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Obama Justice Department is stonewalling on voter intimidation
Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, July 7, 2009 | Editorial

Posted on 07/07/2009 12:33:36 AM PDT by JohnRLott

Rarely does the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights vote unanimously on anything.

A partisan divide has made the commission contentious in recent years. Yet the Department of Justice's decision to forfeit its voter-intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party and three individual defendants drew a 6-0 vote with one abstention by the commission. What unified the commission was outrage at the Justice Department for letting the Black Panthers off the hook.

The Civil Rights Commission has sent two letters -- on June 16 and June 22 -- to Loretta King, acting assistant attorney general for the civil rights division, asking for an explanation, but it has not received a response. Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, sent a June 8 letter demanding an explanation, but the congressman told us he has yet to receive an answer from the department one month later.

The Civil Rights Commission's first letter expressed its "great confusion" over the department's decision. . . . .

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhodoj; blackpanthers; ericholder; frankwolf; obama; voterintimidation; washingtontimes

1 posted on 07/07/2009 12:33:37 AM PDT by JohnRLott
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To: JohnRLott

Dictator Obama strikes again.


2 posted on 07/07/2009 12:37:56 AM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction; PhiKapMom

This play will be run in the 2010 and 2012 elections. (If there’s a 2012 election at all.)


3 posted on 07/07/2009 12:51:29 AM PDT by OKSooner (But WAIT!! I'M NOT DONE YET!!! Call now and I'LL TRIPLE THE OFFER!!!)
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To: OKSooner; martin_fierro

I say let’s deploy a member of Rolling Thunder (hard core Vietnam Vet bikers) wherever there’s a member of the Black Panthers.


4 posted on 07/07/2009 1:02:19 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Islaminaction

When the Civil Rights Commission gives you an emphatic thumbs down on your supposedly politically correct action, you know you’re in trouble. I hope Barack is shamed into voting more than “present.”


5 posted on 07/07/2009 1:04:27 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I’m really looking forward to the next election and plan on buying a new cane just for the occasion. I hear hickory is right tuff.


6 posted on 07/07/2009 1:04:35 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (Williams/Sowell 2012 -or- Sowell/Williams 2012)
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To: JohnRLott
If you are white you will have to engage in a fire fight with a bunch of racist blacks to try to exercise your franchise.

This is the way of Obama. This will be his legacy.

7 posted on 07/07/2009 1:05:14 AM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: ComputerGuy

Whack ‘em, gramps.


8 posted on 07/07/2009 1:08:57 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: JohnRLott

If we let them get away with this, they WILL do it again. Fraudulent recounts were allowed to stand in the Washington State governor’s race a few years ago and now it is standard operating procedure for Dems, as evidenced in Minnesota. In both cases, Republicans rolled over. America, don’t you value your republic? Totalitarianism comes incrementally.


9 posted on 07/07/2009 1:21:12 AM PDT by Judges Gone Wild (Who is this uncircumcised, to oppose the armies of The Living God?)
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To: JohnRLott

This is a little off-topic (well, more than a little), but does anybody remember that dyke, Mary Frances Berry, who squatted on the Civil Rights Commission and had to be carried out when Bush appointed someone to her chair (which he is entitled to do under the rules when a term expires, which hers had)?


10 posted on 07/07/2009 1:27:47 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: Judges Gone Wild

Pubs are cowards. They just don’t have the killer instinct. Rats do.

The rats will continue to win unless and until pubs grow a pair.


11 posted on 07/07/2009 1:29:07 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: Judges Gone Wild
>"In both cases, Republicans rolled over."

Kinda like Mc Lame!

12 posted on 07/07/2009 1:32:59 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (<P>Oh Yeah<P><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajsov1M4h50"> Thank You Satan 1:50</a>)
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To: Judges Gone Wild

In Minnesota, what could Pawlenty do? Quit? He pretty well signaled the obvious — any furtherance of the battle has to take place upstairs, in the Federal arena, and he wasn’t going to complain at all if that happened.


13 posted on 07/07/2009 1:40:26 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: JohnRLott

But if somebody runs a critical campaign ad of Obama in Missouri, he will try to bring the full force of the state down on that person.


14 posted on 07/07/2009 1:43:10 AM PDT by LifeComesFirst (http://rw-rebirth.blogspot.com)
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To: JohnRLott
I'm sure the Justice Department would have done exactly the same thing if these were two white Ku Klux Klan members standing in front of the polling place with a noose.

15 posted on 07/07/2009 2:28:47 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

Ever wonder why more white people died by the hand of the Klan than black people?


16 posted on 07/07/2009 3:55:09 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: OKSooner

“This play will be run in the 2010 and 2012 elections. (If there’s a 2012 election at all.)”

It’s almost as if you want to take a few people, go to these places and just beat the snot out of these fascists.


17 posted on 07/07/2009 4:36:48 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Climate change alarmists are Warm-Mongers. Now that's funny right there. I don't care who you are.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
" It’s almost as if you want to take a few people, go to these places and just beat the snot out of these fascists. "

Well, yeah. That's close.

If I were to say what I'd really like for the response to be I don't think JimRob would like it. I will say that this is part of the reason a certain amendment was added to the Bill of Rights.

But your answer covers the gist of it.

18 posted on 07/07/2009 5:11:11 AM PDT by OKSooner (But WAIT!! I'M NOT DONE YET!!! Call now and I'LL TRIPLE THE OFFER!!!)
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To: ComputerGuy

A hoe handle is the best cane. Made of Hickory, strong enough to hold a lot of weight should you have to use it to prevent a fall. They can be made to look good with Brass tacks as adornment.Just the right length.

Many motorcyclists use them. You can too.


19 posted on 07/07/2009 5:34:11 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I say let’s deploy a member of Rolling Thunder (hard core Vietnam Vet bikers) wherever there’s a member of the Black Panthers.

With, or without the cage?


20 posted on 07/07/2009 5:39:49 AM PDT by WVKayaker (Words are plentiful, but deeds are precious.- Lech Walesa)
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To: WVKayaker

Cage? No fair. The Panther would get creamed. Every time.


21 posted on 07/07/2009 5:52:11 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Venturer
Hoe handles. Cheap. Amazon.com
22 posted on 07/07/2009 5:55:07 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: JohnRLott
I say let’s deploy a member of Rolling Thunder (hard core Vietnam Vet bikers) wherever there’s a member of the Black Panthers.

Then you're talking about a militia.

Why don't we cut to the chase and just form up our own militia units in each state? We can tackle the legal challenges later.

23 posted on 07/07/2009 9:11:28 AM PDT by DNME (Have a "Plan B" in place, then a "Plan C" too.)
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To: bustinchops
This is a little off-topic but do you know the difference between a bull and a bull dyke?

ANSWER: About 1,500 pounds and a flannel shirt.

24 posted on 07/07/2009 10:39:13 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Islaminaction

Holder and the Ass. AG are......racist! Obama is.....racist. Dems are racist. It is reverse racism as well as prevaricators and liars and cheaters with ACORN on the Census, voter registration, frauds, counts. Nothing will change since the Pubs do not have the votes and the public is too busy with Jackson and the popularity of BHO to care...until it happens again in 2010.


25 posted on 07/07/2009 11:13:23 AM PDT by phillyfanatic ( iT)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yeah. Panther will wet his pants.


26 posted on 07/07/2009 11:13:51 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He hasn’t been so far. I doubt he’ll start now. He doesn’t have to. He be the president ‘n sheeit.


27 posted on 07/07/2009 11:15:50 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: phillyfanatic

“the public is too busy with Jackson and the popularity of BHO to care..”

As a whole the country’s priorities are backwards.

Go Chris Pronger!!


28 posted on 07/07/2009 12:20:02 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I was referring to Norm Coleman conceding the race, saying, “It wasn’t about me.” Sure it was, Norm. You refused to take the case to the Supreme Court so you could run for governor in 2010.


29 posted on 07/08/2009 1:15:47 AM PDT by Judges Gone Wild (Who is this uncircumcised, to oppose the armies of The Living God?)
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