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Decision looms in Holder's Fast and Furious contempt case
Fox News ^ | 2013-09-12 | William La Jeunesse

Posted on 09/12/2013 4:00:34 PM PDT by justlurking

While most of Washington has moved on, legal scholars expect a decision soon in a potentially landmark case in one of the federal government's most damaging scandals -- Operation Fast and Furious.

Republican lawmakers, after holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over records they had subpoenaed, are still waiting for a judge to rule on their case.

But they have not forgotten.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; benghazi; fastandfurious; ff; gunrunning; guns; holder; impeachnow; irs; terry
A good article about court fight between House Republicans and the Just Us department. There's also an update about the $25M wrongful death suit by Brian Terry's family.
1 posted on 09/12/2013 4:00:34 PM PDT by justlurking
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To: justlurking

If he gets held in contempt he should be forced to resign


2 posted on 09/12/2013 4:04:27 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: justlurking

I am just about done with Levin’s “The Liberty Amendments”, it is among the most depressing books I have ever read. The statists have destroyed America. It started early on with John Marshall and was exacerbated by Wilson and FDR. Mark’s last ditch effort could work if implemented, but it never will be. The American culture necessary to re-adopt the Constitution has long since died.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 4:05:38 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

put yer big boy pants on.....that book has finally generated action nationwide

decision makers coast to coast are textin, callin, and social this and that’n about it...even TGO says it will not happen overnite but partner, it WILL happen

with or without ya


4 posted on 09/12/2013 4:10:55 PM PDT by advertising guy ( Congress should not be afraid of Rush Limbaugh, Congress should be petrified of God)
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To: justlurking

Hmmmm.... Who’s the judge? Seems like a Dem, otherwise we would not have had to wait so long (Dems dragging it out when it suits them). I’m sure if it was a Repub held in contempt, there would have been a decision by now.


5 posted on 09/12/2013 4:11:57 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Mr. K
If he gets held in contempt he should be forced to resign

Holder has already been held in contempt.

The case is about forcing him to turn over certain documents, over which Obama has claimed executive privilege.

Nixon tried the same thing, and the court said that evidence of a crime wasn't protected.

6 posted on 09/12/2013 4:12:58 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: justlurking

I’ve seen glaciers move faster than this ...


7 posted on 09/12/2013 4:13:41 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: jeffc
From the article:

Regardless, either side is likely to appeal and those involved say it is possible the case won't be resolved until Obama has left office.

Sounds like the Dem plan to me!!

8 posted on 09/12/2013 4:14:07 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: advertising guy

Thanks, I appreciate the condescension.


9 posted on 09/12/2013 4:15:40 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Mr. K
If he gets held in contempt he should be forced to resign

If you or I were held in contempt of court, what would happen to us?

But since he's an "elite" MARXIST he will get special treatment. In other words NOTHING will happen to his scumbag ass.

10 posted on 09/12/2013 4:16:04 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: gorush

had to be said...not so much to ya, but thru ya


11 posted on 09/12/2013 4:16:45 PM PDT by advertising guy ( Congress should not be afraid of Rush Limbaugh, Congress should be petrified of God)
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To: gorush
I have an appointment with my state representative next week.

It will be followup to a letter I sent him last June, regarding how the state legislatures can restore federalism, the 10th Amendment.

Mark’s last ditch effort could work if implemented, but it never will be.

It won't work if good men do nothing.

12 posted on 09/12/2013 4:17:20 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: jeffc

I believe it is Amy Berman Jackson. She’s an Obama appointee, but she is also the one that presided over Jesse Jackson Jr’s sentencing.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 4:18:23 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Jacquerie

I will certainly be a huge advocate but I fear that our historically ignorant, public school educated electorate will side with their statist “providers”. Even Mark suggests that his plan has its best chance after the meltdown, the same meltdown that the Cloward/Priven folks are causing to advance their marxist dreams. It is a good time to be old, and I am. I fully expect to go out with the scorecard in my favor.


14 posted on 09/12/2013 4:24:24 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: justlurking

“She” and “Obama appointee”??? ‘Nuff said.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 4:25:53 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: gorush; holdonnow
Mark’s last ditch effort could work if implemented, but it never will be.

Levin doesn't even identify the amendment that would deny the key tools the internationalists have used to debase the Constitution: fixing the treaty power by amending both the Supremacy Clause so that it is clear that a treaty that exceeds constitutionally enumerated powers truly IS unconstitutional, and amending Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 for to render the threshold of Senate ratification equivalent to a Constitutional amendment; i.e., 3/4 of State legislatures. Without those changes, the rest of his suggestions are legally moot, as hordes of treaties now authorize powers that are wildly beyond its original scope.

16 posted on 09/12/2013 4:27:40 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: justlurking

H0lder is a cracka dipstick.


17 posted on 09/12/2013 4:32:40 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: justlurking

All right-—what is the punch line.

This is a joke you know. Holder will slide like the Teflon Muslim in the White House.


18 posted on 09/12/2013 4:41:01 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
“She” and “Obama appointee”??? ‘Nuff said.

Maybe, but during oral arguments back in April, she was clearly skeptical of the claim of executive privilege.

19 posted on 09/12/2013 4:44:31 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: gorush
I hope you are listening to the current segment of Mark's show.
20 posted on 09/12/2013 4:46:42 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: Jacquerie

We always listen a day late...we’ll talk tomorrow.


21 posted on 09/12/2013 4:47:41 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Mr. K

Holder is above the law, in his own mind, and that of ObieWan The Stupid.

It will depend on what courts hear any contempt citation and what punishment they met out, if any.

However, it would make a great issue for Republicans and conservatives in Congress to use in the 2014 and 2016 elections against the Democrats.

“Democrats: Laws don’t apply to us”


22 posted on 09/12/2013 5:57:11 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: NonValueAdded
I’ve seen glaciers move faster than this ...

We were supposed to have forgotten all about the Fast & Furious conspiracy by now.

23 posted on 09/12/2013 6:25:04 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Mr. K

Frog march him right to jail.


24 posted on 09/12/2013 6:42:53 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: Mr. K

Resign?
Son of a bitch deserves to be hung on national television for all to see.


25 posted on 09/13/2013 3:40:56 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: justlurking

And SCOTUS was highly skeptical of Obamacare penalties being a tax.

All that matters is whether she’s got sexy emails that the NSA can threaten her over. That’s where America is at right now. We saw them do this kind of extortion in full view of everybody with David Petraeus and the other military guy that resigned about the same time over sexy emails (what was his name anyway?). Everybody was so busy oohing and ahing over the gory details to ask, “Why the heck was the government snooping in those emails in the first place?”


26 posted on 09/13/2013 7:26:51 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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