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Grassley going for Eric Holder’s jugular(gunwalker)
Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 17 November, 2011 | Dave Workman

Posted on 11/18/2011 5:24:28 AM PST by marktwain

Republican Senator Charles Grassley is closing in on Attorney General Eric Holder in earnest, dissecting his testimony last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a pair of commentaries published today and yesterday on his website, and they are damning.

Probably not surprising, since Grassley made it clear in his opening statement to the Judiciary committee last week that he believes the Justice Department has been less than truthful about who knew what and when they knew it. This column detailed his remarks at the time.

Yesterday, the Iowa senator zeroed in on Holder’s claim that Congress had voted to “keep law enforcement in the dark” about suspicious firearms purchases by private citizens, and today he challenges another Holder assertion that he was not quickly advised by Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler about details revolving around the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.

Earlier this week, Grassley ripped Holder and his subordinates over other details in the Fast and Furious debacle, as this column reported. He also blistered the attorney general on Mexican gun trace assertions, as this column noted. The senator has been a busy fellow

Of particular interest to Grassley is the timing of the arrest of suspected Operation Fast and Furious straw purchaser Jaime Avila, who bought two of the guns found at the Terry murder scene. Avila was a suspect for months in the gun trafficking investigation, but it was only after Terry was killed that he was arrested. Here’s Grassley’s take:

Jaime Avila could have been arrested for straw purchasing any time between January 2010 and Agent Terry’s death on December 15, 2010.—Senator Charles Grassley

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; castaway; cia; clinton; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; grassley; gunrunner; gunwalker; hillary; hillaryclinton; holder; ice; obama; statedept
The investigation continues.
1 posted on 11/18/2011 5:24:37 AM PST by marktwain
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To: MestaMachine

Gunwalker ping.


2 posted on 11/18/2011 5:25:11 AM PST by marktwain (In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: marktwain
So when do we see Holder being led away in handcuffs? Until that happens, I'm not impressed.

Eric Holder, btw, was Janet Reno's deputy back during the good old Clinton years. Shake-and-bake Reno.

3 posted on 11/18/2011 5:26:49 AM PST by Jerrybob
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To: marktwain
If he can't even just say that Holder is LYING, why should I believe he will hold Holder to account for anything?

Less than truthful my @$$!

4 posted on 11/18/2011 5:26:57 AM PST by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: marktwain

“The investigation continues.”

And there will be no resolve. Haven’t you heard? Holder is too big to fail, just like our pos, poseur. potus. Both are above the law and beyond reach of prosecution.


5 posted on 11/18/2011 5:29:06 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower

6 posted on 11/18/2011 5:29:48 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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Resignations will NOT be enough! Real investigations need to be run, and a fair number of people need to go to prison for a very long time.

The list of illegal acts here are long, and the pile of bodies is just getting taller.

Mark

7 posted on 11/18/2011 5:33:53 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL
Grassley’s a bulldog.
If Holder thinks this will go away, he's mistaken.
8 posted on 11/18/2011 5:39:30 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: MarkL

“Resignations will NOT be enough!”

I SO agree!!!!


9 posted on 11/18/2011 5:39:52 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: freeangel

Holder cannot go, at least not before the election. That would mean the matter would get into the news if he resigned, was fired or even led away in cuffs. Just like with the timing of the Solyndra bankruptcy filing, put off on a request from the administration, till just after the 2010 election, Holder has a job till around Christmas next year assuming the turd gets reelected or by noon January 20th 2013. Holder, Chu et al are going all out to ensure the Turd wins because if not, they will be one step away from the slammer as soon as someone with a modicum of justice gets in (thal eliminates the go along to get along candidates like Romney).


10 posted on 11/18/2011 5:41:26 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: airborne

It’s the writer who uses the words less than truthful...notice there’s no quote marks there...for a reason.

In a snatch of the hearing I caught, Grassley already has admission of a false letter from a Holder subordinate...guy asserted something in a letter to the committee and now admits it was false and he knew it was.

You go up the chain. Grassley is the bulldog on this and just because he didn’t start out declaring the top guy a liar, doesn’t mean he won’t get there.

He’s already got an admitted lie from a subordinate. He’s going from there to the top. That’s how it’s done.

Once again, the words less than truthful are from the writer, not a direct Grassley quote.


11 posted on 11/18/2011 5:42:40 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...


JUST DO IT!

12 posted on 11/18/2011 5:48:27 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: txrangerette; airborne; Jerrybob
You go up the chain. Grassley is the bulldog on this and just because he didn’t start out declaring the top guy a liar, doesn’t mean he won’t get there. He’s already got an admitted lie from a subordinate. He’s going from there to the top. That’s how it’s done.

No, you accept Holder and Obama as perverse punishment to the GOP for not running a pure conservative in 2008, and you tear a hole in anything any Republican does as "sellout/RINO/traitor/same-as-them" and never enough while you tsk, tsk the country going to hell.

If by doing that you inadvertantly help the Marxists seize tighter control by hurting their enemies (our imperfect allies), then so be it.

THAT is how it's done in FReeperlandia these days.

13 posted on 11/18/2011 6:03:13 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: sam_paine

Where’s your sarcasm tag? There’s some who would think you were advocating what you wrote. LOL


14 posted on 11/18/2011 6:10:09 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: freeangel

Too many fear riots by “the black community” if Holder or 0bama, or any prominent black politician for that matter,

is prosecuted for corruption.

I say go for it. Last I heard, the ratio was about 7 to 1, and most of that “1” is concentrated in very small areas.

Rioting is breaking the law, and should be prosecuted.
A couple of “law and order” reactions to rioting would put an end to the idea that black politicians have a right to be corrupt because of “the history of oppression”.


15 posted on 11/18/2011 6:15:06 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: marktwain

So the damage is done and the damage continues and they allow this corrupt man to stay in a position at the highest level to continue his lawlessness against our nation.

We are in deep trouble!


16 posted on 11/18/2011 6:21:10 AM PST by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: txrangerette; airborne; Jerrybob

sickened tag, not sarcasm!

=) Sometimes I wonder if George Soros created FR in order to demoralize the Republican base by attacking the GOP from within.

Seriously though. What could possibly be a more perfect trojan horse than to send conservative purists in who demand that everyone do the impossible immediately or else they should be ousted since they are no different than the Democrats?

Don’t we cheer the most when Obama is getting ragged on by his own for not being left enough?


17 posted on 11/18/2011 6:23:58 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: marktwain; mickie; All
I sure hope Grassley sticks with this. I read somewhere that Darrell Issa is backing off his investigations because of not too subtle hints from the Obama administration. This is hard to believe, however, has anyone read anything from Issa lately?

Leni

18 posted on 11/18/2011 6:35:04 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: txrangerette
I appreciate the clarification.

In case you couldn't tell from my comment, I'm just a bit frustrated by the history of Republican inaction and downright complicity.

19 posted on 11/18/2011 7:59:13 AM PST by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: MinuteGal

Any links or sources to the “subtle hints”?


20 posted on 11/18/2011 12:52:25 PM PST by CPO retired
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To: marktwain

LOL. All for show. Nothing is going to happen to these chosen politicos.


21 posted on 11/18/2011 1:19:59 PM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: CPO retired
From the Washington Insider, via the Ulsterman Report (I don't have the date, it may be Nov.16)....."Obama is more confident these days. Pelosi has backed off. Issa appears to have done the same. Holder is holding the line. Information coming out of Chicago is still limited - clamped down on. That doesn't mean they (the administration) aren't nervous.. They are watching the Blago/Rezko thing. A company called Companion Security - Blago, Rezko, the Feds. It'a all brewing. Of course, the national media is burying all of this.

"Obama isn't just incompetent....he's something else. Something worse. I've been around a lot of asshole-arrogant politicians. Even a few criminal ones. Obama is different. This is a whole new level of corruption."

These are both blogs. Take 'em for what they're worth. I report, you decide.

Leni

22 posted on 11/18/2011 1:29:24 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: MinuteGal

That sounds like purely wishful thinking agitprop. Issa is also investigating Solyndra and has been in the news in the last few days hammering on that.


23 posted on 11/18/2011 1:45:38 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Art in Idaho; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; ...
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Article, and comments through # 23.

[ # 22 has Ulsterman quote.]

24 posted on 11/18/2011 5:33:35 PM PST by LucyT
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To: MinuteGal

http://citizenwells.wordpress.com/tag/companion-security-partners/

here’s some info!


25 posted on 11/18/2011 7:07:34 PM PST by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: LucyT

ulsterman mentioned “Companion Security”...

see # 25


26 posted on 11/18/2011 7:11:11 PM PST by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: bitt

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/6452990-418/tony-rezkos-50-million-iraq-deal.html


27 posted on 11/18/2011 7:14:15 PM PST by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: bitt

Next week we will learn if Tony Rezko is the fall guy in Operation Board Games. Set up to protect Obama. Why wasn’t Rod Blagojevich prosecuted first? Why wasn’t Tony Rezko sentenced earlier? Rezko was never called as a witness.
We have a corrupt US Justice Department, with a corrupt prosecutor, Patrick Fitzgerald, headed by a corrupt Attorney General, Eric Holder, headed by a corrupt occupant of the White House, Barack Obama.
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Of course we do, and don’t forget the corrupt MSM which is now like the old USSR Pravda. The coup is nearly complete, wonder how the ones that voted for the POS will like their new dictator.


28 posted on 11/19/2011 7:29:07 AM PST by mojitojoe (WH says potus didnÂ’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: sam_paine

You’re right and sometimes I wonder if I’m on FR or DUmmieland. Shame shame, not good to eat you own unless you are a supporter of the Marxist Hussein usurper in the WH. There are some candidates that I can’t stand. 2 that I don’t particularly like due to one or two things I disagree with them on, and 3 that I really like. Regardless of who wins I will be voting for them because I REFUSE to vote for Hussein and not voting is the same as voting for that Kenyan, Indonesian or whatever the hell he really is.


29 posted on 11/19/2011 7:40:51 AM PST by mojitojoe (Sarah said "ANYBODY BUT OBAMA" and that is how I intent to vote. NOBODY IS WORSE THAN HUSSEIN)
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To: MrB

Too many fear riots by “the black community” if Holder or 0bama, or any prominent black politician for that matter,
_____________________________________

Sigh...... seriously, if they are afraid of riots in the black community, then this country is so far gone there is no turning back.


30 posted on 11/19/2011 7:42:31 AM PST by mojitojoe (Sarah said "ANYBODY BUT OBAMA" and that is how I intent to vote. NOBODY IS WORSE THAN HUSSEIN)
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To: MinuteGal

I read somewhere that Darrell Issa is backing off his investigations because of not too subtle hints from the Obama administration. This is hard to believe, however, has anyone read anything from Issa lately?
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No and I believe Issa is wimping out


31 posted on 11/19/2011 7:43:20 AM PST by mojitojoe (Sarah said "ANYBODY BUT OBAMA" and that is how I intent to vote. NOBODY IS WORSE THAN HUSSEIN)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
“Grassley’s a bulldog.

Great to see this from Grassley. Not long ago we were not happy with him as he was lukewarm in opposition to the health care bill.

32 posted on 11/19/2011 7:44:00 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: HereInTheHeartland
You know how pissy Chuck was about those $700 toilet seats...
33 posted on 11/19/2011 7:57:31 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Jerrybob; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; marktwain; theothercheek; jazminerose; AJFavish; ...
Eric Holder, btw, was Janet Reno's deputy back during the good old Clinton years.

More specifically, Holder was heavily involved in the Mark Rich pardon and the government kidnapping of the Cuban refugee boy, Elian Gonzalez, from his uncle's Miami residence.

34 posted on 11/20/2011 3:01:01 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Had they not manhandled that Cuban middle-class family and publicly demonized them, we would have had President Al Gore. So really we owe Eric Holder a debt of gratitude. He p@##$#ed off the Cuban community so bad that their vote narrowly beat those of the dead-old-people-who-are-still-on-the-roles-voting-through-illegal-immigrants-channeling-their-spirit, just barely saving us from hearing Al Gore on 9/12 say that he will bring UBL to justice no matter how long it takes and how much money he has to spend (he spoke those worlds after the Kenya embassy bombing; on tv). On the other hand, that would have gotten me to Israel eight years sooner. So thank you, Eric Holder. Thank you. You saved America in spite of yourself.


35 posted on 11/20/2011 3:18:33 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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Thanks justiceseeker93.


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37 posted on 11/20/2011 6:58:29 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: justiceseeker93

Thanks for the ping!


38 posted on 11/20/2011 10:54:13 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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