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Holder sees 'racial animus' in opposition
The Hill ^ | 13 July, 2013 | Justin Sink

Posted on 07/13/2014 10:17:38 AM PDT by Rockitz

Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday he and President Obama have been targets of “a racial animus” by some of the administration’s political opponents.

“There's a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that's directed at me [and] directed at the president,” Holder told ABC. “You know, people talking about taking their country back. … There's a certain racial component to this for some people. I don’t think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some there's a racial animus."

Holder said the nation is in “a fundamentally better place than we were 50 years ago.”

“We've made lots of progress,” he said. “I sit here as the first African-American attorney general, serving the first African-American president of the United States. And that has to show that we have made a great deal of progress.

“But there's still more we have to travel along this road so we get to the place that is consistent with our founding ideals,” he said.

He also stood by his controversial comments made during Obama’s first year in office, in which he said the U.S. was a “nation of cowards” when it comes to race.

“I wouldn't walk away from that speech,” Holder said. “I think we are still a nation that is too afraid to confront racial issues,” rarely engaging “one another across the color line [to] talk about racial issues.”

The attorney general also pointed to Republican efforts to enact stricter voter ID laws in southern States as evidence that more needed to be done to protect minority rights. Republicans have maintained the efforts are designed to prevent voter fraud, while Democrats say instances of fraud are exceedingly rare, and far outpaced by the minority population that does not have identification that would be unable to vote.

Holder called the laws “political efforts” designed to make it “more difficult” for “groups that are not supportive of those in power” to “have access to the ballot.”

“Who is disproportionately impacted by them? Young people, African Americans, Hispanics, older people, people who, for whatever reason, aren't necessarily supportive of the Republican Party,” Holder said, adding that “this notion that there is widespread in-person voter fraud is simply belied by the facts.”

Holder said the Justice Department was planning legal challenges of new voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin. It has previously filed suit in Texas and North Carolina.

“I'm attorney general of the United States. … I will not allow people to take away that which people gave their lives to give, and that is the ability for the American people to vote,” Holder said.


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cognitivedissonance; corruption; ericholder; projectionism
... and the opposition sees incredible evil and absolute corruption in you, Mr. Holder.
1 posted on 07/13/2014 10:17:38 AM PDT by Rockitz
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To: Rockitz

He meant to say he sees a racist a hole in the mirror. blame his meds.


2 posted on 07/13/2014 10:19:42 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Rockitz

...and your boss, too.


3 posted on 07/13/2014 10:19:46 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

4 posted on 07/13/2014 10:21:10 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Rockitz

If one held no racist views before obamas election, it would be hard to hold those same views now that they have seen the racial animosity that obama and holder try to instigate at every move.


5 posted on 07/13/2014 10:21:52 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Rockitz

6 posted on 07/13/2014 10:21:53 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Rockitz

Race card flipper


7 posted on 07/13/2014 10:22:04 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Rockitz

Yo Holder! If you and pResident Zero would FOLLOW the LAW and do your damned jobs, nobody would notice the color of your skin. Most of us couldn’t care less in any case.

However, YOUR OWN ACTIONS have earned our animus; not your color.


8 posted on 07/13/2014 10:22:31 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Rockitz

This from the most racially divisive AG in recent memory. This guy has a racial chip on his shoulder the size of (fill in the blank).

New Black Panther Party voter intimidation dismissal anyone?


9 posted on 07/13/2014 10:23:42 AM PDT by Castigar
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10 posted on 07/13/2014 10:23:56 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Rockitz

When a Bigot like Holder says “it seems to me”, he just proves who and what he really is.


11 posted on 07/13/2014 10:24:44 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: Rockitz

Grow up you foolish little twit.


12 posted on 07/13/2014 10:27:13 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Rockitz

Gee....I’d call REFUSING to prosecute BLACK on WHITE crimes either as a HATE crime, OR a regular crime, racial animus.

Go blow it up another tree, Holder. We aren’t taking any more white guilt trips out here.


13 posted on 07/13/2014 10:27:37 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Rockitz
“I'm attorney general of the United States. … I will not allow people to take away that which people gave their lives to give, and that is the ability for the American people to vote,” Holder said.

The citizens of this country will not allow those who are not citizens or are otherwise voting illegally (multiple times) to assume the rights reserved to citizens in exercizing the right to vote.

14 posted on 07/13/2014 10:28:26 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

Holder is an acidic racist so there’s no reason to doubt this story.


15 posted on 07/13/2014 10:28:40 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Rockitz
Original and thought-provoking analysis......not. When I look at Holder I see "racial animus".
16 posted on 07/13/2014 10:28:48 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Rockitz
I will not allow people to take away that which people gave their lives to give, and that is the ability for the American people to vote,” Holder said

Holder the arch-criminal once again proving his ignorance.

The truth is that the Founders specifically didn't put a right to vote in the Constitution because they didn't want imbeciles and parasites to be enfranchised.

The right must not only reform voting regulations to eliminate voter fraud but should be actively seeking to disenfranchise the gibsmedat army at every opportunity.

I'd start by declaring all current voter registrations expired and having the citizenry re-register, no Motor Voter and all Federal agencies prohibited from participating in the re-registration effort.

A national Voter card that only verifiable citizens will be issued.

17 posted on 07/13/2014 10:29:49 AM PDT by Rome2000
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>> There’s a certain racial component to this for some people.

Like all the a-holes are Holder’s side that hate Allen West for example?


18 posted on 07/13/2014 10:30:20 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Rockitz

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail”


19 posted on 07/13/2014 10:30:21 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Rockitz

I prefer Marxist animus.


20 posted on 07/13/2014 10:32:17 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: Rockitz

“but for some there’s a racial animus”

The familiar whine of the unsuccessful; it is because of (ethnic or gender) animus.


21 posted on 07/13/2014 10:40:50 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Rockitz

I see a racist anus Attorney General opposed for corruption...


22 posted on 07/13/2014 10:41:29 AM PDT by Geronimo
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It’s not racial animus, Mr. Waco.

Not at all.


23 posted on 07/13/2014 10:44:25 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Rockitz

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24 posted on 07/13/2014 11:07:03 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Rockitz

Holder’s right....I am prejudiced. Prejudiced against criminals..... like him.


25 posted on 07/13/2014 11:12:52 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Rockitz
There are only two races...The decent and the indecent.

You, Mr. Holder, fall into the latter.

FMCDH(BITS)

26 posted on 07/13/2014 11:35:04 AM PDT by nothingnew (Hemmer and MacCullum are the worst on FNC)
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To: Old Yeller
The evil professional race baiter degenerate "Attorney General" and extortionist Holder is a marxist of the first degree.

Communists out!!!

The CPUSA is allied with the CPC, they are one and the same along with the unions

That son of a bitch Warren in US Vs. Brown threw out the provision in Taft Hartley that required union leadership to sign affidavits that they were not communists.

As a result, union leadership is comprised of nothing but.

Time to hit the CPUSA and the American communist movement so hard that they wont have time to crawl back under the rocks they came out from.

No worker in the US should be held hostage to unions period, compulsory union dues are unconstitutional under the first and 14th amendments, and the unions need to be stripped of their ability to steal money from workers paychecks on a national level.

If the workers love unions so much they will be happy to voluntarily send them dues.

THE RED SONS OF BITCHES THINK THEY CAN STEAL MONEY FROM THE PRODUCTIVE CLASS VIA THE ELECTORAL PROCESS.

WRONG.


27 posted on 07/13/2014 5:04:03 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Rockitz

Holder sees “racial animus” in everything probably including occasional constipation.


28 posted on 07/13/2014 5:27:28 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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