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Bill Barr Goes Rogue DOJ Asks Congress to Expand Legal Authorities to Circumvent Pesky Civil Liberties
The Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 21, 2020 | sundance

Posted on 03/22/2020 6:53:41 AM PDT by Texas Fossil

The Deep State is playing COVID-19 perfectly. With the intention to create/instill extra fears amid center-right Americans; and timed to emphasize the center-left narrative of authoritarian Trump; U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr steps in to execute his role.

U.S. AG Bill Barr asks legislators to empower him with more legal authority to take actions within the justice department amid the crisis known as the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic.

Via Politico) The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States.

Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted.

[…] The DOJ requests — which are unlikely to make it through a Democratic-led House — span several stages of the legal process, from initial arrest to how cases are processed and investigated.

In one of the documents, the department proposed that Congress grant the attorney general power to ask the chief judge of any district court to pause court proceedings “whenever the district court is fully or partially closed by virtue of any natural disaster, civil disobedience, or other emergency situation.” (read more)

Perfectly timed to ignite a week before AG Barr goes before the House Judiciary Committee for testimony March 31st.  Strong execution game by the deep state.

(Excerpt) Read more at theconservativetreehouse.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barr; expanded; power; sundance; virus
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I'm not negative on Barr in general, but his actions indicate he has no intention of punishing for the past abuses in DOJ, FBI, CIA, and State Department during the coup attempt.

The media is being used again to influence the November election. To bring chaos and economic calamity to help defeat President Trump and his supporters.

We must be aware and warn all who will listen. It is our duty as citizens to prevent those attacks again.

1 posted on 03/22/2020 6:53:41 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

He needs extra powers to sit on his ass and do nothing? This is like an 0-10 coach asking to be GM too.

This fat piece of crap is as bad as Sessions.


2 posted on 03/22/2020 6:59:44 AM PDT by angmo (America invented the Moon, so we could go there.)
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To: Texas Fossil

What has Barr done to prosecute Epstein’s accomplices?

And wasn’t he fouling to “get to the bottom” of how Epstein was allowed to die in federal custody?


3 posted on 03/22/2020 7:00:51 AM PDT by rintintin (qu)
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To: Texas Fossil

so... I am to believe that the entire world is in on the plot to destroy their own wealth and prosperity? the same money grubbers we usually accuse of seeking office for personal financial gain?

yeah...


4 posted on 03/22/2020 7:00:59 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009
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To: Texas Fossil

CTH basing a storu from Polotico and Politico has no link to said documents that I could find


5 posted on 03/22/2020 7:01:12 AM PDT by Pollard (If you don't understand what I typed, you haven't read the classics.)
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To: Texas Fossil

More spin from the Deep State Bagpiper to divert attention from the ChiCom bioterrorist blitzkrieg on the United States and the rest of the world.


6 posted on 03/22/2020 7:01:44 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Texas Fossil
" I'm not negative on Barr in general, but his actions indicate he has no intention of punishing for the past abuses in DOJ, FBI, CIA, and State Department during the coup attempt. "

This would be instructive that Bill Barr does have his priorities, and a sense of urgency, when it's convenient.

Honestly my moment of truth with him was when his DOJ sent Epstein to the same Federal jail in NYC that you or I would be sent to if we were in Federal trouble in that part of the world, with obviously ZERO additional diligence done to keep him safe, and then after Epstein was killed, Barr be like "Golly darn it, I'm really mad now!!"

7 posted on 03/22/2020 7:02:38 AM PDT by OKSooner (Okay, maybe Sleepy Joe won't choose Tulsi. How about Lurleen Wallace instead?)
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" This is like an 0-10 coach asking to be GM too. "

LMAO, Tell it!!

8 posted on 03/22/2020 7:04:21 AM PDT by OKSooner (Okay, maybe Sleepy Joe won't choose Tulsi. How about Lurleen Wallace instead?)
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To: Texas Fossil

CT is sourcing Polutico?

Okaaay....


9 posted on 03/22/2020 7:05:22 AM PDT by mewzilla (Break out the mustard seeds.)
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Democrats are gleefully spreading corona-madness ---they're that desperate for power.

So loathsome and evil, they would destroy hard working people, their jobs, our economy, to accomplish their arrogant goals.

Plus there's the unquestioning Bernie Bro youths who have been brainwashed in public schools by moronic progressive teachers,
that the Constitution is outdated nonsense, completely useless, written by a bunch of Christian white men.

Their mantra is: "The government is going to give me free stuff so I am down with whatever controls government deems necessary."

10 posted on 03/22/2020 7:07:00 AM PDT by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: Texas Fossil

What? You don’t believe, my party right or left? Do you not claim that the Trump Administration can do no wrong? Where is the blank check?/facetious and supercilious.


11 posted on 03/22/2020 7:08:15 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 ("SHUT UP!" he explained.)
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To: Texas Fossil

The flip side is to hold people personally responsible.
When a person knows he has a STD/HIV and acts to infect another person, that has been labeled :not a crime: in most of the US.

If a person knowingly infects a person with the coronavirus, what is the current situationh?

Then the next step: If an individual puts another person at risk. Examples. A healthy person knowingly and willfully has sex with a person who has STD/HIV and then willfully has sex with a third person knowingly putting that third person at risk... what is that?

Same with coronavirus.

But we have lost personal responsibility.

So we have Big Bro responsibility to protect us.

Any rational attempt to minimize Big Bro must expand personal responsibility ... or have anarchy.


12 posted on 03/22/2020 7:08:59 AM PDT by spintreebob
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To: Texas Fossil

Don’t let a crisis go to waste.


13 posted on 03/22/2020 7:13:04 AM PDT by xenia ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." George Orwell)
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To: xenia

Yes, that is how the ComDems think and operate.


14 posted on 03/22/2020 7:15:44 AM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

Barr will prosecute the Deep State actors when I see those flying cars that were promised back when I was a kid. And that’s been awhile.


15 posted on 03/22/2020 7:19:48 AM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: spintreebob

Agree on personal responsiblity.

But in this case, some who have the virus exhibit no symptoms. And it has a 2-14 day incubation period.

So, the carrier may not even know he has it.

Then there is the issue of other virus’s. They may have a flu virus, but not the Corona virus.

The idea that this is a weaponized virus that escaped from a ChiCom lab is frightening. But I think the reality of bad statistics on cases, recovered and deaths attributed to Novel Corona virus is hiding the reality.

The reality is the people who are dying of this are largely over 70, many over 80 and almost all have underling prior illnesses.


16 posted on 03/22/2020 7:21:52 AM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: HighSierra5

Agree. Swamp creatures protect other swamp creatures.


17 posted on 03/22/2020 7:22:50 AM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

I could easily be wrong, however, I think this is due to courts being closed during the lock down. Rather than releasing violet offenders, they will be held without arraignment until the courts reopen.

The possibilities for abuse should be obvious, especially in a dem administration.

As with all things Trump related, we never get the full story until the lies have clouded the issue.


18 posted on 03/22/2020 7:27:11 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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Let’s all remember who Barr’s boss is. He should not be able to take stuff to Congress that Trump doesn’t approve.


19 posted on 03/22/2020 7:28:18 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Texas Fossil
I’m looking at this from the opposite side — mainly because I’ve been thinking about the ramifications of this coronavirus fiasco on law enforcement.

If an accused criminal is awaiting trial and the courthouse is shut down under the orders of a governor or president, then what happens? He can’t be detained indefinitely. Is the prosecutor forced to drop the charges?

20 posted on 03/22/2020 7:37:27 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Oh, but it's hard to live by the rules; I never could and still never do.")
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