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Itís Not Because Youíre Black, Mr. Holder
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Posted on 07/17/2014 5:03:34 PM PDT by MacNaughton

In his Sunday interview on ABC’s “This Week”, Attorney General Eric Holder showed with crystal clarity that he is an ugly, contemptible demagogue. “There’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me [and] directed at the president,” he said. “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.” So, since Mr. Holder insists on pretending that he’s too stupid to understand the very simple fact that every single 1 of his critics can quite easily cite a lengthy list of very legitimate reasons to denounce him in the strongest possible terms, let’s play along, shall we? Let’s explain to the poor, bewildered Attorney General why—for reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with race—many Americans say they wish to “take their country back.”

 First, a few words about Holder’s disgraceful track record in the years before he joined the Obama administration: For example, …

 he was a key figure entrusted with the task of vetting the Clinton administration’s 176 last-minute pardons in January 2001. The beneficiaries of those pardons included former Weather Underground members Susan Rosenberg (involved in a deadly 1981 armed robbery) and Linda Evans (who was in possession of 740 pounds of dynamite at the time of her arrest in 1985).

 Holder played a particularly significant role in Clinton’s infamous pardon of the billionaire financier Marc Rich, a fugitive oil broker who had illegally purchased oil from Iran during the American trade embargo, and had then proceeded to hide more than $100 million in profits via dummy transactions with off-shore corporations. Rich later renounced his American citizenship and fled to Switzerland to avoid prosecution for 51 counts of racketeering, wire fraud, tax fraud, tax evasion, and the illegal oil transactions with Iran.

 Holder was also intimately involved in President Clinton’s August 11, 1999 pardon of 16 members of the FALN—a Marxist-Leninist Puerto Rican terror group that was active in the U.S. during the 1970s and ’80s, when it detonated nearly 130 bombs in military and government buildings, financial institutions, and corporate headquarters located mainly in big U.S. cities.

 In 2004 Holder filed an amicus brief on behalf of al Qaeda terrorist Jose Padilla, who had been dispatched to the U.S. by Osama bin Laden and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed to carry out a post-9/11, 2nd wave of terrorist attacks. By Holder’s reckoning, Islamic terrorists like Padilla have a right to be treated as criminal defendants, not enemy combatants, if they are not captured on a traditional battlefield.

 When Barack Obama in 2007 asked Holder to join his presidential campaign as a legal adviser and strategist, Holder’s law firm was, at that very moment, representing 18 Islamic terrorists who were being detained in Guantanamo Bay.

 In 2008, Holder argued that “the Second Amendment did not protect an individual right to keep and bear arms,” but only protected government militias’ rights to guns.

 Holder has repeatedly maintained that the world’s most dangerous terrorists should be tried in civilian courts rather than in military tribunals that permit prosecutors to bring more evidence to bear.

 In December 2009, Holder’s Department of Justice (DoJ) elected to Mirandize the so-called “Christmas bomber,” a Nigerian-born al Qaeda operative who had tried to blow up a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines jet with explosives hidden inside his underwear. Informed of his right to remain silent, Abdulmutallab promptly chose to exercise it.

 On Election Day of 2008, 2 members of the New Black Panther Party menaced white voters with racial slurs and threats of violence at a Philadelphia polling place. Bartle Bull, a former civil rights attorney and campaign aide to the late Robert F. Kennedy, called it “the most blatant form of voter intimidation” he had ever seen. In 2009 the Obama administration inherited a lawsuit that the outgoing Bush administration had brought against the perpetrators, and when the defendants failed to answer the suit, a federal court in Philadelphia entered a default judgment against them. But the Holder Justice Department responded by suddenly dropping the charges.

 When testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in May 2010, Holder refused to acknowledge that radical Islamic beliefs might have played a role in motivating several recently attempted terrorist attacks against U.S. interests: (a) the aforementioned “underwear” bombing aboard a plane; (b) Major Nidal Malik Hasan‘s NOV 2009 shooting of 13 fellow U.S. soldiers in Fort Hood, TX; and (c) Faisal Shahzad’s attempted car bombing in NYC’s Times Square on 5/01/2010.

 In JUL 2010, Holder’s DoJ released the former Marxist terrorist Marilyn Buck from prison, where she was serving an 80-year sentence that began in the 1980s. Buck had: helped the Black Liberation Army member and convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur escape from prison in 1979; helped the BLA acquire weapons and ammunition; participated in the deadly 1981 Brink’s armored-car robbery; and played a role in a number of big-city bombings. Explaining the rationale for Buck’s release, Justice Department officials said that Buck had “expressed a dramatic change from her previous political philosophy.”

 In an OCT 2010 meeting that was arranged by the chief of the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section, Holder’s DoJ asked IRS official Lois Lerner to help the Department build criminal cases against conservative nonprofit groups that were conducting political activity. This was part of the massive IRS political-targeting scandal that eventually began to make headlines in May 2013. When news of the scandal broke, the DoJ selected an avowed political and financial supporter of President Obama to head a criminal probe into the matter.

 When AZ enacted a 2010 law deputizing state police to check the immigration status of criminal suspects, Holder, without even having read the bill, spoke forcefully against it and indicated that the federal government might challenge it. Eventually, Holder’s Justice Department filed suit against AZ to block key portions of the law from taking effect. By NOV 2011, the DoJ would file similar suits against 3 additional states that likewise had passed laws designed to stem the flow of illegal immigration.

 In 2011 Holder’s Justice Department pushed to maximize Democratic voter turnout for the 2012 elections by filing “motor voter” suits across the country, complaining that state agencies had not been circulating voter-registration forms in welfare offices. By contrast, the DoJ made no effort to enforce another section of the law requiring states to purge voter rolls of dead persons and ineligible felons. In fact, the Department demanded that FL discontinue a purge it had already begun. When the state refused to comply, the DoJ filed a lawsuit.

 Holder has consistently opposed efforts to pass voter-ID laws designed to combat voter fraud. Asserting that such laws have the effect of disenfranchising nonwhite minorities, whom Holder obviously views as too feeble-minded to do something as simple and as inexpensive (actually, it’s free) as procuring a government-issued ID card, the Attorney General once asked: “Are we willing to allow this era—our era—to be remembered as the age when our nation’s proud tradition of expanding the franchise ended?”

 An exhaustive PJ Media report reveals that, without exception, every attorney hired by the Civil Rights Division of Holder’s DoJ has a leftist or Democrat activist pedigree. Similarly, the American Spectator notes “the unprecedentedly naked politicization of DoJ’s Civil Rights Division,” as evidenced by the fact that “every one” of the 100+ people the Division has hired for supposedly non-political civil-service positions are “demonstrably liberal activists.”

 In the fall of 2011, controversy arose over Holder’s role in endorsing “Fast and Furious,” a program which the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms (ATF) had administered during 2009-10. In that initiative, the ATF sold some 2,500 guns to “straw purchasers” in the U.S. who agreed to subsequently smuggle them into Mexico and put them in the hands of cartel leaders, who supposedly were to be arrested at some subsequent point. The entire “Fast and Furious” operation ended with only 20 indictments of straw purchasers—all of whom were already familiar to U.S. authorities from the outset. Moreover, the program was linked directly to 2 weapons found on the scene where U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was murdered in AZ in DEC 2010. By the fall of 2011, the weapons that had been transferred as part of “Fast and Furious” had been used in at least 200 murders in Mexico. They also had been identified at 11 additional crime scenes in the U.S.

When questioned under oath during a Judiciary Committee hearing on 5/03/2011, Holder indicated that he had known nothing about “Fast and Furious’ until about APR 2011. But soon thereafter, evidence surfaced demonstrating conclusively that Holder had been aware of the operation since at least JUL 2010. In 2011 the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued a subpoena instructing Holder to turn over all internal Justice Department documents related to the “Fast and Furious” program. As of late JUN, 2012, DoJ had supplied fewer than 8% of the 80,000 documents the congressional investigators sought, and had blocked 48 of the 70 Justice Department officials who were involved in “Fast and Furious” from testifying. House Republicans continued to pressure Holder to turn over the remaining documents, but he refused. Eventually he became the 1st U.S. Attorney General ever held in contempt by a chamber of Congress, when the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to hold him in both criminal and civil contempt.

Detecting racism virtually everywhere, Holder laments that “students of color” are “disproportionately likely to be suspended or expelled” from school—a state of affairs that “is, quite simply, unacceptable.” “These unnecessary and destructive policies must be changed,” he demands. It doesn’t occur to Holder that disparities in school expulsion rates could possibly be due to something other than subliminal racism.

Similarly, Holder has announced that the Justice Department, in an effort to reduce racial bias in the criminal-justice system, will begin collecting racial data about stops, searches, and arrests made by police. “[The] overrepresentation of young men of color in our criminal justice system is a problem we must confront,” says Holder. “… Racial disparities contribute to tension in our nation generally and within communities of color specifically, and tend to breed resentment towards law enforcement that is counterproductive to the goal of reducing crime.” Clearly, Holder has chosen to ignore the mountains of evidence demolishing the notion that America’s criminal-justice system is racist.

In APR 2012, Holder delivered a speech at the 14th annual convention of Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network. In the course of his remarks, he thanked Sharpton—one of the most dishonorable racists in living memory—“for your partnership, your friendship, and your tireless efforts to speak out for the voiceless, to stand up for the powerless, and to shine a light on the problems we must solve.” Stating that he felt “honored to be included” in Sharpton’s gathering, Holder praised those in attendance for having “been on the front lines of our nation’s fight to secure security, opportunity, and justice for all.”

 In May 2013, it was learned that Holder’s DoJ—in blatant violation of its own rules—had secretly obtained the records of all calls which had been routed through some 20 separate Associated Press (AP) telephone lines in APR and May of the previous year. Moreover, even some personal phone lines belonging to AP staff were subjected to DoJ surveillance.

 A week later, it was revealed that the DoJ had also: seized the phone records of Fox News reporter James Rosen; used Rosen’s security badge to access records tracking his movements at the State Department; obtained a search warrant to access Rosen’s personal emails; seized the phone records of Rosen’s parents; and targeted 2 more Fox News staffers—reporter William La Jeunesse and producer Mike Levine.

And all this is really just the tip of the iceberg.

So rest easy, Mr. Attorney General, your critics’ displeasure with you has nothing at all to do with your being an African American. It’s entirely due to the easily demonstrable fact that you are a certifiable menace to our country. Doesn’t that make you feel better?


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attorneygeneral
Long read for those coming late to the party. An excellent summary indictment explaining why AG Eric Holder should be making big rocks into little rocks for the rest of his unnatural life.
1 posted on 07/17/2014 5:03:34 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: MacNaughton
So what if it is because he's black?

At this point in time "What's the Difference?"

2 posted on 07/17/2014 5:10:40 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: MacNaughton

The author forgot to mention that he was up to his neck in the Waco Massacre and sending Elian Gonzales back to Cuba.


3 posted on 07/17/2014 5:13:10 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: MacNaughton

Dear Holder,
I am convinced you stink because you are not
doing the job, for the excruciating amount of
your salary.

You wail about dah po’ white trash d’at don’t like
duh gov’mint, but you play dah homeboy w’id
duh Panthers.

I
Yo’is duh bi-ased one, who is s’posed to be doin’
ALL duh law, tuh all’us, an’yo’ aint!


4 posted on 07/17/2014 5:15:35 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: MacNaughton
Holder is a scumbags scumbag, he looks you in the eye and lets's you know he will effin destroy you if you cross him.

A true Homo Sovieticus.

5 posted on 07/17/2014 5:16:55 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: MacNaughton

He’s barely black. He’s sorta beige. He’s getting all this opposition all because of prejudice against Slightly-Pigmented-Americans!


6 posted on 07/17/2014 5:20:25 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Rome2000
In this administration I have come to suspect they are all some kind of homo.
7 posted on 07/17/2014 5:21:49 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

Who ever paid for those crimes? Everybody involved was promoted. Congress and the POTUS are the problem. No moral compass and a dedicated bunch of hedonists are running the show. A major housecleaning is in order. Shrink the FedGov down.


8 posted on 07/17/2014 5:27:04 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: MacNaughton

Holder says it’s because he is black. He lives, and breathes his blackness as the cause of all his woes. Give the guy the fact that in his mind it’s because he’s black. He won’t have it any other way.


9 posted on 07/17/2014 5:37:53 PM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: MacNaughton

The Race Card is turned down and denied by more “folks” with each passing day. It is now next to worthless. The race baiters still don’t leave home without it.


10 posted on 07/17/2014 5:39:26 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: MacNaughton

He needs to get on national TV with his whining & then have someone of note come right out & tell him what the problem is. And then replay the show for about a month,every day.


11 posted on 07/17/2014 5:51:00 PM PDT by oldtech
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To: MacNaughton

Holder eta l screams it’s because he’s black.

Complicit lapdog media reports such.

Kardashian watchers take the bait hook line and sinker.

Case closed. Onward with the destruction.


12 posted on 07/17/2014 6:04:30 PM PDT by Smellin Salt
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To: Smellin Salt

et al


13 posted on 07/17/2014 6:05:11 PM PDT by Smellin Salt
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To: MacNaughton


14 posted on 07/17/2014 6:06:10 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: MacNaughton
o rest easy, Mr. Attorney General, your critics’ displeasure with you has nothing at all to do with your being an African American.

BS! Holder is as anti-white as they come. He protects the black panthers and is constantly advocating for 'his people'. Whites need to quit being so chicken s**t about it.

15 posted on 07/17/2014 6:12:02 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: 1010RD

‘Who ever paid for those crimes? Everybody involved was promoted.’

In the Waco Massacre the Branch Davidians paid both during the bar b q and afterwards in court for the survivors. If you remember the excuse for going in that last day was that there was child sexual abuse going on. So really Holder and Reno would say “It was for the children.”

They won’t get by with what they did, if not in this life then I am quite sure God will see to it in the next.

At the time I thought it was a test run to see if Americans would put up with it. We did, I hope we learned the lesson that there is no mercy in the Feds makeup. It can work both ways.


16 posted on 07/17/2014 7:17:59 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Iron Munro

I can’t photoshop.. but if I could.. I’d turn that photo in to the cover of dumb and dumber..


17 posted on 07/17/2014 7:19:10 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: MacNaughton

Mr. Holder is a criminal in every sense of the word. He has repeatedly demonstrated his contempt for the law, and has consistently shown that in his mind, the law is not blind, it is color blind!


18 posted on 07/17/2014 7:26:49 PM PDT by Ranger Warrior
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To: MacNaughton
I'm pigment challenged.

I respect and admire Allen West.
I respect and admire Dr. Ben Carson.
I respect and admire Thomas Sowell.
I respect and admire Clarence Thomas.
I respect and admire Alan Keyes.
I respect and admire Larry Elder.
I respect and admire Willie Lawson.
I respect and admire Bob Parks.
I respect and admire Frederick Douglass.
I respect and admire David Webb.
I respect and admire Walter Williams.
I respect and admire Alveda King.
I respect and admire too many pigmented folks to name here.

I love these people because of the content of their character, their goodness.
I love their love of America which I share with them.

Eric Holder, while he shares the pigment of those above, I loathe and detest him because he lacks their character attributes.
Holder is a serial liar, a Marxist, and a racist who gutlessly hides behind the race card when confronted with his incompetence and dishonesty.

19 posted on 07/17/2014 7:30:51 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: cableguymn

Here it is

http://speechable.s3.amazonaws.com/images/198tntn4.png


20 posted on 07/17/2014 7:41:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: MacNaughton
An excellent summary indictment...

Amazing list. Holder thinks we don't like him because he's black? That thought shows Holder's totally out of touch with reality... add that one to the list. Crazy enough to think it's the color of his skin...

21 posted on 07/17/2014 7:44:07 PM PDT by GOPJ (To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize-Voltaire)
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To: rawcatslyentist
So what if it is because he's black? At this point in time "What's the Difference?"

Not to mention that most of the animosity directed at him is not because those who sneer in his direction perceive that he is Black. It is because of his obsession with his Blackness that he acts the way he does. What other head of DOJ ever stated publicly that he need to take care of his people and was pointedly talking about race? He is an unbalanced cog in the nuthouse that Obama has surrounded himself with.

22 posted on 07/18/2014 3:17:01 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

I agree and feel the same way about Elian Gonzalez. Clinton killed the America I knew. Obama’s doing something to the corpse.


23 posted on 07/18/2014 12:25:16 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

I have always said that without Clinton there could have been no Obama. Clinton lowered the bar so low that it allowed this monster to step over it. That people would even consider another Clinton tells me that their minds are non-functional.


24 posted on 07/18/2014 11:15:04 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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