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  • How The Trump Family Became The New Camelot In Four Days

    07/23/2016 6:04:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies ^ | July 23, 2013 | Liz Crokin
    The political conventions seem to birth new political stars every four years and this year’s Republican National Convention was no different. In 2004, a virtually unknown senator from Chicago gave an electric speech at the Democratic National Convention that thrust him into the international spotlight and set him on a path to the White House. That man was President Barack Obama. This year’s GOP convention didn’t just produce a new rising star -- it birthed a whole dynasty of superstars. The world now knows why political pundits have been calling Donald Trump’s family members his secret weapon. Trump’s wife and...
  • The Trump Kids Effect

    07/21/2016 10:02:22 AM PDT · by GilGil · 60 replies ^ | 7/21/2016 | Scott Adams
    What I’m starting to sniff in the zeitgeist today is that Trump’s kids are totally changing what people think of the father. People are making the semi-rational assumption that anyone who can raise such good kids must be very different in private than he is on the campaign trail... A large number of voters – I’m guessing about 20% of the public – want to support Trump but find it impossible because of the way he has so far presented himself. His brand is too toxic. So people lay low and wait for a “fake because” so they can throw...
  • Eric & Lara Trump

    03/09/2016 2:24:54 PM PST · by FR_addict · 91 replies
    self ^ | Mar 3, 2016 | self
    Just thought I would publish my encounter with Trump's family in Raleigh. His son and daughter-in-law were very accessible and are a very down-to-earth couple. They support Donald wholeheartedly and are a very gracious couple. They echoed Trump's support for us, not the establishment.
  • Bill Bolling: Virginia needs a Presidential PRIMARY

    06/18/2015 8:38:33 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    A rising chorus of voices are calling on the Republican Party of Virginia’s state central committee to vote for a Presidential Primary on June 27. Among the many who have opined on the issue is former Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling who took to his Facebook page Thursday to voice his support for a primary: “If the Virginia GOP opts to nominate our candidate for President in a closed party convention, as opposed to an open statewide primary, it will be a HUGE mistake. We cannot survive if we are determine to be a party of exclusion, as opposed to a...
  • Attack of the Moderates, Part 4

    02/06/2015 5:12:54 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal
    Virginia Virtucon ^ | January 26, 2015 | Steve Thomas
    Lynn Mitchell is at it again. This time standing up for disgraced 5th District GOP Chairman Jon Berkley. Let’s run through her arguments methodically, to be fair. Her arguments: Berkley was a good Chairman. Berkley did nothing to deserve his removal. Berkley had “overwhelming support” within his committee. All three arguments are intellectually dishonest on their face- and Ms. Mitchell should know better. Let’s review. The facts: “Berkley was a good Chairman.” Mitchell’s two arguments seem to be that Robert Hurt won his district in 2014, and that he raised $10,000 for the 5th CD Committee. Well, first off, 2014...
  • Potential Candidates for Michael Grimm’s House Seat Begin to Surface

    Daniel M. Donovan Jr., the district attorney in the controversial police chokehold case on Staten Island, appears poised to run for the seat in Congress about to be vacated by Representative Michael G. Grimm, and may face several adversaries if he does. Mr. Donovan, who impaneled the grand jury that cleared a police officer in the July death of Eric Garner, said in a statement on Tuesday that he was “very seriously considering the race.” But some other prominent Republicans and Democrats also expressed interest, either publicly or privately, in running for Mr. Grimm’s seat. Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican assemblywoman...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder Suggests US Police Are an “Occupying Force” (Video)

    12/02/2014 8:56:30 PM PST · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/2/14 | Jim Hoft
    On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder kicked off the first of a series of community forums on Ferguson at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday night. Holder suggested to the activists that US police are an “occupying force.” “The problems we must confront are not only in Ferguson. The issues raised in Missouri are not unique in that state or to that small city. We are dealing with concerns that are truly national is scope and have threatened the entire nation. Broadly speaking without mutual understanding between citizens whose rights must be respected and law enforcement officers who make...
  • Eric Holder To Ferguson Leakers: ‘Shut Up’ [VIDEO]

    10/29/2014 5:13:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/29/14 | Chucj Ross
    Attorney General Eric Holder says that he is beyond exasperated — he is “mad,” in fact — at the leaks pouring out of the investigation into the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Holder even went so far as to advise those responsible for leaking the information to “shut up” in a public interview at the Washington Ideas Forum on Wednesday. “I think that somebody, these leakers, have made the determination that they’re trying to somehow shape public opinion about this case,” Holder told The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart. “And that’s inconsistent with the way in which...
  • Eric Holder Takes $77 Million Job With JPMorgan Chase

    09/28/2014 1:09:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 119 replies
    the daily currant ^ | 9/26/14 | staff
    Just after announcing his resignation as U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder has accepted a top job with Wall Street finance giant JPMorgan Chase. Starting in early November, Holder will serve as JPMorgan Chase’s chief compliance officer, where his responsibilities will include lobbying Congress on the company’s behalf and ensuring it “gets the best deal possible” from any new proposed financial regulations. Holder will also fetch morning coffee and breakfast orders for CEO Jamie Dimon and board members. For his efforts, Holder will earn an annual salary of $77 million plus bonuses for a job well done. In a statement, Holder...
  • Eric Holder Legacy to Black Community is More Criminals

    09/27/2014 11:39:34 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 6 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | September 27, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    While the liberal media has spent the past week lauding the civil rights record of Eric Holder, missed in the discussion is the potential consequence his actions on sentencing and criminal enforcement will have on African-American neighborhoods. Progressive pundits have noted his vocal involvement in both the Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown cases as evidence of his commitment to "racial justice" and desire to increase the safety of minority residents. By leading the charge to reduce sentencing for drug traffickers, the ultimate legacy that Eric Holder leaves the black community may in fact be more criminals, more shootings, more funerals and...
  • Eric the arsonist: Holder fans Ferguson flames

    08/23/2014 4:28:49 PM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 23, 2014 | Linda Chavez
    Words matter — and never more so than when race is involved. For more than a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an “unarmed black teenager” on a street in Ferguson, Mo. The words conjure the image of a kid gunned down because of the color of his skin by a trigger-happy white cop.
  • Eric Holder Releases "Message To The People Of Ferguson"

    08/19/2014 6:59:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 8/19/14 | tyler durden
    Authored by Eric Holder, via The St.Louis Post-Dispatch, Since the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, the nation and the world have witnessed the unrest that has gripped Ferguson, Mo. At the core of these demonstrations is a demand for answers about the circumstances of this young man’s death and a broader concern about the state of our criminal justice system. At a time when so much may seem uncertain, the people of Ferguson can have confidence that the Justice Department intends to learn - in a fair and thorough manner - exactly what happened. Today, I will be...
  • Just fyi for you:

    06/18/2014 6:18:35 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 14 replies
    NRCC | Karl Rove
    Dear Friend, The conservative principles you and I believe in are in danger. Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi are crisscrossing America raising millions of dollars from rich liberals. They now have $11 million more on hand. In 12 days we face a critical deadline: the June End of Quarter FEC Fundraising Deadline. We must end strong to stay close with Pelosi’s campaign machine. This is critical to increasing our majority in the House this November. (SNIP) The deadline is just days away. After the VA scandal, Benghazi, the IRS targeting conservatives, and the Obama Administration trading away 5 Taliban Terrorist...
  • Top Contributors in 2014 Race: Virginia District 07

    Blackstone Group $65,500 Scoggin Capital Management $40,400 Goldman Sachs $26,600 Altria Group $25,600 Charmer Sunbelt Group $25,000 Oracle Corp $25,000 White & Case $25,000 Verizon Communications $24,600 NorPAC $24,560 (SNIP) BRAT:Baugh Auto Body $5,400 Emory University Hospital $2,600 Magenta Consulting $2,600 McGuire Woods $2,600 Power Monitors $2,600 Covered Cleaning Concepts $2,500 G3 Systems Inc $2,500 HydroTec Inc $2,500 Walker Fitness $2,50
  • OK, Tea Party. Now what?

    Twenty-four hours ago, the Tea Party claimed responsibility for Dave Brat’s amazing victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Are you ready? Here it comes! ClapClapClapClapClapClap. I applaud you. You’ve managed to succeed in the Herculean and super-consequential task of replacing a Republican with a Republican. Yay.
  • 20 made-up lies about Eric Cantor … and the truth (Cantor is a lawyer)

    05/29/2014 12:47:49 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    Lies and rumors about Congressman Eric Cantor have been widely distributed by tea party candidate Dave Brat’s supporters. As we near the June 10 primary for the 7th Congressional District, it’s time to set the record straight. Here’s the truth from Brian Schoeneman in response to 20 lies about Eric Cantor that were posted in the Bearing Drift comments from a Dave Brat supporter (see Liberal professor David Brat pulls a two-face two-step by Brian Kirwin). Lie #1: Eric Cantor made insider trading illegal for Americans, but exempted his family members. The truth: Insider trading has been illegal for Americans...
  • [Virginia] Dave Brat Press Conference on Immigration

    05/28/2014 9:11:19 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | DaveBrat ForCongress
    Eric Cantor once praised Congressman Gutiérrez for his leadership on the issue of amnesty. Congressman Gutiérrez is here to set up a great deception that will allow Eric Cantor to claim he is opposed to amnesty, at the eleventh hour, just two weeks prior to the primary on June 10th. Congressman Cantor has spent countless dollars claiming that I’m a “liberal college professor.” This is the act of a desperate campaign. I am more conservative than Eric Cantor across-the-board. I am the constitutional conservative in this race. Eric Cantor is trying to buy this election with corporate cash from Los...
  • Eric Cantor is stopping the Reid Obama Plan to give illegal aliens amnesty.(Mailer)

    05/26/2014 10:52:23 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    Harry Reid and Barack Obama are pushing an amnesty bill. This liberal plan would give six million illegal aliens citizenship.
  • Elected Hanover Republicans Refute Cantor’s Claim that Dave Brat is a Liberal

    05/21/2014 8:29:20 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    VARight ^ | Tom White
    Eric Cantor is lying about Dave Brat. Yes, I called the Majority Leader and my Congressman a liar. And that is something that I am not proud to have to do. But I am sick and tired of the lies about Dave Brat and they need to stop. And I am not the only one that knows Eric Cantor is a liar. Delegate Chris Peace, who supports Eric Cantor wrote: “I have known David Brat for a long time and have never thought he is a liberal professor. In fact, his ethics as a seminarian and economist have always been...
  • Support for Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA)

    05/20/2014 9:58:12 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | AmericanChemistry
    Whether it's a small business, a family farm or a modern office, here in Virginia hard work is a way of life. And in Washington, Congressman Eric Cantor is working hard for us. To cut spending and reduce the deficit. Cut red tape and government regulations. So Americans are free to grow our economy and create good jobs. A conservative leader who shares our values. Eric Cantor: fighting for Virginia jobs.
  • Cantor's still protecting amnesty

    05/19/2014 4:07:10 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Mickey Kaus
    A Cantor-First Immigration Policy: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor seems to be in a real race to retain his seat in the GOP primary. His challenger, economist Dave Brat, has attacked Cantor as soft on immigration amnesty.** The charge is accurate: Cantor’s actually written his own version of the DREAM Act, legalizing young undocumented immigrants. He supports the ENLIST Act--a seemingly appealing measure (limited to DREAMers who enlist in the military) that would nevertheless give the Democratic Senate a chance to push a much larger amnesty in “conference.”
  • Eric Cantor won’t allow immigration on NDAA

    05/16/2014 2:37:36 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | SEUNG MIN KIM
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor won’t allow attempts next week to include a measure on a must-pass defense policy bill that would legalize young undocumented immigrants who serve in the military. A spokesman confirmed Friday that the legislation, known as the Enlist Act, will not be among those debated with the National Defense Authorization Act, an annual bill that sets policy for the Pentagon. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), the Enlist Act’s chief sponsor, had pledged to bring it up as part of the floor battle over the defense bill.
  • Lindsey Graham censured for not being ‘Republican enough’

    05/16/2014 2:28:37 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 15 replies
    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has found himself under attack from some within his own party. On Monday the Charleston County Republican Committee passed a resolution, by a close vote of 39-32, to censure Graham. There was immediate reaction: The vote was immediately criticized by Republican National Committeewoman Cindy Costa as “foolish” on the eve of an election.
  • Cantor Consultant Threatens to Break Republican Party of Virginia?

    05/15/2014 7:28:47 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    The Bull Elephant ^ | Steve Albertson
    According to an explosive new report by David Steinberg at PJ Media, Rep. Eric Cantor’s chief consultant, Ray Allen, has been telling people that he will essentially burn down the Republican Party of Virginia so that he and Cantor can assume control of its smoldering ruins. Readers of The Bull Elephant are familiar with the strong-arm parliamentary tactics that have been employed by Ray Allen and his allies over the past months. Check here and here for recent articles exposing the parliamentary maneuver called “slating,” whereby Allen’s allies seize control of a party committee’s mass meeting to elect only sa...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Video and Audio of Eric Cantor Speech Being Booed!

    05/12/2014 6:37:38 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    The Bull Elephant ^ | Jamie Radtke
    There has been a lot of talk in the blogs and in local and national news about the heckling and boos that Eric Cantor received when he gave his speech at the 7th District GOP convention this past Saturday. Many felt it was unseemly and disrespectful. I personally don’t like booing even when a referee makes a bad call, but I think you can better understand the response from this past Saturday if you have context: Eric Cantor has made it abundantly clear to all his constituents that town hall meetings are beneath him. His consultant, Ray Allen, once told...
  • Dave Brat Fights Back

    05/11/2014 5:38:57 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    SoundCloud ^ | Dave Brat
    Did you hear Eric Cantor's deceptive ad, calling Dave Brat a liberal? I sure did. Wasn't Eric Cantor one of only 28 Republicans who voted with the Democrats for a debt ceiling hike in January? You know what else? He voted to fully fund Obamacare in October and he's tried to hide amnesty in the Defense Authorization bill. How sneaky is that? And he has the nerve to call Dave Brat a liberal? Seems to me he oughta be looking at his own voting record. I am the Republican Conservative, free-market economist Dave Brat. I approve this message.
  • Agnes Hailstone Takes Moose With Mosin Nagant

    05/09/2014 10:12:11 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 50 replies
  • Actually, Eric Holder, Other AGs Have Faced 'That Kind of Treatment'

    04/10/2014 12:26:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 4/10/14 | Andrew Johnson
    Speaking at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network conference on Wednesday, Eric Holder took exception to criticism of his tenure as attorney general. He even hinted that the “unprecedented, unwarranted ugly and divisive adversity” was motivated by racism. “It had nothing to do with me, forget about that,”? Holder said. “What attorney general has ever had to deal with that kind of treatment? What president has ever had to deal with that kind of treatment?” Holder’s notion that past attorneys general have escaped widespread criticism, or that criticism directed toward him is solely race-based, overlooks incidents of those before him, including
  • MSNBC: Phil Robertson and ‘Duck Dynasty’ Part of ‘White Supremacist Culture’ (Video)

    12/28/2013 9:36:23 AM PST · by montag813 · 44 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 12-28-2013 | TRN
    by John UrbanTop Right News How much longer will the once-legendary NBC News permit the unhinged freak show at MSNBC to continue? Reacting to the news that A&E was reversing its "indefinite suspension" of 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson, after a massive viewer revolt -- the inmates at the MSNBC asylum are truly losing it. After panelist Gregory Angelon advocated for a dialogue between left and right, saying “we’re getting into a dangerous point in this country right now, where it is almost an us versus them culture,” guest host 'professor' Michael Eric Dyson responded. Conveniently ignoring that there is...
  • Eric Holder to speak about Zimmerman case in D.C., Fla.

    07/15/2013 9:34:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/15/13 | William Branigin
    With the acquittal of George Zimmerman continuing to reverberate nationwide, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is scheduled to address the matter Monday in a speech to a predominantly African American sorority. Holder is the featured speaker at the social action luncheon of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its 1913 founding by 22 women at Howard University in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, Holder travels to Florida to address the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando, a short drive from the Sanford, Fla., courthouse where Zimmerman was found not guilty
  • Blackness Trumps Fairness (Eric Holder the Racist)

    07/15/2013 4:53:04 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7-15-2013 | Selwyn Duke
    As (J. Christian) Adams wrote in his book Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department: When asked to explain the passage, Holder replied, "It really says that ... I am not the tall U.S. attorney, I'm not the thin United States attorney. I am the black United States attorney. And he was saying that no matter how successful you are, there's a common cause that bonds the black United States attorney with the black criminal..." [especially when they're one and the same]. Think about that for a moment. Not only should we wonder what that common cause...
  • EXCLUSIVE NEW Eric Holder Interview!! He's done...

    06/06/2013 4:48:52 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 25 replies ^ | 06/06/2013 | Steven Crowder
    Stick a fork in Eric Holder... He's done. This officially makes him the worst of the worst...
  • Bombshell: Eric Holder Liedto Congress Under Oath

    05/24/2013 10:10:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 106 replies
    PJ Medi ^ | 5/24/13 | PJ Media
    During friendly questioning from Rep. Hank “I fear that Guam will capsize!” Johnson in Congress last week, Attorney General Eric Holder offered the following statement. In regard to potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material. This is not something I’ve ever been involved in, heard of, or would think would be wise policy. He made that statement before the facts about the sweep on Fox News’ James Rosen were known. Since then, it’s come to light that Holder himself approved the subpoena that, among other things, named Rosen as a criminal co-conspirator.
  • GOP Rep: Eric Holder Needs to Re-Read Constitution

    05/14/2013 10:09:24 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies ^ | 5-13-2013 | Matthew Boyle
    Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) told Breitbart News he thinks Attorney General Eric Holder needs a refresher course on the U.S. Constitution in the wake of reports that the Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of the Associated Press's phone records. Gosar expressed concerns that President Barack Obama’s “enemies list” continues to grow, especially in light of revelations that the IRS targeted conservative and Tea Party organizations. “On one hand, I am encouraged to hear that the Attorney General obtained warrants first. Score one for the Fourth Amendment,” Gosar said in an email. “But I remain concerned about the First...
  • AP CEO's letter to Eric Holder

    05/13/2013 5:24:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 170 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/13/13 | Gary B. Pruit
  • Eric Holder’s Schedule: Frequent Meetings With Race-Based Groups

    04/10/2013 2:19:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 4/10/13 | Ian Smith
    Attorney General Eric Holder began his tenure by calling Americans cowards regarding racial issues. Newly released documents reveal that Holder’s schedule shows a preoccupation with racial issues: he spends an inordinate amount of time meeting with race-centered organizations. Recently, the Department of Justice began making Holder’s daily schedules available online. Although the schedules are far from complete and heavily redacted, the compiled summary below (links to documents provided) shows how much time and access the office of the attorney general allocates to ethnocentric lobbyists and race-based associations. For 2009, Holder’s first year as AG, over just a nine-month period (the...
  • Eric Holder: Some Banks Are So Large That It Is Difficult For Us To Prosecute Them

    03/07/2013 10:04:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 3/7/13 | Tyler Durden
    While it is widely assumed that the too-big-to-fail banks in the US (and elsewhere) are beyond the criminal justice system - based on simple empirical fact - when the Attorney General of the United States openly admits to the fact that he is "concerned that the size of some of these institutions becomes so large that it does become difficult for us to prosecute them," since, "it will have a negative impact on the national economy, perhaps even the world economy," one has to stare open-mouthed at the state of our union. It appears, just as the proletariat assumed, that...
  • Eric Holder: I have no respect for lawmakers who held me in contempt

    02/28/2013 8:38:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/28/13 | Joel Gehrke
    Attorney General Eric Holder admitted to something that the congressional investigators probing Operation Fast and Furious must have already understood: he has no respect for the legislators who voted to hold him in contempt for refusing to hand over documents about the gun-walking scandal. I have to tell you that for me to really be affected by what happened, I’d have to have respect for the people who voted in that way,” Holder told ABC News when asked about the historic contempt vote. “And I didn’t, so it didn’t have that huge an impact on me.”
  • Eric Holder Says It's Been A 'Tough Four Years'

    11/08/2012 5:38:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/8/12 | Erin Fuchs
    Eric Holder told law students Thursday he's still trying to decide whether he has anything to contribute as attorney general during Obama's second term, the Blog of the Legal Times reports. Holder spoke to law students at the University of Baltimore, using a baseball reference to drive home his desire not to stay in his position too long. He likened Janet Reno to baseball great Lou Gehrig, who played 2,130 consecutive games, the Legal Times reported. "I do not want to be the Carl Ripken," he said, referring to the player who broke Gehrig's record. Holder hinted at the controversy...
  • Obama Amnesty Begins for Millions of Illegal Aliens: Work Permits, No Safeguards Against Fraud

    08/15/2012 11:36:48 AM PDT · by montag813 · 5 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 08-15-2012 | John Hill
    By John HillStand With Arizona Obama's lawless bypass of Congress in granting blanket amnesty to millions of illegal aliens began this morning across America. Tens of thousands of illegals lined up early, and flooded into DHS centers to apply for nearly automatic 2-year stays from deportation and work permits, with far looser provisions and requirements than were ever imagined in any version of the 3-times defeated 'Dream Act' in Congress. Thanks to Obama's decree on June 15th, blanket amnesty for illegal aliens under 30 begins today as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) begins accepting applications for “deferred action” and...
  • Marco Rubio: Eric Holder should be held in contempt of Congress [VIDEO]

    06/27/2012 3:38:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/27/12 | Matthew Boyle
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that he supports House Republican efforts to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over his failure to comply with the congressional investigation into Operation Fast and Furious. “Congress… has a legitimate constitutional right to have oversight over the attorney general and the Justice Department,” Rubio said in a weekly video series in which he responds to constituent mail from Floridians. “That’s one of the legitimate roles of the House, is to have oversight to basically hold accountable the decisions made by these agencies.” “Congress requested records,” Rubio continued. “They said,...
  • MARK LEVIN: "Executive Privilege" And How the House Should Move Forward Legally

    06/21/2012 3:28:53 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 23 replies
    Mark Levin ^ | June 20, 2012 | Mark Levin
        On Wednesday's Mark Levin Show:A House Congressional panel has voted to place Eric Holder in contempt of Congress regarding the Fast and Furious investigation.Also, President Obama has cited executive privilege and refuses to hand over evidence or documents regardingwhat he knew or when he knew it.Mark applauds the Republicans for standing up and delivering a blow to the tyranny that is going on, and urges them to keep at it. Mark explains the history of executive privilege, as well as the power of Congress versus the power of the Executive. It is clear that Eric Holder is at...
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO! (FReep petition to show support)

    06/14/2012 8:54:21 AM PDT · by montag813 · 11 replies
    Stand With Joe ^ | 06-14-2012 | Stand With Joe
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHERIFF JOE! Arpaio is 80 today, and if it's true that "80 is the new 60" then Joe is far outperforming most 60 year olds as well. Sheriff Joe's department captures an astounding 25% of ALL illegal aliens apprehended in the U.S. every year - 80% of whom are caught heading to states OTHER than AZ. So not only is Joe keeping alien criminals off AZ streets, but also off of streets near YOU. Joe is the biggest symbol we've got in the war against illegal immigration, and now against a corrupt Attorney General and administration trying to...
  • Attendees of Eric Holder event think Operation Fast and Furious is a movie (VIDEO)

    05/30/2012 11:06:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/30/12 | Michelle Fields
    Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address at a meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Conference of National Black Churches on Wednesday morning. Following the speech, The Daily Caller asked attendees what they thought of Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF gun-walking operation that lost track of thousands of trafficked firearms across the Mexican border, resulting in the deaths of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and hundreds of Mexican citizens.
  • SHOCK VIDEO: Investigator Obtains Eric Holder’s Own Ballot – Without ANY I.D.

    04/09/2012 8:23:51 AM PDT · by montag813 · 38 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-09-2012 | John Hill
    As we have detailed repeatedly over the past year, the Obama Administration and the Democrats are determined to steal the 2012 election by enabling voter fraud - and are blocking every state Voter ID law they possibly can. As always, left-wing groups like the ACLU, Brennan Center for Justice, and the Administration itself insist that voter fraud is - as Attorney General Eric Holder himself has said - "a problem that does not exist", and thus proof that ID laws are merely an attempt to suppress minority voting (despite overwhelming evidence that the exact opposite is true). Now in a...
  • Eric Holder: More cops slain by illegal guns

    12/28/2011 11:15:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/28/11 | TIM MAK
    The number of officers killed in the line of duty jumped 13 percent in 2011 compared with the year before - and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder condemned the increase as “a devastating and unacceptable trend” that he blamed on illegal firearms. The number of deceased law enforcement officers rose to 173 killed in the line of duty this year, from 153 in 2010, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announced Wednesday. This year’s figure is 23 percent higher than the 122 killed in the line of duty in 2009.
  • Eric Holder's continued obfuscation on Fast and Furious

    12/18/2011 10:09:54 AM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 12/18/11 | Mike Hashimoto
    As we mark one year this week since Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot to death in Arizona -- with guns allowed to drift over the Mexican line found at the scene -- we certainly know much more about Operation Fast and Furious. That's the bad-idea-executed-poorly child of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, sanctioned by your own U.S. Justice Department. In addition to Terry's death, another federal agent may have been killed in Mexico by a walked gun, and the case could well have ties to North Texas. What we still don't know -- what Attorney...
  • Who is Eric Holder? Attorney General Reno's top deputy could 'write his own ticket' in 1998

    10/09/2011 11:15:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 18, 2008 | KATHY KIELY AND RICHARD SISK
    WASHINGTON - Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder used to shoot hoops for Stuyvesant High in New York City, but these days, he tosses a blue "stress ball" at wood-paneled office walls. As Attorney General Janet Reno's top deputy in charge of the day-to-day operations of the Justice Department, Holder also is juggling political time bombs. He's at the helm of the campaign finance investigation and the potentially explosive review of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination files. He's also quietly reviewing the independent counsel law.
  • Ann Coulter To Eric Bolling: Wall Street Protests Look Like ‘The Beginning Of Totalitarianism’

    10/04/2011 7:56:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/4/11 | Frances Martel
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    09/28/2011 8:34:19 AM PDT · by maggief · 54 replies
    Forbes ^ | September 28, 2011 | Frank Miniter
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