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  • Eric Holder To State Attorneys General: You Don't Have to Enforce Laws You Disagree With

    02/25/2014 8:56:43 PM PST · by chessplayer · 59 replies
    Attorney General Eric Holder is taking the lawless attitude of the Obama administration and passing it down to state attorneys general. Yesterday during an interview with The New York Times, Holder said state attorneys general do not have to enforce laws they disagree with, specifically when it comes to the issue of gay marriage. It is highly unusual for the United States attorney general to advise his state counterparts on how and when to refuse to defend state laws. But Mr. Holder said when laws touch on core constitutional issues like equal protection, an attorney general should apply the highest...
  • Report: Fast and Furious a product of DOJ ‘deliberate strategy’ laid out by Eric Holder,

    10/29/2012 7:43:01 PM PDT · by Snuph · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/29/2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Full Title:..Report: Fast and Furious a product of DOJ ‘deliberate strategy’ laid out by Eric Holder, other senior Obama officials... The latest congressional report on Operation Fast and Furious found that the gunwalking-program-turned-scandal was the result of a “deliberate strategy created at the highest levels of the Justice Department aimed at identifying the leaders of a major gun trafficking ring.” The report is the second installment in a three-part series from Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Sen. Chuck Grassley and House oversight committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa. That “deliberate strategy,” congressional investigators argue, sprang from “a series of speeches about...
  • Eric Holder’s Contempt Didn’t Start Last Week [Elian Gonzalez kidnapping for Castro]

    06/22/2012 3:48:07 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2012 | Humberto Fontova
    Townhall.comHumberto Fontova  Back on April 23rd, 2000 Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano had a few questions for (then Deputy) Attorney General Eric Holder. Here they are thanks to The Media Research Center : Napolitano : Tell me, Mr. Holder, why did you not get a court order authorizing you to go in and get the boy (Elian Gonzalez)? Holder : Because we didn’t need a court order. INS can do this on its own. Napolitano : You know that a court order would have given you the cloak of respectability to have seized the boy. Holder : We didn’t need an...
  • DOJ Secretly Drops Terrorism Charges In Taliban Case

    06/19/2012 12:02:32 PM PDT · by THE_RAIDER · 5 replies
    http://www.judicialwatch.org/ ^ | June 19, 2012 | The Judicial Watch Blog
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) refuses to explain why it has abruptly dropped terrorism charges against a member of a Middle Eastern family indicted in south Florida last year with providing material support for the Pakistani Taliban. In all, six people were charged with sending tens of thousands of dollars to the terrorist organization, which is associated with Al-Qaeda and has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks against American interests, including a 2009 suicide bombing at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The ringleader in this case is a Pakistani imam (Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan) who ran a mosque in...
  • ERIC HOLDER DUCKS CONGRESS’S QUESTIONS ABOUT MASSIVE TERRORISM FINANCING TRIAL

    06/08/2012 4:20:54 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 3 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7 June 2012 | Jason Howerton
    Members of the House Judiciary Committee on oversight on Thursday called on U.S. Attorney General to provide documents and evidence relating to the landmark Holy Land Foundation trial – the largest terrorism financing trial in U.S. history. The committee made a nearly identical request more than a year ago, however, the documents were never made available by Holder or his department, lawmakers say. Following court proceedings, the Holy Land Foundation was found guilty of providing millions of dollars in funding to Hamas and other Islamic terrorist organizations in 2008. Named as “unindicted co-conspirators” in the trial were the Council on...
  • Eric Holder, Fear and Intimidation

    12/22/2011 5:17:17 AM PST · by agee · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 22, 2011 | Aaron Gee
    This past weekend, Attorney General Eric Holder attempted to intimidate his critics by accusing them of racism. Under the Attorney General's watch more than a thousand weapons have been walked across the border by the ATF and more than 300 people are dead as a direct result. Even Holder himself admits that the 'Fast and Furious' guns will be used in more crimes. Innocents on both sides of the border have more to fear. The mixture of fear and intimidation has existed since Holder's first days in office. Who can forget his first major speech after confirmation? In that speech...
  • KUHNER: Obama’s Watergate [Officials cover up culpability for gun smuggling and murder]

    12/16/2011 7:32:25 AM PST · by yoe · 49 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 15, 2011 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    A year ago this week, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was murdered. He died protecting his country from brutal Mexican gangsters. Two AK-47 assault rifles were found at his death site. We now know the horrifying truth: Agent Terry was killed by weapons that were part of an illegal Obama administration operation to smuggle arms to the dangerous drug cartels. He was a victim of his own government. This is not only a major scandal; it is a high crime that potentially reaches all the way to the White House, implicating senior officials. It is President Obama’s Watergate. Operation...
  • Napolitano and Clinton ‘Gunwalker’ reactions simply not credible

    11/02/2011 4:31:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 1 November, 2011 | David Codrea
    “Congressional Republicans are trying to expand the scope of questions over the disastrous ATF gun-sting operation ‘Fast and Furious’ to Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano, asking her why she never investigated even after suspected guns showed up at the scene of a dead U.S. Border Patrol agent,” The Washington Times reports. “Napolitano responded that her immediate concern was finding the killers of Agent Brian Terry and that she didn't know until the spring of this year that there were indications his death involved weapons that were part of the federal gun trafficking probe,” Politico explains. The first day of...
  • Fast and Furious weapons found in Mexico cartel enforcer's home

    10/08/2011 8:42:23 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 8, 2011 | Richard A. Serrano
    High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF's Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization was terrorizing that city with the worst violence in the Mexican drug wars. In all, 100 assault weapons acquired under Fast and Furious were transported 350 miles from Phoenix to El Paso, making that West Texas city a central hub for gun traffickers. Forty of the weapons made it across the border and into the arsenal of Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo, a feared cartel leader in Ciudad...
  • Gunwalker: Holder Appears To Be Fast, Furious, and Finished

    10/04/2011 4:53:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 63 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/3/2011 | Bob Owens
    News documents indicate that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder more than likely perjured himself in congressional testimony about Operation Fast and Furious earlier this year. Sharyl Attkisson of CBS News and William LaJeunesse of Fox News have been the only mainstream media reporters diligently working on the most important scandal in White House history, and it is no surprise that they concurrently released information indicating that the attorney general, who claimed in direct testimony on May 3 of this year in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that he first heard about Operation Fast and Furious “over...
  • Gunwalker: Holder’s resignation is almost inevitable

    07/10/2011 6:04:09 PM PDT · by marktwain · 75 replies
    sistertoldjah.com ^ | 6 July, 2011 | Phineas
    Gunwalker: Holder’s resignation is almost inevitable And the only way that doesn’t happen is if he is fool-enough to stay in office, Obama is fool-enough not to fire him, and Congress has no choice but to remove him from office. Consider: On the 4th of July, a national holiday, acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives gave testimony to House and Senate investigators on Operation “Fast and Furious,” aka “Gunwalker.” Without telling his bosses. And bringing his own lawyer, not the Bureau’s and not the Department of Justice’s. To quote Allahpundit — Dude! This morning, House...
  • BREAKING: DOJ Undermines Pentagon, Allows Wisconsin To Ignore Military Voting Protections

    09/10/2010 11:41:29 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 121 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 10, 2010 | J. Christian Adams
    This is a disgrace, plain and simple. Military voters, their families, and veterans organizations should be outraged at the Holder DOJ. It is 2008 all over again. Today the Department of Justice effectively rewrote the 2009 MOVE Act designed to protect military voters. In a settlement reached with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, the Holder Justice Department allowed Wisconsin to mail ballots to overseas military voters only 32 days before the election, instead of the statutorily mandated 45 days. Once again, it is no accident this embarrassing settlement is being released on a Friday, so fewer might notice.The Pentagon had...
  • EDITORIAL: Holder puts felons over soldiers--The Justice Department obstructs military voting rights

    07/28/2010 3:12:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies · 2+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 28, 2010 | Editorial
    Obama Justice Department outrages never cease. The politically charged gang led by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is more interested in helping felons vote than in helping the military to vote. Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, has put a legislative hold on the already troubled nomination of James M. Cole to be deputy attorney general until the attorney general ensures full protection for voting rights of our military (and associated civilian personnel) stationed abroad. The senator is right to raise a ruckus. Mr. Cornyn co-authored a 2009 law mandating that states mail absentee ballots to military voters at least...
  • Holder: Aiding al-Qaeda

    07/13/2010 6:17:02 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | July 13, 2010 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    In the 16 years since the federal death penalty was restored in 1994 — 16 years throughout which the United States has been ravaged by jihadist terror — the Justice Department has approved capital charges for exactly three defendants: Moussaoui and two of the 1998 U.S. embassy bombers. In each case, civilian juries rejected the death penalty. If Holder is saying there’s a better chance these savages will be executed if they are tried in the civilian system (and that is precisely what he’s implying), there is nothing to support that claim.
  • Eric Holder Raises Question on Death Penalty for Sept. 11 Mastermind

    07/12/2010 3:15:14 AM PDT · by Cindy · 60 replies · 1+ views
    (AP) via CNS NEWS.com ^ | July 12, 2010 | Pete Yost, Associated Press
    SNIPPET: "Washington (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says there's a real question about whether a terrorist suspect such as self-professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed can face the death penalty if he were to plead guilty before a military commission."