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The People Vs. Barack Obama
Frontpage ^ | 7/4/2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 07/04/2014 4:47:07 AM PDT by markomalley

As the first African-American Solicitor General, Thurgood Marshall told a black fraternity, “Neither race nor color nor frustration is an excuse for either lawlessness or anarchy.”

Some five decades later, lawlessness and anarchy have descended on America and on Washington D.C. under the banner of color and frustration. This is no laissez-faire lawlessness, but anarchy toward accountability. Like the rock throwers and Molotov cocktail throwers that Marshall was denouncing, Obama and his people have made their own law out of force while rejecting the rule of law.

Through force they have become the law while disregarding the law. There is a term for that sort of behavior and is it not anarchy. It is crime.

This is the state of affairs that Ben Shapiro describes as “a quasi criminal syndicate” and in his book, The People Vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration, he discusses how to fight back against it.

“Consolidated government means consolidated power, consolidated power means consolidated corruption,” Shapiro writes. The old system of checks and balances has been undone. Obama Inc. is an integrated political machine whose appointees serve a common ideological goal and a common purpose. And they control the clockwork machinery of government from the top to the bottom.

There can be no plausible expectation that Attorney General Eric Holder will investigate Obama. Not when Holder is corrupt. As corrupt confederates in crime, Obama protects Holder and Holder protects Obama. Likewise, Obama Inc. is composed of such self-serving mutual pacts forming a system of power that makes up its own laws while refusing to be accountable to the law.

Shapiro’s statement that this amounts to a criminal syndicate is not just rhetoric, it is at the very heart of the legal argument that he makes in The People Vs. Barack Obama.

“The Obama administration has become a full-fledged criminal enterprise,” he writes. “Riddled up and down with executive branch appointees engaged in high crimes and misdemeanors.”

Listing many of the scandals and the violations of the law involved from the Justice Department to the State Department, from the EPA to the NSA, Shapiro argues that they amount to a criminal conspiracy fit for a criminal complaint and that they can be and should be prosecuted under RICO statutes.

“The crime of conspiracy has typically been defined at the state level as the agreement of two or more people to commit a crime. There is little question that some of the crimes of the Obama administration have been coordinated at the highest level, as the evidence will show,” Shapiro argues.

A pattern of criminal conduct can be established for Obama that would make it difficult for him to argue plausible deniability, as he has in virtually every scandal, pretending to be outraged by the scandal he only learned about this morning from the media before shifting gears and calling it a phony scandal.

“RICO provides that any person who is part of an organization that commits any two on a list of crimes can be prosecuted for racketeering,” Shapiro writes. This list becomes the framework around which The People Vs. Barack Obama is built.

Shapiro is of course well aware that Holder is no more likely to hit Obama or his minions with RICO violations than he is to resign in order to pursue his dream of becoming an Olympic skier, but he points out that RICO suits can be pursued as civil suits turning ordinary people into “citizen attorney generals.”

There are two fronts of RICO proposals in The People Vs. Barack Obama. Aside from individual suits, Shapiro proposes that Congress expand the jurisdiction of individuals to file RICO suits against the Executive Branch. Such a move would put Congress on a collision course with Obama’s imperial abuse of executive power, but it would free Congress from having to do the hard work of engaging in prolonged confrontations with Obama; something they have already shown they lack the stomach and spine to do.

Imagine if the family of murdered border patrol agent Brian Terry were to lodge a RICO suit against the Obama administration, Shapiro suggests.

Ben Shapiro argues that the process can begin with targeting lower level officials, much as the FBI begins at the bottom rungs of a criminal enterprise, using confessions and recovered information to begin building a bigger and bigger case against the mastermind of that criminal enterprise.

The pattern of conduct by Obama Inc is that of a criminal enterprise following its corrupt instincts.

“Fast and Furious,” he writes, “sprang from the bowels of the antigun hysteria of the administration… Obama’s quest to weaken America on the international stage found its apex in the death of four Americans… the Obama administration has made a game of revealing self-serving classified information.”

The pattern is that of ideological complicity in nakedly criminal conduct. Each criminal act stems from an ideological motivation and is covered up for ideological reasons. The first motive is ideology, but the final motive is power. Shapiro writes that Obama has made all law dependent on his whim. That has led us to the lawlessness and anarchy, not of the powerless, but of the powerful.

In The People Vs. Barack Obama, Shapiro makes a compelling case for a criminal case against Obama and his subordinates. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he lays out a road map for fighting back against Obama’s lawlessness and restoring the rule of law.

A majority of Americans agree that the country is headed down the wrong path. Many however have despaired of ever putting it on the right path again. In response to a culture of lawlessness inculcated at the very top, Shapiro highlights legally creative and legally aggressive solutions for preventing the left’s organized crime from turning America from a nation of laws into a nation of thugs.

Barack Obama has pitted his power and popularity against the rule of law. Both can be contested by citizens willing to fight for the truth.

TOPICS: Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benshapiro; criminalconspiracy; greenfield; obama; obamaadmobamalawless; obamacorrupt; peoplevsbarackobama; rico

1 posted on 07/04/2014 4:47:07 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

I hope there are enough good honest people left

2 posted on 07/04/2014 4:52:53 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: markomalley
""Crime is contagious.
If the government becomes a law breaker,
it breeds contempt for the law." "

Justice Louis D. Brandeis

3 posted on 07/04/2014 4:56:44 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Diogenesis

Obama is given a pass because he is the best guarantee that the extermination of blacks in abortuaries will continue unabated. Like a death camp kapo, he is the left’s dream as a perfect collaborator.

4 posted on 07/04/2014 4:59:54 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: yldstrk
There is one major problem with Shapiro's RICO’s proposal. It has to go through the judiciary and the corrupt enterprise controls the judiciary. We have already learned this lesson, time and time again, with the Article II lawsuits. The criminal enterprise, like the Mafia, has an blackmail book obtained with our tax dollars (NSA) on everyone, including the federal judiciary.
5 posted on 07/04/2014 5:05:16 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: markomalley
Through force they have become the law while disregarding the law. There is a term for that sort of behavior and is it not anarchy. It is crime.

Socialism Is Legal Plunder

But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.

Then abolish this law without delay, for it is not only an evil itself, but also it is a fertile source for further evils because it invites reprisals. If such a law — which may be an isolated case — is not abolished immediately, it will spread, multiply, and develop into a system.

You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts, your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for help.


DEPOPULATE socialists from the body politic. The U.S.A. (United Socialists of America) are destroying the republic.

6 posted on 07/04/2014 5:09:10 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: markomalley

A MUST read.
Obama is an elected criminal - a tyrant and traitor who should be impeached, removed from office, tried for treason and imprisoned for life.

7 posted on 07/04/2014 5:14:40 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: markomalley

The Chitcago way ...

8 posted on 07/04/2014 5:29:09 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: VRWC For Truth

Why do people keep referring to odumbo as being our first “black” president when he is HALF BLACK and HALF WHITE?

When I see odumbo I see EVIL and EVIL comes in many races.

9 posted on 07/04/2014 5:35:39 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: DaveA37

His name is Barry Soetoro. He’s a big phony like all DemocRats.

10 posted on 07/04/2014 5:40:26 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: markomalley
Barack Obama has pitted his power and popularity against the rule of law.

"When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you - you know your nation is doomed."

11 posted on 07/04/2014 5:48:05 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.)
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To: markomalley

Never mind the Betszy Ross design, or the Gadsden design, it’s time to raise the Jolly Roger!

I am a 62 year old disabled military veteran.

I am born of this nation, and have been proud of it, until this Communist Queer-in_Charge was immaculated by a corrupt news media, and a corrupt political machine, with the aid of a stupid, ignorant 15% of the population.

By his words, I am a criminal, because I am a veteran; a Constitutionalist; a defender of Freedom, and despises Communism/Socialism; a defender of limited government; and, finally, that I believe in the Individual to attend to his/her own matters, without government interference.

Since he has declared such, I am a man, living in a nation that is not my own.

Therefore, I raise the Jolly Roger.

12 posted on 07/04/2014 5:52:28 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: markomalley

Someone has to file the lawsuit. Who will it be? They need to do it now.

13 posted on 07/04/2014 5:57:49 AM PDT by Math Geek 2.718 (Truth, like numbers, MATTER!)
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To: yldstrk

We as Patriots have a Constitutional responsibility to remove corrupt leaders.

14 posted on 07/04/2014 6:11:39 AM PDT by TNoldman (AN AMERICAN FOR A MUSLIM/BHO FREE AMERICA.)
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