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Washington Post Blockbuster Confirms Worst Fears About Holder Justice Dept. Race Policies
Big Government.com ^ | 23 oct 2010 | Andrew Breitbart

Posted on 10/23/2010 4:42:04 AM PDT by rellimpank

Congratulations to the editors at the Washington Post. Seventeen months after the Eric Holder Justice Department dismissed a slam-dunk case against the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation, the Post gets around to printing a thorough vetting of the dismissal. The story is slated for Saturday’s print edition. While other media like Breitbart/The Bigs, Fox News, the Washington Times, the Weekly Standard, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Investors Business Daily, Pajamas Media, and Drudge have had dozens of stories on the corrupt New Black Panther dismissal, the Washington Post at last is in the game.

The story is a shocker too. The shock comes from the middle of the road and factual nature of the story.

There are small problems with the story. For one, the Washington Post is the only outlet that calls King Samir Shabazz by his old “slave name” (Shabazz’s own words) of Maruse Heath. Even Heath doesn’t call himself Heath. Of course this takes some of the sting off Shabazz’s rants against Jews and calls to kill “cracker babies in their crib.”

The Post’s decision to change a man’s name for him is controversial. It has no place

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: holder; newblackpanthercase; obama; prosecuteandremove; publicmenace
--from the WaPo, of all places--
1 posted on 10/23/2010 4:42:09 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank; STARWISE; maggief; onyx; penelopesire; Liz

This story is not going to die.....just like a character in a bad Holloween movie.


2 posted on 10/23/2010 4:44:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: rellimpank

Breitbart is Da Man.


3 posted on 10/23/2010 4:46:25 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Making the best of every virtue and vice.)
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To: rellimpank
The Post’s decision to change a man’s name for him is controversial.

Like president Barry Soetoro.

4 posted on 10/23/2010 4:49:05 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: hoosiermama

“This story is not going to die.....just like a character in a bad Holloween movie.”

Of course it’s not going to die—it will provide impetus for the Panthers and their followers to do the same and worse without fear of prosecution.


5 posted on 10/23/2010 4:51:17 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: rellimpank

Not going to hold my breath. But this is positive news.


6 posted on 10/23/2010 4:51:39 AM PDT by Tennessean4Bush (An optimist believes we live in the best of all possible worlds. A pessimist fears this is true.)
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To: rellimpank

I will actually go to their website to read that article...one of the very few times I have ever done so.

About damn time.


7 posted on 10/23/2010 4:53:09 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November from my HOUSE!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Like president Barry Soetoro.

Well, no, not like it at all. Bozo changed his own name, a paper didn't do it out of hand.

8 posted on 10/23/2010 4:56:05 AM PDT by calex59
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To: freeangel

There are two types of prosecution: Formal, & street. They don’t want street. With street, there is no appeal.


9 posted on 10/23/2010 5:00:39 AM PDT by rickb308 (Nothing good ever came from someone yelling "Allah Snackbar")
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To: rellimpank

The Post is reading the tea leaves on the up coming election and has concluded that to stay alive financially and try to rehabilitate itself somewhat, it better slide back a little from its ultra liberal perch. I call the maneuver, johnnie-come-lately pandering, you can call it whatever you want.


10 posted on 10/23/2010 5:09:37 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: hoosiermama

Better later than never. Is the WH losing it’s grip on MSM?

(WaPo story has 655 comments.)


11 posted on 10/23/2010 5:15:24 AM PDT by maggief
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To: All

there is a reason they have it on a Saturday instead of Sunday.. They want to look like they are critical but really don’t want anyone to see it. This allows them to maintain some credibility but stay in the good graces of the regime.


12 posted on 10/23/2010 5:20:27 AM PDT by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: maggief

655 already? Is it linked to FR?


13 posted on 10/23/2010 5:23:51 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: rellimpank

This is actually one area where impeachment could be justified. It’s a story that people easily “get.”


14 posted on 10/23/2010 5:24:40 AM PDT by qwertypie
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To: hoosiermama

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2612759/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2612927/posts


15 posted on 10/23/2010 5:31:02 AM PDT by maggief
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To: rellimpank
Found this from a Bio page about her: Ms. Schiller earned her master's degree in Russian from Middlebury College in 1984 and her bachelor's degree in Russian and Soviet Studies from Cornell University in 1983.

Hmmm....

16 posted on 10/23/2010 5:38:27 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!)
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To: rellimpank

Here’s your October surprise: Obama fires Holder. Their polling on black turnout must be really bad. They’re not worried about upsetting the black base. Besides, they know no blacks will vote republican anyway.


17 posted on 10/23/2010 5:42:53 AM PDT by Crawdad (Obamacare will lead to back-alley physicals.)
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To: rellimpank
The money line is buried at the end of the article (on purpose?):

In the months after the case ended, tensions persisted. A new supervisor, Julie Fernandes, arrived to oversee the voting section, and Coates testified that she told attorneys at a September 2009 lunch that the Obama administration was interested in filing cases - under a key voting rights section - only on behalf of minorities.

"Everyone in the room understood exactly what she meant," Coates said. "No more cases like the Ike Brown or New Black Panther Party cases."

the Obama administration was interested in filing cases only on behalf of minorities.

Is this the post-racial presidency Obama promised? The article points out earlier that Bush was using a race-neutral approach--exactly what people would expect from a post racial presidency.

Who was the real post-racial president: Obama or Bush?

18 posted on 10/23/2010 5:43:00 AM PDT by Brookhaven (The next step for the Tea Party--The Conservative Hand--is available at Amazon.com)
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To: rellimpank

Saturday news from the comPost and the NYSlimes always disappears into the ether. That’s why they print truth on Saturday.

NO ONE READS THE SATURDAY PAPERS


19 posted on 10/23/2010 5:46:09 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: rellimpank

Published on Saturday, PRECISELY because it’s Saturday and readership is lower...


20 posted on 10/23/2010 5:56:35 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: rellimpank
couple points -

The clash between the black nationalist and the white lawyer has mushroomed into a fierce debate over the government's enforcement of civil rights laws, a dispute that will be aired next week when the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights unveils findings from a year-long investigation.

Stay Tuned!

The dispute over the Panthers, and the Justice Department's handling of it, was politicized from the start, documents and interviews show. On Election Day, the issue was driven by Republican poll watchers and officials and a conservative Web site.

Free Republic, right?


21 posted on 10/23/2010 6:08:15 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: hoosiermama

Yep. Every Shabaz thread needs to have this video posted.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K0Fo1nonR4


22 posted on 10/23/2010 6:30:02 AM PDT by CajunConservative (0, we'll stop treating you like a dog, when you stop treating us like a hydrant.)
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To: calex59

“”Like president Barry Soetoro.

Well, no, not like it at all. Bozo changed his own name, a paper didn’t do it out of hand.””

Anyone remember the name William Jefferson Blythe?


23 posted on 10/23/2010 6:46:17 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: rellimpank
The story is slated for Saturday’s print edition.
How convenient. No weekday talking heads will be saying "In today's Washington Post..."
We'll see if it makes it into the coming week's publicity round or if the story goes dormant with the SCM.
24 posted on 10/23/2010 6:54:25 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: rellimpank

While much of the article was written in a straightforward and factual manner (which clearly makes it a damning indictment of the racists in both career positions and political appointments at Justice), the author repeatedly attempts to bend over backwards by adding in “mitigating circumstances” to try and soften the blow to Holder and Obama.


25 posted on 10/23/2010 7:06:03 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: rellimpank

Why would a Democratic Party house organ, a blatantly biased Socialist agitprop machine that took down a Republican President of the United States, undermine the Justice Department of a sitting DemonRat President? And why did they wait so long to do it?

1. Hillary Clinton and the Clinton mob are taking Obama out. The Clinton mob versus the Chicago mob. THIS IS THE LEFT TAKING OBAMA OUT!!!! So Hillary can run in 2012. OBAMA IS A LOSER.

2. The reason the Post waited until now: Obama is destroying the Democratic Party, perhaps for a generation. His radicalism is so blatant, that it has exposed the true agenda of the DemonRat Party and everday Americans, including Democrat voters are appalled.


26 posted on 10/23/2010 7:07:54 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: philman_36
Surely it will be discussed on ALL the Sunday talk shows...
27 posted on 10/23/2010 7:52:26 AM PDT by Jane Long (America, while you were sleeping the Socialists took over.)
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To: Jane Long
Surely it will be discussed on ALL the Sunday talk shows...
Don't bring Shirley into this! {;^)
28 posted on 10/23/2010 7:57:40 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: SC_Pete
1. Hillary Clinton and the Clinton mob are taking Obama out.

They can try - but the financial Powers-That-Be selected the Obama Mob over the Hillary Cartel because they knew Obama and his people loved the trappings of power so much that they would make far more compliant servants of their interests. Events of the last two years have proven them right.

29 posted on 10/23/2010 8:00:51 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Since July, Wall Street political contributions have gone 55% Republican. They don’t like getting blasted by the Obama Regime. They thought they were partners—but now they are being demonized. The switch to Hillary is on. Goldman will lead the charge—they are a RATS’ NEST.

THE DEMS DO NOT WANT A REPUBLICAN TO BE THE FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT. You must realize the the Washington Post abandoned journalistic standards decades ago. They do not report news. They are ONLY a political mouthpiece. AGITPROP. Leftist. Corrupt.

This is Hillary’s only chance. In 2016, she will be too old. Obama is a disaster for the DEMS. This is a purge like in the old Soviet Union: TROTSKY DEAD. LENIN IN POWER. Clinton criminality at work.


30 posted on 10/23/2010 9:09:45 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: rellimpank

This story needs to be bumped, and bumped, and bumped, and bumped some more.


31 posted on 10/24/2010 2:35:02 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Anti-abortion atheist, conservative Bostonian)
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