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  • Will Fast And Furious Justice Finally Befall Eric Holder? (good read - long)

    10/06/2013 11:27:21 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 6, 2013 | Larry Bell
    Serial abuses of justice by America’s top law enforcement official should be enough to make just about any tinhorn banana republic dictator blush. Yet regarding any embarrassment evidenced by the leader of the free world… not so much. Despite the fact that our attorney general has been indicted for contempt of Congress on both felony and civil charges, has repeatedly lied under oath, and has routinely turned a blind eye to laws that he is duty-bound to enforce, Mr. Holder continues to serve at the behest of his presidential mentor. At least he has so far. Apparently not so very...
  • Teenage Star Witness Against George Zimmerman Has Tweeted About Case, Getting High, "Court Nails"

    06/26/2013 11:42:08 AM PDT · by grundle · 19 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | June 25, 2013
    <p>The government’s star witness in the George Zimmerman prosecution is a 19-year-old Miami woman who has used her Twitter account to occasionally comment about the murder case and this week tweeted followers a photo of her new manicure with the caption “Court nails.”</p>
  • Officials: NSA mistakenly intercepted emails, phone calls of innocent Americans

    06/07/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 116 replies
    nbc ^ | 6/7 | isakoff
    The National Security Agency has at times mistakenly intercepted the private email messages and phone calls of Americans who had no link to terrorism, requiring Justice Department officials to report the errors to a secret national security court and destroy the data, according to two former U.S. intelligence officials. At least some of the phone calls and emails were pulled from among the hundreds of millions stored by telecommunications companies as part of an NSA surveillance program. James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, Thursday night publicly acknowledged what he called “a sensitive intelligence collection program” after its existence was...
  • Holder Defends AP Probe: 'Aggressive' Action Necessary, 'Very Serious Leak'

    05/14/2013 5:11:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/13/13 | breitbart
    Today at a Department Of Justice press conference Attorney General Eric Holder said he has no problem without letting the Associate Press answer the charges of a leak endangering national security.
  • Two youths arrested in shooting death of Georgia baby

    03/22/2013 1:49:26 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 262 replies
    CNN ^ | March 22, 2013 | Tom Watkins and Nick Valencia, CNN Staff
    Brunswick, Georgia (CNN) -- Two teenagers were arrested Friday in the shooting death of a 13-month-old boy who was in his stroller, according to police in Brunswick, Georgia. The suspects are a 17-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy, Police Chief Tobe Green told reporters Friday. He said they are being held on suspicion of first-degree murder. Green identified the older suspect as Demarquis Elkins, saying he will be treated as an adult in criminal proceedings. The 14-year-old was not identified because of his age. "We are turning every stone to get a motive," said Green. A weapon has not been...
  • Shots fired at Lone Star College (Houston, TX)

    01/22/2013 10:55:10 AM PST · by bgill · 163 replies
    KXAN | Jan. 22, 2013 | vanity
    It's being reported on KXAN.com noon news that multiple people shot at on Lone Star College in Houston, TX. It's a tech school.
  • Tracy Browning - Jailed After Repeatedly Trying To Purchase iPads With Food Stamp Card...

    01/02/2013 2:44:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Weekly Vice ^ | December 26, 2012 | Danny Vice
    Louisville, Kentucky - Tracy Browning, a 38-year-old Louisville woman, was jailed after she allegedly tried to purchase several iPads with a food stamp card, then fled to another location where she tried to make the same transaction. According to Louisville police, Browning went to the Valley Station Walmart and tried to purchase two iPads with an Electronic Benefit Transfer card. When the transaction was denied, she assaulted a store clerk, pushed another employee to the ground and fled from the store with the merchandise. Investigators say Browning went to another Walmart in the area a short time later and again...
  • School Obama's Daughters Attend Has 11 Armed Guards

    12/24/2012 7:29:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/24/12 | AWR Hawkins
    Some interesting news has broken in the wake of the latest push for gun control by President Obama and Senate Democrats: Obama sends his kids to a school where armed guards are used as a matter of fact. The school, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, has 11 security officers and is seeking to hire a new police officer as we speak. If you dismiss this by saying, "Of course they have armed guards -- they get Secret Service protection," then you've missed the larger point. The larger point is that this is standard operating procedure for the school, period....
  • Eric Holder, 'Hate Crimes,' and 'His People'

    09/19/2012 10:05:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 19, 2012 | John T. Bennett
    A group of those whom Eric Holder described as "his people," at least six young men, repeatedly punched a 24-year-old white woman in the face, then proceeded to kick her face over and over when she was on the ground helpless. This occurred in Buffalo, New York last week, but the event has received no attention by the mainstream media because the victim was white and the attackers were black. This was no friendly urban jostling: the woman was left with a broken nose and cracked bones in her face. There must have been a little bit of hate in...
  • Attorney general meets Tucson shooting survivors

    08/29/2012 3:17:22 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 4 replies
    pioneer press/ap ^ | 8-29-12 | PETE YOST
    WASHINGTON—More than a dozen survivors and family members from the 2011 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have outlined for Attorney General Eric Holder their campaign to stem gun violence. In an hourlong meeting at the Justice Department, the attorney general agreed with the participants' request to present President Barack Obama with more than half a million signatures the survivors and family members helped gather. The Tucson group supports legislation to expand background checks to include firearm sales by unlicensed dealers at gun shows and to list all purchasers with criminal records in the national instant...
  • Calls for Gun Control in Wake of Fast and Furious Ignore Current Law

    02/02/2012 11:08:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies · 2+ views
    Heritage ^ | 2/2/12 | Lachlan Markay
    Attorney General Eric Holder used his testimony before a House committee on Thursday to tout the supposed need for new gun control laws to prevent “gun walking,” or the transportation of firearms across the Southern border. But he – and members of the committee – ignored existing laws that already accomplish Holder’s ostensible goals. “That is why we need a stronger gun trafficking law,” Holder said in response to questions about recourse against officials who signed off on the gun walking tactic. The tactic was integral to Operation Fast and Furious, which allowed the transportation of roughly 2,500 firearms into...
  • Shot Marine used fingers to plug bullet holes

    12/30/2011 10:56:02 AM PST · by SmithL · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 12/30/11 | CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press
    DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Marine officer said Friday he reacted as he was trained to do by chasing two men who stole a gold necklace he thought they were buying, and then using his fingers to plug bullet holes in his body when one of them opened fire. Lt. Col. Karl Trenker, a 29-year Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, demonstrated at a hospital news conference how he stuck his fingers on his left hand into two holes in his left chest and another finger from his right hand where a .22-caliber bullet entered his...
  • Issa: Holder's defense on Fast and Furious ‘has reached a new low'

    10/10/2011 11:14:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 10, 2011 | Jordy Yager
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) issued a scathing reply to Attorney General Eric Holder over his role in the authorization of a botched gun-tracking operation and the Justice Department’s cooperation with a congressional investigation. As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Issa said the DOJ has tried to detract his panel’s investigation into Operation Fast and Furious since it began, offering “a roving set of ever-changing explanations to justify its involvement in this reckless and deadly program.” In a letter sent to Holder on Sunday and publically released on Monday, Issa lists several instances in which the...
  • AFT Fast and Furious: New documents show Attorney General Eric Holder was briefed in July 2010

    10/03/2011 3:21:11 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 186 replies
    cbsnews ^ | Monday October 3, 2011 | Sharyl Attkisson
    WASHINGTON - New documents obtained by CBS News show Attorney General Eric Holder was sent briefings on the controversial Fast and Furious guns operation as far back as July of 2010. That directly contradicts his statement to Congress on May 3, 2011
  • MTV Rejects Obama Campaign’s Request to Help President Connect with Young Voters

    09/27/2011 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 09-28-11 | Tiffany Gabbay
    In what seems an unthinkable move, MTV — the network that hosted a youth town hall last October called “A Conversation With President Obama“ and made ”Rock the Vote” famous — has reportedly declined a request by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to help the president connect with young Americans. What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns. According to the New York Post, Obama’s Get Out the Vote campaign, run by Buffy Wicks, feared that the high unemployment rate among millennials will turn young voters off to the...
  • NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs

    09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 235 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/27/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years. “I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover,” Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. “I really hope that someone can agree with me on that.” Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members...
  • Troy Davis executed in Georgia

    09/21/2011 9:10:07 PM PDT · by Borough Park · 114 replies
    (CBS/AP)  JACKSON, Ga. - Georgia executed Troy Davis on Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer, a crime he denied committing right to the end as supporters around the world mourned and declared that an innocent man was put to death. Defiant to the end, he told relatives of Mark MacPhail that his 1989 slaying was not his fault. "I did not have a gun," he insisted.
  • Secret Fast and Furious Recordings Name Names (Holder and Burke among them)

    09/21/2011 12:19:00 PM PDT · by sunmars · 59 replies
    CBS News recently got their hands on secret recordings of conversations about Fast and Furious that took place between an ATF agent and a gun store owner, both of whom were located in the Phoenix area (and both of whom were thoroughly acquainted with Fast and Furious). The recordings captured agent Hope McAllister talking with Andre Howard, owner of Lone Wolf Trading Company, at a time when Howard was noticeably worried that Fast and Furious was going to become public knowledge or be put under the microscope of a congressional investigation. Howard especially feared that Senator Charles Grassley might push...
  • Secret recordings raise new questions in ATF 'Gunwalker' operation

    09/19/2011 10:36:44 AM PDT · by sunmars · 83 replies
    WASHINGTON - CBS News has obtained secretly recorded conversations that raise questions as to whether some evidence is being withheld in the murder of a Border Patrol agent. (Scroll down to listen to the audio) The tapes were recorded approximately mid-March 2011 by the primary gun dealer cooperating with ATF in its "Fast and Furious" operation: Andre Howard, owner of Lone Wolf Trading Company in Glendale, Arizona. He's talking with the lead case ATF case agent Hope MacAllister. The tapes have been turned over to Congressional investigators and the Inspector General. As CBS News first reported last February, the Bureau...
  • Gunmen Open Fire at Bus in Philadelphia [ Video and pics ]

    08/05/2011 3:59:41 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 35 replies
    myfoxny.com ^ | Aug 5 2011 | MYFOXNY.COM
    A nightmare came to life on board a public bus in Philadelphia back in July. Prosecutors showed security camera video in court showing passengers scrambling as men with guns open fire, according to myfoxphilly.com . Prosecutors say the shooting and violence triggered because of a phone call that a woman, Penny Champan, made after having words with someone on the bus. The video shows Chapman's boy running up and down the aisles by one of the seven cameras on board. Finally she grabs the child and spanks him. A man sitting behind her doesn't approve and he threatens to turn...