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  • Judge Jeanine: Sessions is the most dangerous man in America

    05/20/2018 6:42:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2018
    Jeff Sessions has done nothing to give Americans any kind of confidence in the Justice Department. The brainy lady rips the AG in this 7:20 minute long video.
  • REPEAT: Trump should fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    05/19/2018 4:52:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/19/18 | Lee Cary
    The best he can do now for the country, and the justice system he claims to love – to mitigate the divisive damage that has already been done to America – is go home to Alabama and plant a garden It’s been ten months since an article entitled “Trump should fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions” was posted here. A Google search for an earlier call for Sessions’ firing may have appeared elsewhere, but, if so, it’s hard to find.
  • Justice Department, DHS team up to stop US companies from favoring foreign workers: Exclusive

    05/14/2018 10:12:18 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 15 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 11, 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    The Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security entered into an agreement Friday aimed at stopping U.S. companies from favoring foreign workers with visas over U.S. workers, according to documents first obtained by the Washington Examiner. Justice and Homeland Security officials hope the tighter union, made official Friday through a memorandum of understanding, leads to quicker detection of U.S. employers who discriminate against U.S. workers, as well as quicker punishment for immigrants who abuse or commit fraud... Hiring "temporary foreign visa workers over available, qualified U.S. workers may be discriminating in violation" of U.S. law, documents detailing the joint agreement...
  • Bond Increased For Four Men Charged With Hate Crime

    05/11/2018 4:21:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ...., the judge ordered that the men be held on a new bond of $75 thousand and must now be fitted with electronic ankle monitors. On Thursday, the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office announced the hate crime charge against Juan Lopez, Luis Alonso, Adonis Diaz and Pablo Reinaldo Romo. The men were originally charged with aggravated battery....
  • Saturday Snicker

    05/05/2018 2:25:48 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 17 replies
    email from a friend | 5/5/2018 | unknown
    Bill and Hillary are at a Yankees home game, sitting in the first row, with the Secret Service people directly behind them. One of the Secret Service guys leans forward and whispers something to Bill. At first, Clinton stares at the guy, looks at Hillary, looks back at the agent, and shakes his head "no". The agent then says, "Mr. President, it was a unanimous request of the entire team, from the owner to the bat boy." Bill hesitates but begins to change his mind when the agent tells him the fans would love it. Bill shrugs his shoulders and...
  • Why the Justice Department Is Defiant

    05/04/2018 5:42:10 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 32 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 3, 2018 | Kimberley A. Strassel
    The feud that has simmered for months between Congress and the Justice Department erupted this week into a cage match. That’s because the House is homing in on the goods. Until this week, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and fellow institutionalists at the department had fought Congress’s demands for information with the tools of banal bureaucracy—resist, delay, ignore, negotiate. But Mr. Rosenstein took things to a new level on Tuesday, accusing House Republicans of “threats,” extortion and wanting to “rummage” through department documents. A Wednesday New York Times story then dropped a new slur, claiming “Mr. Rosenstein and top FBI...
  • BREITBART Exclusive – Rep. Todd Rokita: Overlooking Comey’s Potential Crimes ‘Cannot be Tolerated’

    05/02/2018 4:51:08 AM PDT · by Howie66 · 14 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5/2/2018 | Rep. Todd Rokita
    "While James Comey jet sets across the country selling books and espousing misinformation about our President, he is hiding from the truth. Comey, like many other Obama appointees, including Hillary Clinton and Loretta Lynch, has ignored our laws and have gotten away with it. This bypass of due diligence has been dismissively overlooked due to their connections to high-powered, politically-connected friends. This cannot be tolerated. The truth must prevail and justice must be served. Today, we see the law ignored for the political elite while they are being bestowed with special treatment and free passes. This became abundantly clear in...
  • ACLU Praises Breach of "Attorney Client Privilege" [semi-satire]

    04/14/2018 12:29:59 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 April 2018 | John Semmens
    This week in an unprecedented move, Special Counsel Robert Mueller engineered a raid on President Trump's long-time lawyer Michael Cohen that seized all of his files and documents. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lauded this piercing of the President's and Cohen Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and denial of due process, calling them "warranted exceptions." As ACLU spokesman Bertram Petty explained "the Bill of Rights is intended to protect innocent people from tyrannical abuses. In this case, everyone agrees that Trump and his associates are 'bad hombres' and as such, not entitled to any rights that...
  • The Unjust Conspiracy

    04/11/2018 6:15:38 PM PDT · by metmom · 4 replies
    Grace To ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “The chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, in order that they might put Him to death” (Matthew 26:59). The only evidence of guilt against Jesus was man-made and contrived. The essence of the Jews’ ancient legal system is found in the Lord’s words to Moses and Israel: “You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial” (Deut. 16:19). Therefore, it is truly amazing to consider what twisted measures the Jewish leaders resorted to in their trial of Jesus. The Council, or Sanhedrin, was authorized to judge only those cases in which...
  • Justice Department violated Michael Cohen's constitutional rights just by seizing his records [tr]

    04/10/2018 6:26:05 PM PDT · by Enchante · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 10, 2018 | Staff
    Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz will have dinner Tuesday at the White House with President Donald Trump He tells that the Department of Justice violated Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's rights when it seized his documents on Monday The government will set up a team of agents and lawyers to review the material to make sure prosecutors don't see anything 'privileged' That could include documents covered by the sanctity of an attorney-client relationship, whose mere presence in prosecutors' hands could 'taint' a case But since those 'taint teams' are made up of government agents, Dershowitz says the DOJ already has...
  • British ISIS Terrorist: I Don't Believe in Democracy, But You Damn Well Better

    04/10/2018 4:24:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | April 10, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Practice what you preach doesn't appear to be an ISIS strong suit. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are British citizens who not only pledged their allegiance to ISIS, they traveled to Syria, worked with Jihadi John and came out at the end praising him as "the most loyal, honest and upstanding friend." Jihadi John is the famous savage who beheaded hostages, including American journalists, on video for the world to see. In 2015, he was killed in a U.S. drone strike. But while Kotey and Elsheikh preach iron fisted rule under Islamic Law for the rest of the world,...
  • Ala. teen turns down 25-year plea deal, gets sentenced to 65 years instead - and laughs

    04/08/2018 12:00:12 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/07/18 | Kathleen Joyce
    An Alabama teen laughed Thursday as a judge sentenced him to 65 years in prison for murder and theft after he rejected a plea deal that would have given him 25 years behind bars. Lakeith Smith, 18, of Montgomery, Ala., was sentenced to 65 years by Judge Sibley Reynolds for “felony murder, armed burglary, second-degree theft and third-degree theft,” FOX8 LIVE reported. Smith smiled and laughed while being sentenced at the Elmore County courthouse. He had turned down a plea deal that would have recommended he spend 25 years in prison on the charges. “I don’t think Mr. Smith...
  • Dershowitz Criticizes Mueller Probe [semi-satire]

    04/01/2018 1:49:36 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 April 2018 | John Semmens
    Liberal Democrat lawyer Alan Dershowitz likened the Mueller probe into the Trump presidency to the type of legal tactics of the Soviet Union. "First off, 'collusion' is not a crime defined in statute," he observed. "On top of this, the mandate given to Robert Mueller by Rod Rosenstein is unconstrained. Essentially, Mueller has been granted an unlimited budget and an unlimited amount of time to harass Trump in search of something to charge him with. This isn't the way we want our justice system to work. It's the way Stalin's 'justice' system worked." Dershowitz maintains that "after a year on...
  • REVEALED: Peter Strzok Had Personal Relationship With Recused Judge In Michael Flynn Case

    03/16/2018 10:29:20 AM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 61 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 3/16/18 | Mollie Hemingway
    Newly discovered text messages obtained by The Federalist reveal two key federal law enforcement officials conspired to meet with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) judge who presided over the federal case against Michael Flynn. The judge, Rudolph Contreras, was recused from handling the case just days after accepting the guilty plea of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser who was charged with making false statements to federal investigators. The text messages about Contreras between controversial Department of Justice lawyer Lisa Page and Peter Strzok, the top Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence official who was kicked off Robert Mueller’s...
  • The Cardinal Virtues: Justice

    03/09/2018 8:13:46 AM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-08-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Cardinal Virtues: Justice Msgr. Charles Pope • March 8, 2018 • Justice, Raphael SanzioAs we explore the cardinal virtue of justice, it is helpful to follow the schema of St. Thomas Aquinas in the Summa Theologiae (II, IIae, qq. 57-122), where he treats it expansively. Because I am summarizing a large amount of material here, I have not included references for each specific point below. Please allow the previous citation of the Summa to serve for the entire post.The cardinal virtue of justice enables us to render to others what is due to them on a consistent basis....
  • Henry Ford on the Justice of Inequality

    03/06/2018 4:08:35 PM PST · by huckfillary · 28 replies
    The Objective Standard ^ | March 6, 2018 | Jon Hersey
    We hear a lot about income inequality today. Bernie Sanders nearly displaced the established democrat, Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 presidential primaries by being the more vociferous opponent income inequality. Scores of economists—armed with charts and graphs—argue that rising inequality will lead to the breakdown of society. In their article “The Unmet Promise of Equality,” Fred Harris and Alan Curtis write, “Today, the top 1 percent receive 52 percent of all new income. Rich people are healthier and live longer. They get a better education, which produces greater gains in income.”1 In his article “Income Inequality in the U.S. Is...
  • Justice puts a bow on the WV teacher pay raise bill

    03/06/2018 3:35:05 PM PST · by buckalfa · 17 replies
    WV MetroNews ^ | March 6, 2018 | Jeff Jenkins
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A week ago today, Gov. Jim Justice announced a proposed settlement to West Virginia teachers walkout that barely lasted the evening. Today, Justice received cheers as he signed the bill that will lead to an average 5 percent pay increase for educators. The agreement worked out with legislators also applies an average 5 percent pay increase to other state employees. Schools were expected to open again on Wednesday, bringing to an end a statewide strike that caused classes to be empty for nine days straight. “We have to move away from the idea that education is a...

    02/20/2018 4:17:42 AM PST · by aspasia · 21 replies ^ | Feb 19, 2018 | shawn johnson
    There are three candidates on the ballot for Tuesday's Wisconsin's Supreme Court primary, but how they fare in this officially non-partisan race could hinge on someone else. President Donald Trump has been a factor in local elections around the country over the past several months, and the race to fill a seat on Wisconsin's highest court is no exception. The contest features Madison attorney Tim Burns, Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet and Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock.
  • What Is A Social Justice Warrior (SJW)?

    02/18/2018 1:30:13 AM PST · by vannrox · 22 replies
    RooshV ^ | October 6, 2014 | RooshV
    Social justice warriors believe in an extreme left-wing ideology that combines feminism, progressivism, and political correctness into a totalitarian system that attempts to censor speech and promote fringe lifestyles while actively discriminating against men, particularly white men. They are the internet activist arm of Western progressivism that acts as a vigilante group to ensure compliance and homogeny of far left thought.The true definition of SJW is up for debate, but most generally it has become a catch-all term that describes feminists and liberals who actively try to solve the perceived social injustices of modern society by organizing in online...
  • Justice Clarence Thomas says he's 'worn down' with victimhood culture

    02/17/2018 9:42:58 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 2/16/2018 | Alex Pappas
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said in a rare public appearance Thursday he’s exhausted with how everyone seems to consider themselves a victim these days. “At some point, we’re going to be fatigued with everybody being the victim,” Thomas, the second African American to serve on the Supreme Court, said during an on-stage interview at the Library of Congress in Washington. Thomas, a conservative appointed to the bench in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, recalled recently being with a young black woman in Kansas who told him, “I’m really tired of having to play the role of being black....