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Live Streaming Link to Contempt Hearing on Holder (my title)
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Posted on 06/20/2012 8:22:20 AM PDT by Mechanicos

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To: elhombrelibre

EH already said it was gonna be a Constitutional Crisis...I believe that’s what they want...These people are so dangerous they’d burn the house down with the kids in it to save their own a$$e$! I can see the race riots being stoked as this plays on.


51 posted on 06/20/2012 9:16:09 AM PDT by hope
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To: kevao

Krauthammer spoke on the Obama Admin’s failure to uphold the Constitution of the United States.


52 posted on 06/20/2012 9:19:16 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Stillwaters

In case you get a break in the action anytime this morning, here’s a link to the live feed of the hearing...

http://issues.oversight.house.gov/fastandfurious/


53 posted on 06/20/2012 9:20:15 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: hope

I agree. They’re willing to go to the mattresses for Obama and give up the constitution, our laws, and our way of life to protect this fabulist.


54 posted on 06/20/2012 9:20:38 AM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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Quigley is iether stone-cold stupid or a damn liar.


55 posted on 06/20/2012 9:22:29 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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bfl


56 posted on 06/20/2012 9:28:34 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: MileHi

Desjarais my new congressman..4th district TN..

our area was gerrymandered into his ditrict...

our first primary will be in August...

I dont know if Ill be voting for him...

hes disappointing on veterans...


57 posted on 06/20/2012 9:30:51 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: SoldierDad

Yes, FNC is positing that this will backfire on the R’s due to the economy being so bad and all, and pointed out that Zero has much higher approval ratings than Congress. (Or at least the liberal historian Douglas Brinkley did in one segment) One reason Congresses’ approval rating is so low is their hesitancy to reign in the executive branch which is blatantly subverting the Constitution. They are now on track to fulfill their role; whether they follow thru or not is unknown at this point. If they do, I would expect their approval ratings to spike. And what is the alternative, let them expand their totalitarian rule? That is unacceptable. Further, this will give those undecided idiots something to think about: What might this regime do with another four yrs of rule?


58 posted on 06/20/2012 9:36:16 AM PDT by Dysart
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To: Mechanicos

Ewww. Who’s the weenie beta male from Vermont?


59 posted on 06/20/2012 9:39:36 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: Mechanicos

Get ‘em, Gowdy!!! LOVE this guy.


60 posted on 06/20/2012 9:40:21 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: opentalk
To think McCain was our option against Obama. Almost seems like a setup, especially when Palin was not allowed to talk about Obamas background.

After McCain made that townhall comment that America had nothing to fear of an Obama presidency, I lost all doubt that he (McCain) was not interested in winning. He was wayyyyy too enthralled with Obama to mount a serious challenge.

61 posted on 06/20/2012 9:40:22 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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YOU GO GOWDY!!!


62 posted on 06/20/2012 9:43:31 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Mechanicos

Check out the pic Drudge just put up. LOL!


63 posted on 06/20/2012 9:43:46 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: Mechanicos

My crush on Trey Gowdy just grew..
He’s on fire!! The RATS better be shaking in their birkenstocks


64 posted on 06/20/2012 9:46:16 AM PDT by rainee
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To: Mechanicos
Trey Gowdy, R SC. ....This is about the law. She doesn't care about politics, race .....it is about equal justice. Congress has time to investigate baseball. We have time to investigate lethal Fast and Furious.

He is on fire speaking the truth.

65 posted on 06/20/2012 9:46:54 AM PDT by opentalk
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Link to Grassley statement today:

“The assertion of executive privilege raises monumental questions. How can the President assert executive privilege if there was no White House involvement? How can the President exert executive privilege over documents he's supposedly never seen? Is something very big being hidden to go to this extreme? The contempt citation is an important procedural mechanism in our system of checks and balances. The questions from Congress go to determining what happened in a disastrous government program for accountability and so that it's never repeated again.”

66 posted on 06/20/2012 9:48:16 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: MileHi
Gowdy is a leader in the ‘kick butt and take names’ club.
67 posted on 06/20/2012 9:49:02 AM PDT by JPG (Don't just talk about it, make it happen.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

68 posted on 06/20/2012 9:49:25 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: rawhide

Heh! Thanks!


69 posted on 06/20/2012 9:51:30 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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Link to Grasssley statement regarding Holder's second retraction of Fast & Furious assertions (Mukasey was not briefed as Holder previously testified - under oath?)
70 posted on 06/20/2012 9:52:41 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: Mechanicos

Obstructor of Justice Holder is far more evil than any Bulger.

The DOJ has lost all respect by honest people.


71 posted on 06/20/2012 9:54:28 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ScottinVA
The fact McCain had $9 million left over from the 2008 race is telling. He did not give it is all to win. Just donated it to his charity on global affairs, and not to help Republicans win 2012 race.
72 posted on 06/20/2012 9:54:51 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: TornadoAlley3

Lugar is gone..thanks to fellow Hoosiers.

BaROCK needs to remember “It’s the cover up, stupid!”


73 posted on 06/20/2012 9:55:31 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: JPG

Gowdy is awesome!


74 posted on 06/20/2012 9:55:36 AM PDT by abner (I have no tagline, therefore no identity.)
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To: MileHi

If we had an assault weapons ban this would not be an issue!

- - - - -
Ummm...Mr. Connoly, the weapons that were sold WERE ALREADY BANNED and confiscated by the US Gov’t under those bans.

/facepalm


75 posted on 06/20/2012 9:56:18 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: Mechanicos

OK. I have a crush on Gowdy. ;-)


76 posted on 06/20/2012 9:56:18 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: TornadoAlley3

Yep, both of my Georgia RINOs made the list.


77 posted on 06/20/2012 10:00:03 AM PDT by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: MestaMachine; Mechanicos; mamelukesabre; All

Thanks MM for all the “contempt/executive priviledge pings.

I’m still trying to figure out what happened. Had Bozo’s EP announcement been planned for the day of the contempt hearing? as a last-ditch effort to stop the contempt vote?

Then why wasn’t the appropriate letter sent to Issa’s committee? During the hearing, Issa said he received nothing except word from the Deputy Atty Gen that Obama was asserting executive privilege. Issa said he needs a log of what documents Obama is claiming EP over.
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OT: mamelukesabre, you will appreciate this in light of your post (#38)

When the EP news came across the wires, I was flipping through channels looking for coverage. I had the hearing taping on C-SPAN3. CNN broadcast some of the live hearing, and I presume they announced the EP news, but if they did, it was ever so briefly because when I flipped back to CNN they were broadcasting a segment asking the question: Did Sarah Palin “poison the well” for all future women Pres candidates?

Can’t make this stuff up.

BTW: this thread has also been covering the live hearing
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2897322/posts


78 posted on 06/20/2012 10:02:37 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Me too, add to Gowdy to Jason Chaffetz, two of the good guys standing up for law, Justice for murdered agent, not politics
79 posted on 06/20/2012 10:04:04 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Hoodat; TornadoAlley3

My TN RINOS Alexander and Corker also voted for comfirmation of Holder...

Ive never voted for either of them...


80 posted on 06/20/2012 10:04:22 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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Link to YouTube video of Obama chastising Bush administration over their use of executive privilege in 2007

"...Ya know, there's been a tendency on the part of this administration to, to try to hide behind executive privilege every time there's something, uhhhh, a little shaky that's taken place... and, ya know, I think the administration would be best served by coming clean on this, uhhhh, there, there doesn't seem to be any national security uhhh, issues involved with the US Attorney, uhhhh, uhhhh, question..."

81 posted on 06/20/2012 10:05:47 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: onemiddleamerican

BINGO


82 posted on 06/20/2012 10:07:31 AM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: thouworm

when I flipped back to CNN they were broadcasting a segment asking the question: Did Sarah Palin “poison the well” for all future women Pres candidates?

Can’t make this stuff up.
_________________________________________

You didnt...

Nor did CNN make up the Q...

The accusation came for the Romney campaign...

They had been asked about whether there might a woman VP..

The Romney camp was saying why there would not be one on the GOP ticket...


83 posted on 06/20/2012 10:10:06 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Mechanicos

Seems like so long ago:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/TransparencyandOpenGovernment

My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.

Government should be transparent. Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their Government is doing. Information maintained by the Federal Government is a national asset. My Administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms that the public can readily find and use. Executive departments and agencies should harness new technologies to put information about their operations and decisions online and readily available to the public. Executive departments and agencies should also solicit public feedback to identify information of greatest use to the public.


84 posted on 06/20/2012 10:11:15 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Add TX rep Blake Farenhold. On fire about the law and truth!
85 posted on 06/20/2012 10:16:58 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Yep! :-)


86 posted on 06/20/2012 10:18:52 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: Raycpa

Thank you for posting that, I was thinking about it earlier.


87 posted on 06/20/2012 10:21:05 AM PDT by angelsonmyside
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To: angelsonmyside
Not a quorum present, can't hold vote so committee in recess until last vote on floor, at 1:30, per Issa.

Now, question... will Dems on committee refuse to come to committee room to vote after floor votes done, a la the Wisconsin rats?

88 posted on 06/20/2012 10:24:40 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Really!!!??? Missed that part. Thanks for the context. I can’t even come up with an appropriate comment; my eyes just roll into the back of my head.


89 posted on 06/20/2012 10:28:26 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: onemiddleamerican

I was just thinking of that too..can they refuse to show up??
I know they don’t give a damn but won’t that look worse if they run from the vote?


90 posted on 06/20/2012 10:29:01 AM PDT by rainee
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To: Mechanicos
Posted on Drudge

Holder retracts claim Bush team knew about Fast and Furious

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Justice Department has retracted a second statement made to the Senate Judiciary Committee. During a hearing last week, Attorney General Eric Holder claimed that his predecessor, then-Attorney General Michael Mukasey, had been briefed about gunwalking in Operation Wide Receiver.

Holder just keeps dancing. He needs to go. America deserves better. Liar in DOJ exposes himself by changing testimony.
91 posted on 06/20/2012 10:34:58 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: rainee

Yup, and I almost hope they do something supremely stupid like that; just to see how far the MSM will go, burrowing their heads up the arses of the Zero admin officials, to protect them from more public outrage.


92 posted on 06/20/2012 10:35:02 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Can’t have a non-’pesthood’ holder as VP, it would ruin the prophecy...


93 posted on 06/20/2012 10:35:56 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: reaganaut

;)


94 posted on 06/20/2012 10:38:38 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: thouworm

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2897143/posts?page=11#11


95 posted on 06/20/2012 10:44:23 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Hoodat

Gah!


96 posted on 06/20/2012 10:47:50 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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Gaveled back in...


97 posted on 06/20/2012 11:40:00 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: lgjhn23

“Yeah, and those of us amongst the “unwashed masses” are tired of that excuse. No one cares and no one believes it.
They really need to find another excuse.”

They are long past the time that the 2nd letter should have been tendered, read, and acted upon.

Letter 1....Blame your predecesor

Letter 2.....Resignation.


98 posted on 06/20/2012 11:46:31 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Yeah, well, Holder will resign and that will be the end of it. Then the RINOs will vote to confirm another Holder.


99 posted on 06/20/2012 11:46:57 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: onemiddleamerican

its Bushs fault !!!


100 posted on 06/20/2012 11:46:57 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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