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The New York Times Spinning of the Sally Yates Firing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 8:30am 2/1/2017 at 8:30am
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In his pre-presidential life, Trump was famous for saying, “You’re fired!” to people on his TV reality show. But Trump’s firing of acting AG Sally Yates was no reality show. In real life, an AG advises a president on the law, but if that AG refuses to enforce an order that ...

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Ex-NSA Contractor Allegedly Stole Over 500 Million Pages of Govt Secrets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:00am 10/21/2016 at 10:00am

Earlier this month, the United States District Court in Baltimore charged ex-NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III with removal of classified documents and theft of government property. Officials have revealed that Martin took over 500 million pages of records and secrets over two decades.

The Justice Department will probably charge Martin with...

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FBI, DOJ in Disarray Over Comey and Lynch Giving Hillary a Pass

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 11:00am 10/13/2016 at 11:00am
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The decision by the FBI and the Department of Justice not to pursue charges against Hillary Clinton has thrown both federal agencies into a tailspin.

James Comey and Loretta Lynch can spin all they want, but average people know they gave Hillary Clinton special treatment, including those average people who work beneath...

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Obama DOJ Pursuing Criminal Charges Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:00am 10/12/2016 at 10:00am
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On the day before early voting began in Arizona, Obama’s Department of Justice decided to pursue charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a widely known opponent of illegal immigration.

This is nothing short of stunning.

The Associated Press reports, via NBC News:

Feds to Pursue Contempt Charges Against...

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Virginia’s Democratic Governor is Under Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/23/2016 at 7:30pm

Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is in a bit of hot water.

Monday, CNN was the first to report McAuliffe was under the FBI and Justice Department microscope. At the center of the investigation — whether certain donations to his election campaign were extra-legal.

McAuliffe served as a board member for former President...

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Can We Restore Local Control of Education?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/16/2016 at 1:00pm
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National Review‘s David French suggests that states should reject federal funding if they wish to remain free from executive actions such as the Obama administration’s directive on school bathrooms [emphasis mine]:

Without an act of Congress, without a ruling from the Supreme Court, and without even going through the motions of the regulatory...

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Anti-Israel hackers release info on over half of all FBI employees

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:30am 2/11/2016 at 8:30am
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Following through with a threat made last week, a group of hackers released data pertaining to as many as 30,000 federal government employees.

Hacktivists released the information in two waves via a Twitter account by the name of @DotGovs. The data was posted on the encrypted text-sharing website by the name of Cryptobank. The first release...

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DOJ Creates New Position Focusing on “Homegrown Terrorists”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:31pm 10/14/2015 at 1:31pm

This week the Department of Justice created a new position aimed at coordinating investigations into the growth and threat of domestic terrorism. Current Assistant Attorney General John Carlin announced the move today during a speech focusing on the DOJ’s efforts to combat extremism at home.

From today’s remarks at the...

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PA Democrat Chaka Fattah Charged With Racketeering

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00am 7/30/2015 at 10:00am

Chaka Fattah, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s second district, has been charged with racketeering conspiracy alongside four other people in a case that smacks of influence peddling.

The Department of Justice announced the charges yesterday:

Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Charged with Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy

A member of Congress and four of his...

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The Culture of Victimization

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00pm 5/24/2015 at 2:00pm

Department of Justice official Vanita Gupta has come under fire for suggesting the riots in Baltimore and Ferguson should be blamed in part on slavery and Jim Crow laws.

J. Christian Adams of PJ Media recently wrote:

DOJ Official: Slavery to Blame for Riots in Ferguson and Baltimore

Vanita Gupta, head...

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Feds indict Democratic Senator Menendez on corruption charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:00pm 4/1/2015 at 5:00pm

A years long investigation into New Jersey’s Democratic Senator Robert Menendez resulted in a federal indictment for corruption charges today.

Sen. Menendez denies any wrong doing.

According to the New York Times:

WASHINGTON — Senator Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press, setting the...

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Eric Holder: Justice Dept Not Politicized

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00am 2/4/2015 at 7:00am

The Senate confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch have been in the news for over a week and for good reason. As Eric Holder prepares to exit the Department of Justice, many people want to be sure America doesn’t end up with another Eric Holder.

Lynch has many positive qualities but as Professor...

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The State of American Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:30pm 11/12/2014 at 8:30pm

I appeared this afternoon during the National Review post-election cruise on a panel with:

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CNN: DOJ Angry at Release of Truthful #Ferguson Info

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 6:15pm 11/1/2014 at 6:15pm

CNN reports that the Department of Justice continues to express frustration with the refusal of local Ferguson officials to hide from the Grand Jury and the public generally truthful information about the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown.  These same frustrations have been repeatedly echoed by the most hardcore of the Ferguson...

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FBI Announces Investigation of GOP Senate Candidate Days Before Election

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30pm 10/30/2014 at 8:30pm

Hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s suddenly-renewed interest in George Zimmerman’s civil rights liability in the self-defense killing of Trayvon Martin (see: FBI Convenes Grand Jury For Zimmerman Civil Rights Case) just days before next week’s election comes another DOJ action timed perfectly for electoral manipulation.

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