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  • Milwaukee Riots: Body-Cam Footage Shows Shooting Victim Had A Gun

    08/16/2016 7:25:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/16/2016 | Matt Vespa
    Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett held a news conference, where he commended the work of the city’s first responders, the amazing restraint police have had while dealing with the unrest, and the saying that a curfew will be imposed until order is restored. The state’s National Guard has been activated, though they will not be deployed unless Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn deems it necessary. They city has been thrown into turmoil over the officer-involved shooting of Sylville Smith. Barrett said that the officer was wearing a body-cam at the time of the shooting. He didn’t see the full video, but...
  • DOJ Blocked Clinton Foundation Probe - Drudge

    08/10/2016 11:33:08 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 112 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 8/10/2016 | Daniella Diaz
    Washington (CNN)Newly released emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state raise questions about the nature of the department's relationship with the Clinton Foundation. Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, released 296 pages of emails from the Democratic presidential nominee, including 44 that Judicial Watch says were not previously handed over to the State Department by Clinton. The emails, many of which are heavily redacted, raise questions about the Clinton Foundation's influence on the State Department and its relations during her tenure. In one instance, top Clinton Foundation official Doug Band lobbied Clinton aides for a job for someone...
  • Fairness Itself Demands Justice for Keith Wasserstrom (Noble Public Official Railroaded by Radicals)

    08/07/2016 11:28:59 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 5 replies
    08/08/2016 | Yomin Postelnik
    This summer, the Supreme Court of the United States, in an act that has gained wide praised for its fairness, decided that Gov. Bob McDonnell had been wrongly convicted. He had broken no law and the Court was rightly concerned that if anti-corruption laws were applied so broadly, it would have the effect of deterring good people from running for public office. The worst example of such egregious prosecution was the railroading of an innocent city commissioner, Keith Wasserstrom. He was a pillar of his community who had stood up to local party bosses and paid a heavy price. What...
  • Brazil's Lula to stand trial for obstruction of justice: court

    07/29/2016 7:18:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/28/16 | Reuters
    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and the former chief executive of investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual SA will stand trial for obstruction of justice, documents from a federal court in Brasilia showed on Friday. Lula was previously under investigation in various jurisdictions in a sprawling corruption probe focused on state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) but is now officially a defendant. The case dates to last November, when former Senator Delcidio do Amaral and Andre Esteves, the founder and former CEO of BTG Pactual, were arrested for allegedly trying to stop a...
  • Sheriff thrills GOP: 'Blue Lives Matter'

    07/18/2016 7:28:32 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 18, 2016 | Cate Martel
    Sheriff David Clarke: American safety has been shattered Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. brought the crowd at the Republican National Convention to its feet Monday night, declaring "Blue Lives Matter" to wild applause. “We simply cannot be great if we do not feel safe in our homes, on our streets and in our communities,” Clarke said during his convention speech. “Donald Trump understands that what can make our nation safe again is a recommitment to a system of justice in which no government official — not even those who have fought their way to the marble and granite halls...
  • 'Dear black people, I'm sorry - but I wouldn't change places with you': Teen unleashes [tr]

    07/12/2016 11:21:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 12, 2016 | Carly Stern
    A video of a white high school student publicly talking about race has gone viral, but not for the reasons one might expect when they hear the phrase 'privileged white teenager'. In May, 14-year-old Royce Mann participated in a poetry slam at his private school in Atlanta, Georgia and took home the first place prize for the poem he wrote, which he called White Boy Privilege. In it, the eighth grader is brutally honest about the ways in which he better off because he isn't black, Asian-American, Native American, or a woman — and signs off with a call to...
  • Public university now requires applicants pledge commitment to ‘diversity and inclusion’

    07/11/2016 7:03:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    College Fix ^ | July 11, 2016 | William Nardi
    The University of Cincinnati has rolled out a new policy that requires faculty and staff applicants pledge their commitment to “diversity and inclusion.” The policy comes at a university with a stated goal of hiring more “historically underrepresented” employees, a benchmark spelled out in its “UC Affirmative Action Plan” that calls for more African American, women, and other “traditionally unrepresented” employees campuswide.
  • New revelation helps exonerate Scooter Libby

    04/07/2015 4:23:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 7, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    In a book just released, The Story: A Reporter's Journey, Judith Miller, a key witness in the Libby prosecution, states that Patrick Fitzgerald had offered repeatedly to drop all charges against Lewis Libby if he would "deliver" Vice President Cheney to him. In addition, she charges that Fitzgerald manipulated her into incorrectly testifying about a critical conversation she had with Libby and withheld exculpatory evidence from both her and the defense in order to induce her mistaken testimony – testimony the prosecution knew was made because she was acting under a false belief....[must read snip]....Rizzo, of course, is focused only...
  • Affleck: Bush 'Can Be Hung' for Leakgate

    04/08/2006 8:16:12 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 225 replies · 7,061+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/8/06 | NewsMax
    Actor Ben Affleck has made it very clear where his sympathies lie in the Leakgate affair -- and it isn't with the White House. Appearing on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," Affleck charged that President Bush "probably also leaked” CIA agent Valerie Plame's name and so "if he did, you can be hung for that! That's treason!” He continued: "You could be killed. That's not a joking around Tom DeLay 'I'll do a year, I bribed the state officials with corporate money.' That's like they shoot you in the battlefield for doing that.” Affleck also called DeLay a "criminal."
  • Ben Affleck: Bush Can Be Hung for 'Leaks' in Plamegate

    04/09/2006 5:41:46 PM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 93 replies · 2,998+ views
    National Ledger ^ | April 9, 2006 | Josh Hart
    Ben Affleck: Bush Can Be Hung for 'Leaks' in Plamegate By Josh Hart Apr 9, 2006 Actor Ben Affleck suggested this weekend on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' that President Bush “probably leaked” Valerie Plame's name and so “if he did, you can be hung for that! That's treason!” The would be politician and Democrat went through this exchange according to News Busters that gives a brief and rough transcript on how Mr. Affleck came to this conclusion. *** The panel guests were Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) who was quite humorous as he let loose with some funny four-quotes. Bill...
  • Judith Miller Recants; Where's the Media?

    07/10/2016 4:50:55 PM PDT · by Enchante · 23 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 18, 2015 | Peter Berkowitz
    In “The Story: A Reporter’s Journey,” which hit book store shelves Tuesday, April 7, former New York Times reporter Judith Miller revealed in the final chapter that she now believes that she was induced by then-Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald to give false testimony in the 2007 trial of I. “Lewis” Scooter Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney. Given that Fitzgerald’s three-and-a-half year-long investigation and prosecution of Libby riveted the nation’s capital and generated vast news coverage implying, when not outright declaring, that the Bush administration lied the nation into war, one might think that recantation...
  • The Sifting...choose ye this day...

    I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:(Deuteronomy 30:19)And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.(Luke 22:31-32)Historic and prophetic events are rapidly coming crashing down around us, in breathtaking rates of speed and severity. In the past week alone, We beheld with horror...
  • This is what American justice has become

    07/06/2016 4:20:56 PM PDT · by vannrox · 6 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 7-7-2016 | Tyler Durden
    This Is What "American Justice" Has Become by Tyler Durden Jul 6, 2016 5:40 PM "What difference does it make?" h/t @noalpha_allbeta
  • Justice Dept. closes Clinton email probe with no charges

    07/06/2016 3:22:22 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 72 replies
    WPIX ^ | July 6, 2016 | AP
    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the Hillary Clinton email investigation is being closed without any criminal charges. Lynch announced the Justice Department decision Wednesday, one day after FBI Director James Comey recommended against any prosecution.
  • Family declares war on off-duty cop in road rage shooting

    07/06/2016 12:19:07 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 5, 2016 | Lorena Mongelli, Tina Moore and Joe Tacopino
    The family of a Brooklyn man shot dead by an off-duty cop during a road-rage incident demanded Tuesday that the officer be charged in the killing — or they’ll “hunt him down” themselves. Zoe Dempsey, the 23-year-old niece of slain dad Delrawn Small, said, “We will seek our justice’’ — and get violent if necessary.
  • He's got her back: Obama to tell foe-to-friend story at Hillary Clinton event

    07/04/2016 7:18:10 AM PDT · by Enchante · 10 replies
    AP via Daily Mail ^ | July 4, 2016 | Staff
    The foe-to-friend story will be at the center of the Obama-Clinton show in Charlotte, North Carolina, aides to both say. In his remarks, the president will act as a character witness for his former secretary of state, who is struggling to convince voters of her trustworthiness and honesty. There is no better politician to testify on her behalf, many Democrats believe, than the man who once counted himself among the Clinton skeptics but came around to be one of her biggest boosters. 'I think that he can be very helpful, particularly with Democratic voters and some independent voters who have...
  • You Owe Them Nothing - Not Respect, Not Loyalty, Not Obedience

    07/04/2016 4:58:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 96 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 4, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    Sometimes in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another. It is high time to declare our personal independence from any remnant of obligation to those who have spit upon the rule of law. We owe them nothing - not respect, not loyalty, not obedience. Think about it. If you are out driving at 3 a.m., do you stop at a stop sign when there’s no one coming? Of course you do. You don’t need a cop to be there to make you stop. You do...
  • Bill Clinton’s pardon of fugitive Marc Rich continues to pay big

    07/01/2016 6:39:12 AM PDT · by Enchante · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 16, 2016 | Peter Schweitzer
    But while the pardon was a political mistake, it certainly was not a financial one. In the years following the scandal, the flow of funds from those connected to Marc Rich or the pardon scandal have continued to the Clintons. Rich died in 2013. But his business partners, lawyers, advisers and friends have showered millions of dollars on the Clintons in the decade and a half following the scandal.... ...In the years since the pardon was granted, Dozoretz has served the Clintons closely: as the finance co-chair of Hillary’s 2008 campaign and as a senior State Department official during Hillary’s...
  • Appoint a special Counsel for Lerner

    06/30/2016 10:17:01 AM PDT · by Another Kansan · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | June 30, 2016 | Eliana Johnson
    Recently obtained documents raise new questions about Lois Lerner’s role in sending confidential tax returns to the Justice Department. It is likely the largest unauthorized disclosure of tax-return information in history: the transfer of some 1.25 million pages of confidential tax returns from the IRS to the Department of Justice in October of 2010. And it was almost certainly illegal. The documents, which consisted chiefly of non-profit tax returns, were transferred to the DOJ’s criminal division from the IRS at the request of Lois Lerner, who wanted to get the information to the DOJ in advance of a meeting where...
  • The fix is in

    06/30/2016 9:23:59 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 59 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-30-16 | DrJohn
    Just how stupid do democrats think Americans are? Loretta Lynch, who just happened to be in Phoenix, held a private meeting on her aircraft with none other than Bill Clinton, who also just happened to be in Phoenix at the very same time. PHOENIX - Amid an ongoing investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of email and hours before the public release of the Benghazi report, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch met privately with former President Bill Clinton. The private meeting took place on the west side of Sky Harbor International Airport on board a parked private plane. Former President Clinton...
  • University of Wisconsin students to undergo mandatory ‘cultural competency training’

    06/14/2016 6:22:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    EAGNews.org ^ | June 14, 2016 | Steve Gunn
    Is the University of Wisconsin-Madison running the risk of having minority students viewed as being coddled and overprotected from “seemingly minor or unintentional” slights? gotprivilegeIs it creating an environment where the slightest statement or action could provoke a finger-pointing witch hunt for students who are accused of insensitivity? Is it encouraging minority students to become hyper-sensitive to the point where people of different skin colors are afraid to associate openly and freely, without having their speech constantly monitored for words that might upset someone? The university has announced that it will require about 1,000 incoming students to participate in “cultural...
  • VA Announces Formal Removal of Three Phoenix Health Care System Officials

    06/08/2016 2:33:09 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 16 replies
    WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it has removed three senior officials at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. The move follows an announcement in March in which VA proposed the removal of Lance Robinson, the facility’s Associate Director; Brad Curry, Chief of Health Administration Service; and Dr. Darren Deering, Chief of Staff. In addition to other causes, the three were removed for negligent performance of duties and failure to provide effective oversight for not ensuring Veterans were either properly scheduled for appointments or placed on an appropriate wait list. “We have an obligation to...
  • Re-Tribalizing America

    05/25/2016 12:44:02 PM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    American Conservative ^ | May 25, 2016 | Rod Dreher
    So this happened: Milo Yiannopoulos’ event at DePaul University had to be cut short Tuesday night after protesters stormed the stage, blew whistles, grabbed the microphone out of the interviewer’s hand, and threatened to punch Yiannopoulos in the face. Watch the video clip here. More from the Breitbart story: Yiannopoulos attempted to continue the event, but protesters refused to leave the stage and the group of security guards (which DePaul forced both the organisers and Breitbart to pay for) refused to intervene.
  • Justice and Mercy Are Alike for God

    05/11/2016 8:35:53 AM PDT · by Salvation · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-10-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Justice and Mercy Are Alike for God Msgr. Charles Pope • May 10, 2016 • I recently prepared a talk to present to a group of lawyers on the relationship between justice and mercy. The following is a summary of the basic points: I. Distinctions – From our perspective as humans, we tend to distinguish sharply between justice and mercy.For us, justice is the rendering to each person what is due to him or her. There is a kind of “You did it, you get it” mentality (whether praise or rebuke, reward or punishment). For us, justice is about...
  • Oregon State University to Force All Students to Take ‘Social Justice Training’

    05/07/2016 5:35:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 65 replies
    National Review ^ | May 6, 2016 | Katherine Timpf
    Oregon State University reportedly plans to force all students to take a “social justice training” beginning in the fall of 2016. “This training initiative is intended to provide all students entering Oregon State University an orientation to concepts of diversity, inclusion and social justice and help empower all OSU students to contribute to an inclusive university community,” states the description of the proposed program, which Reason reports was sent in an e-mail to students earlier this week.
  • SOLDIERS NEED OUR HELP! JUST SIGN A PETITION!

    05/04/2016 10:53:29 AM PDT · by seekthetruth · 25 replies
    The Band Of Mothers ^ | May 4, 2016 | Beverly Perlson
    To all of you patriotic Americans out there who have supported our efforts to see our Sons in Leavenworth returned to their families, please read the email below from attorney Colby Vokey, LT COL USMC (Ret). Colby lays out all the reasons we have expressed over the years regarding the imprisonment of our Sons in Leavenworth. I will spare you all my rage as you have heard it over and over again for what seems like a lifetime. Rather, I will quote Colby: "What matters is that it's time to bring our warriors all the way home." Please sign the...
  • ICE releases 19,723 criminal illegals, 208 convicted of murder, 900 of sex crimes

    04/28/2016 5:38:33 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 28, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in 2015 decided not to deport but release 19,723 criminal illegal immigrants, including 208 convicted of murder, over 900 convicted of sex crimes and 12,307 of drunk driving, according to new government numbers. Overall, those released into virtually every state and territory of America had a total of 64,197 convictions among them, for an average of 3.25 convictions each, according to an analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies. ICE also said that the group were convicted of 8,234 violent crimes. [Snip] Meanwhile, ICE said that it has also slashed the number of...
  • Cruz and Kasich Condemned an Innocent Man=> Only Trump Stood by Lewandowski (Video)

    04/14/2016 7:45:54 AM PDT · by seekthetruth · 102 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 14, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    America needs real leadership - not reactionary hacks who bend to the will of the liberal media.
  • The Prosecution of Hillary Clinton

    04/12/2016 9:22:49 AM PDT · by henkster · 70 replies
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    As a former prosecutor and now defense attorney, I’ve had a number of thoughts about Clinton’s case, which mostly deal with tactics and logistics and not so much with the actual evidence itself. For these thoughts, I put myself in the shoes of the U.S. Attorney who gets this case dumped in his lap. What, exactly, are you dealing with? 1. Your defendant, thanks to the very graft machine you are expected to prosecute, will have access to almost unlimited financial resources. Unless the FBI has identified all the shady “shell corporations” where Hillary has hidden her money, and you...
  • Cop LOSES It on Truck Driver! Then THIS Happens!

    04/08/2016 10:37:49 AM PDT · by patlin · 45 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 23, 2016 | ppsimmons
    No article, just video of an officer having a bad day & how a cool head and a dash cam can help an officer in need of compassion, turn his bad day into a good one!
  • The Last Vampire - The Fifth Liberal Justice

    03/25/2016 8:11:32 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 17 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 3-25-2016 | Steven Maikoski
    Conservatives are focusing on the nomination of Merrick B. Garland as a fight for Second Amendment rights, but it is much more than that. Seating Garland (or any other liberal) on the bench will be a great triumph for the liberal faction. That one liberal justice will be the last vampire needed to suck the blood out of our constitutional government. To understand my claim, we must first define the liberal process: it is the subjective interpretation and enforcement of law—instead of honoring law as it is written. To a liberal, the actual intent of written law matters only when...
  • Justice: How Can Gov’t Function If It Can’t Make People Do Things They Believe Will Damn Their

    03/24/2016 2:09:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    cns news ^ | 3/24/16 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In oral arguments in the Supreme Court yesterday, Justice Sonia Sotomayor asked an attorney representing East Texas Baptist University, Southern Nazarene University, Geneva College and the Little Sisters of the Poor whether the United States government would ever be able to function if it could not demand that people do things that those people believe will cause their souls to “be damned in some way.” “Because every believer that’s ever come before us, including the people in the military, are saying that my soul will be damned in some way,” said Sotomayor. “I’m not naysaying that that is a very...
  • Justice Department charges several Iranians in 2013 hacking of New York dam

    03/24/2016 9:00:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/24/16 | Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff
    Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged Thursday in a series of punishing cyberattacks on a small dam outside New York City and on dozens of banks -- intrusions that reached into American infrastructure and disrupted the financial system, federal law enforcement officials said. The hackers were charged in indictments unsealed and announced at a Justice Department news conference in Washington. All seven worked for Iranian computer companies that did work on behalf of the Iranian government, the U.S. said. The attacks on the U.S. financial sector from 2011 to 2013 disabled bank websites and caused tens of...
  • Senator's Response on SCOTUS Appointment

    03/19/2016 2:55:17 AM PDT · by PubliusMM · 13 replies
    Email to Constituent | 3/18/2016 | Office of Sherrod Brown
    Here is the response from (Democrat) Sen Sherrod Brown to my missive to him that no nominee by 0bama should be considered in the Senate, to fill the SCOTUS vacancy left by the passing of Antonin Scalia. Typical dhimmicrap revisionist history drizzled onto a lesson in Constitutional semantics. ===== Thank you for contacting me regarding the current vacancy on the Supreme Court. Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution clearly states that the President “shall” nominate Supreme Court justices with the “advice and consent” of the Senate. It does not say “may” and is not followed by a clause that...
  • President Obama has chosen Merrick Garland to replace Supreme Court Justice Scalia

    03/16/2016 7:04:20 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 88 replies
    CNN.com ^ | March 16 2016
    Video only so far
  • Judge Jeanine: Mitt Romney awoke a sleeping giant

    03/05/2016 10:41:08 PM PST · by parisa · 223 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/6/16 | Judge Jeanine
    The establishment is panicked and the former Republican presidential nominee just confirmed it
  • Curt Schilling Says Hillary Clinton 'Should Be Buried Under A Jail'

    03/02/2016 3:24:56 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 26 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | March 1
    That brings us to Tuesday's interview in which Schilling devoted about eight minutes (starting near the 28-minute mark) to talking about Clinton, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and the various things that scare him for the future of America. The interview, though, was at its most provocative when Schilling railed on Clinton. "If she’s allowed to get to the general election before she’s in prison I’ll be stunned and upset,” Schilling said. “Because I think she’s shown her true colors all along the way and I’ll ask you this: Do you see her being anything even remotely different than what we’ve...
  • Daily Mail Calls Justice Clarence Thomas ‘It’ in Hit Piece

    02/29/2016 8:10:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/29/2016 | Jerome Hudson
    On a day that marked the first time in 10 years that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas uttered a single word from the bench, the British-based tabloid Daily Mail mocked Thomas’s rare inquest in a vile headline: “IT SPEAKS! Justice Clarence Thomas asks a question in court for the first time in 10 YEARS in gun case .” Associate Justice Thomas questioned a government lawyer in a case to determine whether those guilty of committing domestic violence can lawfully have their Constitutional right to possess firearms restricted. Thomas asked the lawyer to list an instance when a “misdemeanor violation suspends...
  • [Benghazi] Select Committee Announces Scheduled Testimony of Additional Witnesses

    02/29/2016 6:04:17 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 28 replies
    Washington, D.C. — Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy (SC-04) released the following statement announcing the upcoming private testimony of additional witnesses: “Our committee continues to break an immense amount of new ground as we compile the most comprehensive accounting of what happened before, during and after the terrorist attacks in Benghazi. As we approach our 80th witness interview and work to release our report and recommendations before summer, it’s time for the administration to turn over the records this committee requested nearly a year ago. The American people and the families of the victims deserve the truth, and...
  • Antonin Scalia and G.K. Chesterton

    02/17/2016 10:01:27 AM PST · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 2/15/16 | R. Michael Dunnigan
    Even in his very first years on the US Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia already was making a profound impression on the Court, on Washington, and on American life. I matriculated at Georgetown Law shortly after Scalia joined the Court, and throughout the course of my legal studies, he often was the talk of both the town and the law school. He quickly became something of a judicial folk hero to students who favored judicial restraint, a method of judicial decision-making marked by a justice’s broad deference to the decisions of the people and their elected representatives, and by...
  • President Obama Full Statement on Death of Justice Scalia (2-13-16)

    02/14/2016 1:21:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/14/16 | Right Side Broadcasting
    Video at link.
  • Senate Democrats in 1960 pass resolution against election-year Supreme Court recess appointments

    02/14/2016 10:51:03 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 27 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2/13/16 | David Bernstein
    in August 1960, the Democrat-controlled Senate passed a resolution, S.RES. 334, “Expressing the sense of the Senate that the president should not make recess appointments to the Supreme Court, except to prevent or end a breakdown in the administration of the Court’s business.” Each of President Eisenhower’s SCOTUS appointments had initially been a recess appointment who was later confirmed by the Senate, and the Democrats were apparently concerned that Ike would try to fill any last-minute vacancy that might arise with a recess appointment. Not surprisingly, the Republicans objected, insisting that the Court should have a full complement of Justices...
  • Judge denies Fattah lawyers' bid to withdraw (Dem Rep stiffing lawyers by using money to campaign)

    01/28/2016 11:56:23 AM PST · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Philly.com ^ | January 28, 2016 | Jeremy Roebuck
    Quick Summary: Dem Rep. Chaka Fattah is cheating the lawyers defending him in his bribery case by using all of his money to campaign for reelection -- and the Federal judge basically told the lawyers "too bad" A federal judge on Wednesday called U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah's decision to prioritize fund-raising for his reelection campaign above paying his lawyers "particularly unfair" but denied a request from his defense team to withdraw from his corruption case. U.S. District Judge Harvey Bartle III said that though the lawyers had not been fully paid in months, they were aware of the time and...
  • Ted Cruz Best Choice to End Lawlessness at Justice Department

    01/27/2016 5:04:39 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 26, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    Of the remaining Republican presidential candidates, Senator Ted Cruz is the best choice to repair the mess that Eric Holder and Barack Obama have left at the United States Department of Justice. Cruz alone has an understanding of both the corrosive and lawless policies of the last seven years as well as the complex task of restoring the rule of law. Cruz has an outsider’s zeal to reverse Obama’s lawlessness with the insider’s ability to overcome bureaucratic inertia.-snip- If you care about energy, national security, religious liberty, immigration or the power of government, it is the Justice Department lawyers that...
  • Why the Justice Department Won’t Work with the FBI on Clinton’s E-mail Case

    01/23/2016 3:59:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 71 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/23/16 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    **SNIP** Yet, in reporting the story, the Times' Mark Mazzetti took pains to stress: "The government has said that Mrs. Clinton is not a subject of the investigation." Really? Well, to put it in Clintonian terms: It all depends on what the definition of "subject" is. Though you wouldn't know it from the Times, "subject" is a term of art in criminal investigations. It refers to one of the three categories into which prosecutors fit every relevant actor. Subjects are people whose conduct is being scrutinized and who, depending on what evidence turns up, may or may not be charged....
  • IRS Scandal: It's The Tax Collector's Turn To Be A Defendant

    01/22/2016 5:42:32 AM PST · by Taxman · 9 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 01/14/16 | IBD Editorial Staff
    Justice: It's not often that the victims of IRS abuse find satisfaction, but the Tea Party groups mistreated by the tax collector will get a shot. Maybe next will be an audit of the IRS — which apparently hasn't changed its ways. On Tuesday, Day 978 of the unresolved IRS scandal, a federal judge granted class-action status to as many as 300 conservative groups that have been affected by the agency's practice of unduly scrutinizing small-government organizations that sought tax-exempt status but which the IRS saw as dangerous dissidents. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Dlott's ruling also opens the door...
  • A Free Republic Accountability Project: Let's Name Names

    01/21/2016 4:49:13 PM PST · by JewishRighter · 48 replies
    January 21, 2016 | JewishRighter
    I'd like to propose an accountability project. I invite all FReepers to list the names of public officials and others who have never been held to account for crimes, corruption and other misdeeds that are readily verifiable and widely known. My goal is to make sure we have before us a list of accounts that should be settled if and when justice and accountability are restored. I'll start off with a list that comes to mind: 1. Bill Clinton: Selling technology to the ChiComs for campaign cash; failing to catch or kill Bin Laden; multiple acts of abuse of power;...
  • The Right Stuff

    01/19/2016 7:52:53 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/20/05 | Ted Cruz
    John Roberts should be a quick confirm. In 1995, while clerking for Chief Justice William Rehnquist, I and my two fellow law clerks asked the chief whom he thought was the best Supreme Court lawyer currently practicing. The chief replied, with a twinkle in his eye, that he thought he could probably get a majority of his colleagues to agree that John Roberts was the best Supreme Court advocate in the nation.
  • Code 20: Proclaiming the Gospel and Christ’s Dominion Through Due Process and Just Warfare

    01/17/2016 1:34:28 PM PST · by RightSideNews · 4 replies
    Right Side News ^ | January 17, 2016 | Steve Klein
    by Steve Klein CODE 20 We the People rescuing ourselves from the Muslim Terrorist networks in America linked globally with one purpose in mind: To destroy our Freedom replacing our law with Islamic Law. Under the U.S. Constitution built upon Anglo-American Common law it is illegal, unethical and immoral for us NOT to engage in Code 20. Article 3 of the Northwest Ordinance is understood to mean the Reformed Protestantism of 1784 is the basis of good government. This painting shows the First Amendment, street preaching as the requisite of good government: The 10 Commandments and the Law Written on...
  • Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs

    01/13/2016 8:37:33 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 5 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 1-13-16 | Richard Kirk
    A liberal who's been mugged, it's said, becomes a conservative. But what does a conservative become when he's mugged by a corrupt, politically driven justice system? Dinesh D’Souza's latest book, Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me About Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party answers that question. D'Souza now views the Progressive movement as a criminal enterprise designed to pull off the biggest heist in world history -- effective control of the enormous wealth created by America's entrepreneurs. This bounty, the author argues, was made possible by the country's embrace of a capitalist system that rewards industry...