^ | December 19, 2010 | Christopher Weber
    Police in North Carolina are looking for a vandal who was caught on surveillance video spray-painting swastikas on the front of Sen. Kay Hagan's Greenville office. Investigators made the footage public and are hoping viewers will help them identify the suspect. Greenville Police said along with swastikas, the phrases "criminal government," "what good is justice if the scales are bent" and "blind follow blind" were scrawled Thursday in purple paint outside the Democrat's office and on other nearby buildings. ThinkProgress pointed out that some of the graffiti appeared to be lyrics from the song "Black Panther" by folk singer Mason...
  • EDITORIAL: No sunlight on Black Panthers--Obama administration blocks transparency

    12/13/2010 5:13:16 PM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 13, 2010 | Editorial
    Judicial Watch is exposing the emptiness of open-government promises by President Obama and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. These Democrats have stiffed the legal public-interest group's Freedom of Information requests related to the Justice Department's dismissal of a voter-intimidation case against members of the New Black Panther Party. Judicial Watch's Dec. 7 filings reveal the false basis for the administration's novel claims of "privilege" against disclosure. Judicial Watch says Justice has withheld "approximately 80 documents in their entirety." The department claims many are protected by the "deliberative process privilege." That exemption from disclosure is intended to provide for what...