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  • Who Will Investigate the Investigators?

    07/08/2010 8:02:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    wsj ^ | JULY 8, 2010 | JOHN FUND
    Another voter fraud scandal involving the Justice Department. Adams, a former career Justice Department lawyer who resigned recently to protest political interference in cases he worked on, made some news yesterday in testimony before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. he claimed that Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli, an Obama appointee, overruled a unanimous recommendation by six career Justice attorneys for continued prosecution of members of the New Black Panther Party on charges of voter intimidation in an incident I detailed here yesterday. But Mr. Adams leveled an even more explosive charge beyond the Panther case. He testified that last...
  • EXCLUSIVE: No. 3 at Justice OK'd Panther reversal

    07/30/2009 7:47:42 AM PDT · by ETL · 3 replies · 698+ views
    Washington Times ^ | July 30, 2009 | Jerry Seper
    Associate Attorney General Thomas J. Perrelli, the No. 3 official in the Obama Justice Department, was consulted and ultimately approved a decision in May to reverse course and drop a civil complaint accusing three members of the New Black Panther Party of intimidating voters in Philadelphia during November's election, according to interviews. The department's career lawyers in the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division who pursued the complaint for five months had recommended that Justice seek sanctions against the party and three of its members after the government had already won a default judgment in federal court against the...
  • MSNBC's Olbermann Attacks Pro-Life Advocates on Obama Picking Schiavo Atty

    01/14/2009 1:41:23 PM PST · by wagglebee · 34 replies · 1,699+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/14/09 | Steven Ertelet
    Washington, DC ( -- MSNBC anchor and commentator should have stuck to his original career giving out the latest sports news and information. The left-wing media man is coming under fire for bashing pro-life advocates and their opposition to Barack Obama picking a former lawyer for Michael Schiavo for a high post.As has reported, Obama selected Thomas Perrelli, who is best known as the right-to-kill lawyer who represented Terri Schiavo's husband pro-bono in his suit to euthanize his wife.In the Obama administration, Perrelli will occupy the third highest post in the Justice Department.Tom McClusky of the Family Research...
  • Attorney Who Aided Terri Schiavo’s Husband Now Advising Barack Obama

    12/08/2008 4:42:42 AM PST · by wagglebee · 346 replies · 10,615+ views
    Life News ^ | 12/7/08 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- An attorney who won an award for representing Terri Schiavo’s husband Michael in his efforts to kill his disabled wife is now an advisor to the transition team of incoming president Barack Obama.Thomas Perrelli, who raised over $500,000 for the pro-abortion presidential candidate and is the managing partner of a Washington law firm, Jenner & Block LLP, is helping advise Obama on putting together a Justice Department team.However, Perrelli provided Michael Schiavo with legal advice during his response to the Congressional bill that President Bush signed allowing the Schindler fail to take their lawsuit seeking...