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Holder: ‘I Stuck by My Guns’
CNSNews.com ^ | June 12, 2012 | Fred Lucas

Posted on 06/12/2012 8:25:32 AM PDT by CNSNews.com

(CNSNews.com) – Embattled Attorney General Eric Holder told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that he has “stuck by my guns” during his time in office.

“I’ve enjoyed my time as attorney general,” he told the panel. “It’s been a tough job. It is one that takes a lot out of you. Some raised concerns as to whether I was tough enough for this job. I think that people will hopefully see that I’ve done this job in a way that is consistent with our values.”

He was responding to Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) who asked Holder if he would consider serving a second term as attorney general if Obama is reelected.

“I stuck by my guns,” Holder continued. “I’ve been criticized a lot for the positions that I’ve taken. I’ve lost some. I’ve won more than I’ve lost. I’m proud of the work that I’ve done. More important, I’m proud of the 116,000 people in this United States Department of Justice. This has been the highlight of my career to have been the attorney general of the United States, to work with you all and to serve this president. What my future holds, frankly, I’m just not sure.”

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee, which has been investigating the Justice Department’s involvement in a gunrunning operation dubbed “Fast and Furious,” plans to vote June 20 on whether to hold Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide more than 100,000 subpoenaed documents pertaining to the botched gun sting.

As part of Fast and Furious, a Justice Department program that began in September 2009, law enforcement knowingly allowed about 2,000 U.S. guns to flow to Mexican drug cartels, with the intent of tracking the weapons and making arrests. However, law enforcement lost track of most of the weapons.

The program was halted in December 2010 after two weapons from the program were found at the murder scene of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; atf; banglist; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; murdergate; obama

1 posted on 06/12/2012 8:25:35 AM PDT by CNSNews.com
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To: CNSNews.com

poor choice of wording


2 posted on 06/12/2012 8:27:36 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: CNSNews.com

incriminating.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 8:27:46 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: chopperman

No, no, you didn’t stick by your guns. You gave them to criminals.


4 posted on 06/12/2012 8:29:53 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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“I stuck by my guns” heh heh


5 posted on 06/12/2012 8:30:07 AM PDT by BipolarBob
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Holder, you can stick something and put it somewhere.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 8:30:19 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: CNSNews.com

sounds like a resignation speech.


7 posted on 06/12/2012 8:30:37 AM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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Eric - resign in disgrace because that is what you are.


8 posted on 06/12/2012 8:32:20 AM PDT by dainbramaged (I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: CNSNews.com
I’ve won more than I’ve lost.

Not by my count....you lose every time.

9 posted on 06/12/2012 8:32:31 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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“I stuck by my guns — very fast and very furious.”


10 posted on 06/12/2012 8:32:34 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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Sounds like a bitter clinger.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 8:33:09 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: CNSNews.com
:: I’ve done this job in a way that is consistent with our values.” ::

By "our" he means the New Black Panther Party (a melanin enhanced subsidiary of the Communist Party USA).

12 posted on 06/12/2012 8:33:22 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Remember BO’s definition of “sin”?

“Sin is... being out of alignment with my values.”

That is VERY VERY telling.


13 posted on 06/12/2012 8:34:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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“I’ve enjoyed my time as attorney general,” he told the panel. “It’s been a tough job. It is one that takes a lot out of you.

Killing all those people in Waco was really draining......................

14 posted on 06/12/2012 8:34:46 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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“stuck by my guns” during his time in office.

If he had he would be down there in Mexico where his guns went.

15 posted on 06/12/2012 8:36:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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Stick a fork in him, he’s done.


16 posted on 06/12/2012 8:38:13 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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Send ole Sticky Fingers down to Mexico to personally retrieve the guns he had walked.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 8:40:10 AM PDT by Paladin2
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I’m proud of the 116,000 people in this United States Department of Justice. . .

failing to provide more than 100,000 subpoenaed documents . . .

I'm seeing a pattern here. He made each one of those poor employees eat a subpoenaed doc. That's why he's so proud of them. I'll bet some were 50 pages long!

18 posted on 06/12/2012 8:43:35 AM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: blackdog

Don’t forget the OKC connection.


19 posted on 06/12/2012 8:48:04 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: liberalh8ter

I don’t know. I think Holder wins every time he faces Congress, lies his heart out, and walks away instead of being cuffed and Frog-marched to the nearest Federal Prison.


20 posted on 06/12/2012 8:48:35 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
RE: I’ve done this job in a way that is consistent with our values.

By "our" he means the New Black Panther Party

"Black theology will accept only the love of God which participates in the destruction of the white enemy. What we need is the divine love as expressed in Black Power, which is the power of black people to destroy their oppressors here and now by any means at their disposal".--James (Jim) Cone,
African American Religious Thought: An Anthology (Paperback)
by Cornel West (Editor), Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (Editor)
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SEAN HANNITY: But Reverend Jeremiah Wright is not backing down and has not for years and in his strong stance on the teaching of black liberation theology is nothing new. He had the same things to say last spring when he appeared on "Hannity & Colmes:"

WRIGHT: If you're not going to talk about theology in context, if you're not going to talk about liberation theology that came out of the '60s, systematized black liberation theology that started with Jim Cone in 1968 and the writings of Cone and the writings of Dwight Hopkins and the writings of womynist theologians and Asian theologians and Hispanic theologians, then you can't talk about the black value system.

HANNITY: But I'm a — reverend

WRIGHT: Do you know liberation theology, sir?

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,354158,00.html
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Malik Zulu Shabazz, chairman of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (NBPP):
"We believe in a Black first philosophy and a Black Liberation Theology."

http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_1858.shtml
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“Although it [The New Black Panther Party] says it sees capitalism as the fundamental problem with the world and “revolution” as the solution, the new party does not draw its influences from Marxism or Maoism as the original party did. Instead, in a carefully-worded, roundabout form of ethnic nationalism,[8] they say that Marx based his ideology and teachings on indigenous African cultures, and that the NBPP therefore need not look to Marxism or Maoism as a basis for their program, but can look to ideologies that stem directly from those African origins.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Black_Panther_Party#Philosophy.2C_ideology.2C_and_criticism

21 posted on 06/12/2012 8:50:07 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
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Shock Photos: Candidate Obama Appeared And Marched With New Black Panther Party in 2007:
http://biggovernment.com/abreitbart/2011/10/03/shock-photos-barack-obama-with-new-black-panther-party-on-campaign-trail-in-2007/

22 posted on 06/12/2012 8:50:42 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
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"The Justice Department originally brought the case against four armed men who witnesses say derided voters with catcalls of "white devil" and "cracker" and told voters they should prepare to be "ruled by the black man." ..."

One poll watcher called police after he reportedly saw one of the men brandishing a nightstick to threaten voters.

As I walked up, they closed ranks, next to each other,” the witness told Fox News at the time. “So I walked directly in between them, went inside and found the poll watchers. They said they’d been here for about an hour. And they told us not to come outside because a black man is going to win this election no matter what.”

He said the man with a nightstick told him, “’We’re tired of white supremacy,’ and he starts tapping the nightstick in his hand. At which point I said, ‘OK, we’re not going to get in a fistfight right here,’ and I called the police.”...”

http://www.congress.org/congressorg/bio/userletter/?id=48778&letter_id=5485433306

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_110408/content/01125111.guest.html
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"Security" patrols stationed at polling places in Philly:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neGbKHyGuHU
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Also see:

Black Panthers intimidate voters in Philadelphia with night stick:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzBVxP5wzCY

23 posted on 06/12/2012 8:51:16 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: CNSNews.com

How about this: “I stuck by my glue!”


24 posted on 06/12/2012 8:51:25 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Eric Holder, Bill Clinton, Wright's 'Black Liberation' "church", and the pardons of 16 members of the Puerto Rican Marxist terrorist group FALN:(Wright's Marxist BLT 'church' (Obama's 'church' for 20+ years) advocated for FALN terrorists)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2165024/posts
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"During the 1970s and 1980s, FALN members set off at least 138 bombs in five major U.S. Cities. Six Americans were killed in those attacks. One of those bombings, in January 1975, was at the historic Fraunces Tavern in lower Manhattan while patrons were at lunch. The explosion killed four and injured more than 50."

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/05/bill_hillary_and_the_faln.html
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"Fraunces Tavern is a restaurant and museum in lower Manhattan, New York City. It was built on the site of a former building which played a significant role in pre-Revolutionary activities, and in which, on 4 December 1783, General George Washington bade farewell to his officers at the end of the Revolution, before returning to his home, Mount Vernon."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraunces_Tavern
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"Between 1974 and 1985 the FALN (Puerto Rican Armed Forces of National Liberation) organized 120 terrorist bombings in the United States. Many Americans were killed in those bombings, and many more were crippled. In 1983, another Puerto Rican terrorist group known as the Macheteros, attacked and robbed a Wells Fargo armored car in Connecticut. The Macheteros intended to use the money to finance a terrorist campaign against the United States. Working under the cover of Puerto Rican nationalism and claiming to act on behalf of the 'oppressed people of Puerto Rico,' the FALN and the Macheteros are nothing but Communist revolutionaries. Both groups were organized by Fidel Castro's secret police. The ultimate goal of the FALN and the Macheteros is the creation of an independent Marxist-Leninist dictatorship on the island of Puerto Rico."
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=19760
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Eric Holder's role in the pardons of BLA (Black Liberation Army) comrades/Weather Underground members, Susan Rosenberg and Linda Evans (1983 Brinks Truck robbery and triple murder):
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2165052/posts

25 posted on 06/12/2012 8:52:31 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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Eric Holder stuck to his guns!Gee. I thought his guns went to Mexico where they were used in the murder of a Border Patrol agent.


26 posted on 06/12/2012 8:52:40 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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Holder, you stick to nothing.

But, it appears that lots of stuff is sticking to you.

Shove it, Holder.

You’ve got the IQ of the president...sorry for the insult.


27 posted on 06/12/2012 8:54:08 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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Holder, you stupid black bigot, the only thing you stuck to were was criminal element like the New Black Panthers and the rest of “your people” when it came to giving cover to any and every kind of illegality. GTFO now.


28 posted on 06/12/2012 9:01:48 AM PDT by mkjessup (Eternal Vigilance (aka FReeper Tom Hoefling) has my vote for President in 2012.)
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“I’ve enjoyed my time as attorney general,”

Doesn't that sound like a farewell speech?

29 posted on 06/12/2012 9:02:37 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: mkjessup
Should be "was the criminal element"
30 posted on 06/12/2012 9:02:56 AM PDT by mkjessup (Eternal Vigilance (aka FReeper Tom Hoefling) has my vote for President in 2012.)
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“I stuck by my guns,” Holder continued.

If this were true you'd be laying next to them.

31 posted on 06/12/2012 9:09:47 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: BipolarBob

““I stuck by my guns” heh heh”

I’d prefer he stuck by my gun rights. When piggies fly. Sigh.


32 posted on 06/12/2012 9:10:17 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: SueRae
sounds like a resignation speech

And it smells like a presidential pardon is in the works.

33 posted on 06/12/2012 9:14:02 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Article 58)
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He’s talking about his tenure in the past tense already. Sign that resignation is imminent?


34 posted on 06/12/2012 9:41:49 AM PDT by Boogieman
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It’s been a tough job. It is one that takes a lot out of you.

Living a lie is hard work.

35 posted on 06/12/2012 9:48:21 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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Well, I guess you could say that Holder is in a Mexican standoff.


36 posted on 06/12/2012 9:56:05 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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Funny, how the 'truth' outs itself. That said; had he stuck by the truth; our Country, far better served.

(But when, EVER; does a Liberal stick to the 'truth' of the matter. Truth never serves these people-of-the-lie and never will.)

37 posted on 06/12/2012 9:56:45 AM PDT by cricket (Narcissism IS the 'heart' of Liberalism . . .)
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“”I’m proud of the 116,000 people in this United States Department of Justice””

We could probably get rid of half of those and perhaps have a functioning department. I’m not impressed with the number of staff people he has but I guess it gives him a thrill. Too bad the rest of us aren’t as thrilled. Too many memories of this jerk from Elian Gonzalez days!


38 posted on 06/12/2012 10:43:00 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: SueRae

I’ll put my money on Mr. Holder resigning over the weekend in an attempt to limit media coverage. It will be played as somehow ending a distraction for his boss, and suggest acusations against him are racially motivated.

Question I’ll end up with is whether or not an investigation can continue (as it should).


39 posted on 06/12/2012 11:05:40 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Can we cut the BS and just say it like it is?)
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"I’ve done this job in a way that is consistent with our values.”

Well there's your problem.

40 posted on 06/12/2012 11:23:09 AM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: CNSNews.com

Freudian slip....

Great choice of words there sparky.


41 posted on 06/13/2012 7:12:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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