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Holder: New media guidelines in weeks
politico.com ^ | 1/29/14 6:34 PM EST | By HADAS GOLD |

Posted on 01/29/2014 7:18:28 PM PST by BenLurkin

New guidelines on how the Justice Department can monitor the media will be published in the next coming weeks, Attorney General Eric Holder said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: doj; dojmediaguidelines; holder; mediaspying
"How the Justice Department can monitor the media?"

How about not at all.

1 posted on 01/29/2014 7:18:28 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin
Let em Monitor This!!


2 posted on 01/29/2014 7:22:02 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: BenLurkin
Let em Monitor This!!


3 posted on 01/29/2014 7:22:03 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: BenLurkin

No that doesn’t sound like a headline from 1955 Pravda, not at all.


4 posted on 01/29/2014 7:23:53 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: BenLurkin

Just who do they consider the media?


5 posted on 01/29/2014 7:24:23 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: BenLurkin
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
6 posted on 01/29/2014 7:25:53 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Kackikat

Just who do they consider the media?

FreeRepublic included.


7 posted on 01/29/2014 7:26:10 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: BenLurkin
How about not at all.

Amen to that! The media should be monitored by the public and criminal activity by the FBI.

8 posted on 01/29/2014 7:26:10 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: umgud; RaceBannon

Exactly, and remember the Congress giving Obama power to monitor the internet.

I’m sure the new rules will be applied across the board to critics, and especially Fox News....this is not good.


9 posted on 01/29/2014 7:29:06 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: BenLurkin

The DOJ *needs* to monitor the media...?

I have been censored ONE time at FR —at the beginning of BHO’s first term, when I asked if an African elected man had even ONE time gone on to NOT act as a despot, and I got just TWO good suggestions.

How is THIS behavior not that of an African despot?

WE ARE HEADED TO A BAD PLACE.


10 posted on 01/29/2014 7:30:32 PM PST by gaijin
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To: BenLurkin
Holder: New media guidelines in weeks

The bastard is up to a new bit of *no good* again, as always.

11 posted on 01/29/2014 7:31:32 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: jiggyboy

Exactly.


12 posted on 01/29/2014 7:34:00 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: The Cajun

This will take censorship to a whole new level....violating our 1st Amendment rights, no doubt.


13 posted on 01/29/2014 7:34:05 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!

Bad news here!


14 posted on 01/29/2014 7:34:09 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: gaijin

Mao was an African?


15 posted on 01/29/2014 7:35:04 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

“Where the 2nd Amendment goes, the 1st Amendment swiftly follows.”

We are seeing it made plain to us, now.


16 posted on 01/29/2014 7:35:39 PM PST by gaijin
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To: BenLurkin

I don’t understand why they need to monitor the MSM at all other than for management evaluations to ensure they are adhering to the party line.


17 posted on 01/29/2014 7:39:16 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Stalin is smiling in Hell at how well Obama has copied his communist organization.)
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To: BenLurkin

Does this mean they will have to start kissing Obama and Holder’s ass three times a day instead of just two?


18 posted on 01/29/2014 7:40:34 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: BenLurkin
How about not at all.

How about like everyone else? Newspapers, TV and the Internet.

Not good enough? Tough shite.

19 posted on 01/29/2014 7:41:53 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell)
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To: BenLurkin

Oh come on, Eric. You’ve already got the reports from Ed Snowden that details your surveillance.


20 posted on 01/29/2014 7:45:17 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: umgud
“Just who do they consider the media? FreeRepublic included.”

The way our freedoms are being removed, it wouldn't surprise me to see this forum monitored by Holder's men and posts removed and posters tracked down and charged with whatever criminal charge Holder makes up.

21 posted on 01/29/2014 7:53:27 PM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: BenLurkin

The Ministry of Media is not pleased.


22 posted on 01/29/2014 8:05:10 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: jiggyboy

The media needs to do an about face and expose everything they know about BO and Holder and quit propping them up. This way, impeachment proceedings would be supported and we could get rid of them before they clamp down on the media—I know-wishful thinking. They aren’t that smart.


23 posted on 01/29/2014 8:18:05 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: mountn man

Liberals believe “journalists” are exempt. In other words, they’ll say “Fox News, Hannity, Limbaugh are is not news outlets so the government should be able to censure them.” I know a liberal with a masters’ in history who said this. This guy believes msnbc IS a news outlet.


24 posted on 01/29/2014 8:24:38 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: mountn man
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;

Congress isn't doing it - the Justice Department and specifically Eric Holder is - and that will be just peachy with the spineless Pub's in DC.

25 posted on 01/29/2014 8:26:13 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: BenLurkin

I’ll have to read Pravda for the truth, how ironic.


26 posted on 01/29/2014 8:26:59 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: grumpygresh

Rod Serling would love how Pravda is more honest than our enemedia. This is truly the Twilight Zone.


27 posted on 01/29/2014 8:49:51 PM PST by Luke21
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To: BenLurkin

Did you parse that statement well?


28 posted on 01/29/2014 9:08:42 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: BenLurkin

Are you kidding me? Why do they get pissed off when we call them Nazis and commies? The government is going to start monitoring the media? I wonder how the media feels about that since they got these idiots elected.


29 posted on 01/29/2014 10:01:13 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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S M B W D, E H


30 posted on 01/29/2014 10:14:19 PM PST by Captainpaintball
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To: VerySadAmerican
I know a liberal with a masters’ in history who said this.

Just remember this, whether a person gets all A's or all D's, the degree says the same thing.

LOTS of people with degrees who are blooming idiots.

31 posted on 01/29/2014 10:24:07 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Marcella

Several years ago, while I was in school, I made a sarcastic post on FR. I was reported to the university police as a member of a white supremacist organization who was planning on killing muslims. Whoever reported me saw my university email addy in my FR info and contacted the administration and university police. The police had a full investigation and I was interogated for hours. I was worried that I was going to be thrown out of school. But, they did not.


32 posted on 01/30/2014 2:02:50 AM PST by RouxStir (No peein' allowed in the gene pool.)
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To: BenLurkin

holder’s justice dept is that of a f-ing banana republic.
Obammy and holder belong in Leavenworth


33 posted on 01/30/2014 2:22:33 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: BenLurkin

How come every Gaw-damned thing I hear come out of Holders mouth sounds like it would sound best in its’ original German?


34 posted on 01/30/2014 2:30:59 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I wonder how the media feels about that since they got these idiots elected.

They're pretty cool with it.

It's *their* side that's going full-Nazi.

35 posted on 01/30/2014 2:32:18 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: mountn man

A rectal thermometer has a lot of degrees.


36 posted on 01/30/2014 4:44:47 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: BenLurkin
If the New York Times was run by a man rather than by Jill Abramson this story would be an issue.

But the Times is run by women - women who wants to compromise, get along and have ‘consensus’. The biggest story of the decade will be ignored until it's too late.

Thank God for the AP and FOXNews...

37 posted on 01/30/2014 6:05:59 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: BenLurkin
I wonder if ‘monitoring’ will include unexpected heart attacks or strange automobile accidents?
38 posted on 01/30/2014 6:10:40 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: BenLurkin

Now, if only the media would respond with its own guidelines for monitoring the Justice Department.


39 posted on 01/30/2014 7:02:20 AM PST by Brass Lamp
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To: mountn man

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

It didn’t that the Justice Department “shall make no law”

CC


40 posted on 01/30/2014 8:05:28 AM PST by Captain Compassion
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To: RouxStir
“Several years ago, while I was in school, I made a sarcastic post on FR. I was reported to the university police as a member of a white supremacist organization who was planning on killing muslims. Whoever reported me saw my university email addy in my FR info and contacted the administration and university police. The police had a full investigation and I was interogated for hours. I was worried that I was going to be thrown out of school. But, they did not.”

I reposted your whole response as that is exactly what I think will happen and it's already happened to you. Once Holder puts his new “rules” in, either those rules will help him get to conservatives to shut them up or he will ignore those rules and do what he wants anyway. He won't zero in on liberal websites because they are his kind, but any other group will be suspect as “terrorists” or “threatening”. Our free speech is being attacked and yours certainly was.

41 posted on 01/30/2014 8:52:33 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Kackikat

Any speech, spoken or written, on radio, internet, TV, ham radio, chat room, email, or to your neighbor. Any image, graphic, drawing or other form of visual representation that is placed outside your house via internet, posters, placards etc in any of the usual media or sign holding etc.

If you whisper something in your closet you’re good. As long as no one is recording it.


42 posted on 01/30/2014 5:28:57 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Joe Boucher

In Leavenworth? Only while waiting until the sentence is carried out.


43 posted on 01/30/2014 5:30:22 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: liberalh8ter

The mysterious heart attacks and car accidents are supposed to get people to agree to be monitored.


44 posted on 01/30/2014 5:31:40 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

So it’s gonna be stifling is what you are saying. Oy veh , again.

I lived through the Fairness Doctrine, when talk radio was so boring until 1987. Now they want Net Neutrality, which is just another name....and now this nonsense.


45 posted on 01/30/2014 7:13:13 PM PST by Kackikat
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To: Captainpaintball

I think I get it.


46 posted on 01/30/2014 7:18:11 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Kackikat

I think they just want to kill millions of us and are getting frustrated since so many Americans are (heavily) armed.

So they’re trying to do whatever they can do. Knowing that once they cross a certain line, whatever that line may be, the reaction will not be to their liking.


47 posted on 01/30/2014 9:40:01 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

yep, for the lot of em.


48 posted on 01/31/2014 2:22:54 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: little jeremiah

Now he is going to commute the sentences of prisoners with low level sentences that are long, for mostly drugs. There were 8 commuted last year by him. I don’t necessarily disagree with this, but it should not be the Pres who decided who gets clemency due to his former judgments of such magnitude.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/obama-will-take-executive-action-reduce-prison-population


49 posted on 01/31/2014 6:07:54 AM PST by Kackikat
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