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Loretta Lynch about to meet immigration politics meat grinder

Loretta Lynch about to meet immigration politics meat grinder

How will Loretta Lynch react to Obama’s planned unilateral immigration action?

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/loretta-lynch-tapped-replace-eric-holder-attorney-general-n244266

As expected, on Saturday Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General.

I’m not sure how many more times I’ll make this disclosure — but for the second time I’ll note that I’m biased in favor of my law school classmate. I remember Loretta as a very nice person, not something that can be said about some of my classmates.

Loretta’s career, to the extent I’ve followed it, seems pretty straight forward as a prosecutor:

President Clinton first appointed Lynch to be a U.S. Attorney in 1999. She left for private practice in 2001 before being appointed a second time by Obama in 2010.

In her years in the post, Lynch’s office in Brooklyn has handled a wide-ranging caseload — cutting-edge cybercrime, high-stakes financial fraud and dramatic Mafia busts straight out of a Martin Scorsese movie.

The office also helped convict the masterminds of the thwarted al Qaeda plot to attack the New York subway system.

This year, Lynch’s office announced it would indict Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., on federal fraud, tax evasion and perjury charges. Grimm, who won his re-election bid Tuesday, has pleaded not guilty. Lynch has also prosecuted several Democratic public officials, including State Sen. John L. Sampson, former State Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. and Assemblyman William F. Boyland Jr.

But not so quick:

It was not clear how quickly the Senate would move to consider Ms. Lynch’s current nomination. The White House is deferring to Senate leaders and the Judiciary Committee, but would like her to be confirmed “as quickly as possible,” one official said. That would suggest hearings and a vote during the lame-duck congressional session that begins next week, in which Democrats will still control the Senate.

But Republicans, including Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who is in line to become majority leader in January following his party’s takeover in Tuesday’s elections, said Ms. Lynch’s nomination should be considered “in the new Congress through regular order.”

Its hard for me to imagine, at this early point, that Loretta would be blocked, but there is one thing that could throw the nomination off course: How will Lynch respond to Obamas planned executive action on immigration?

Will Lynch, as did Holder, so politicize the office that she becomes the Attorney General not for the United States of America, but for the President?

While the DOJ only controls certain aspects of the immigration law enforcement process, how an AG reacts to unilateral executive action on immigration may be the new litmus test:

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) are calling on President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general to weigh in on the constitutionality of the administration’s plans to unilaterally grant deportation relief to undocumented immigrants.

“The Attorney General is the President’s chief law enforcement officer. As such, the nominee must demonstrate full and complete commitment to the law. Loretta Lynch deserves the opportunity to demonstrate those qualities, beginning with a statement whether or not she believes the President’s executive amnesty plans are constitutional and legal,” the conservative duo said in a statement Saturday.

What will Loretta do if Obama thumbs his nose at the immigration laws?

That is a question as to which she has a couple of months to figure out.

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I don’t trust anyone who willingly has close working relationships with sharptons groups.

There may be one “celestial” mandate waiting for the new Attorney General: a new 9/11 investigation. Aside from courage she would first need to recognize and have well clear the coordinates of the current situation.

Obama is under a strong pressure from all media and from the many US politicians on payroll of Israel (like Mc Cain) to commit US troops on the ground against ISIS and to end up fighting on behalf of Israel a World War of Religions. The US president recognizes the Zionist trap and for a long time he opposed resistance although he is now obliged to send a few more troops. But that will not be the end of the story. The Zionists have only one objective in mind and know too well that once there will be many US casualties the omelet will be ready. Don’t let the media fool you. The world conspiracy is not a theory.

Notice how strange is that ISIS threatened Europe and the entire World but not Israel which is next to it. This masquerade goes on in this great stage while the future of all people depends precisely on how ISIS, Al Qaeda and 9/11 are intended. For the sake of the next generations our generation should make all efforts for a new World apparatus to thoroughly investigate the events of 9/11. President Obama could ask the new Attorney General to promote a new Commission that this time will not only pretend to investigate like the past Commission did. Among many questions and with the cooperation of other Countries an answer must be found for also the inexplicable fall of “Building 7”. A second investigation should be launched against Senator John Mc Cain after it has been revealed that he had met with the founder of ISIS. —Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in an interview with the Daily Beast, Sept. 16 “Here’s the problem. He [Sen. John McCain] did meet with ISIS, and had his picture taken, and didn’t know it was happening at the time”. This picture is the obvious evidence that the World conspiracy is not a theory. The chief of ISIS is that same Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who spent time in a US prison and in a meeting with Mc Cain before being released in 2009. There is no doubt that the Zionists and their counter terrorist agencies have all the means to enlist and pay well mercenaries of all Countries and Islamic extremists without having to show their face or their wallet. The Zionists are the masters of Deception. Perhaps a few will still remember when George W. Bush told the terrorized US citizens to seal their windows with duct tape to protect from an imminent chemical attack. An irony like this can tell a story. The next day on the shelves of the stores all over the US there was no more duct tape for sale.

The comedy will go on with the tears of the Pharisees while in Jerusalem the situation of Al Aqsa mosque will get to a boiling point. It will be Jeb Bush, the next US president, to fix everything with a spectacular final act and to announce what was invoked for the first time by his father: a New World Order.

What you see between Israel and Palestine is the gauge to visualize what is in store for everyone.

Israel was a concept before it became a State and today is a State like no other. In fact it is the only Country in the World that has never defined its borders since its Declaration of Independence and now is ready to expand its territory through the use of any means. The New World Order is precisely a Greater State of Israel that extends to the whole World and that celebrates one Crown at the top.

At this point a distinction must be done. The Jewish people are in no way responsible for what a few Zionists have plotted and while it would not be possible for anyone to Believe in Equality and at the same time to be anti-Semite it is possible for anyone to oppose the pyramidal concept of Zionism also in the name of those who aren’t born yet and will never have the same possibility we have today before this War begins.

http://www.wavevolution.org/en/humanwaves.html

    Well, okay then. Meanwhile, back here on the ground …

    9thDistrictNeighbor in reply to wavettore. | November 8, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    “…the many US politicians on payroll of Israel…”

    Excuse me????

    TrooperJohnSmith in reply to wavettore. | November 8, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    There is a whole subculture on the Internet, especially on the /pol/ board on 4Chan which maintains ISIS is an Israeli invention, led by a Mossad agent. It’s purpose, I guess is to cause murder and mayhem throughout the middle-east with the ultimate goal of destabilizing Iran.

    On /pol/ there all kinds of “info-graphics” with photos, pie charts all kinds of other “proof” that ISIS is actually run by “them pesky old Joooooooos”.

      riverlife_callie in reply to TrooperJohnSmith. | November 8, 2014 at 10:43 pm

      Ron Paul fans?

      Henry Hawkins in reply to TrooperJohnSmith. | November 9, 2014 at 10:33 am

      I went and checked out this guy’s website just for grins when he first posted here several months ago. Oh, man. Wall-to-wall crazy.

      One of the sociological effects of the internet is that theme kooks (political, conspiratorial, paranormal, alien fanboys, crop circle fanboys, etc.) are no longer isolated from ne another by the combination of their small numbers and geography. They ‘meet’ online and a process of communal reinforcement of beliefs (fears) begins that isn’t available IRL. That guy in Cleveland who believes crop circles are made by Satan? Geographically, the nearest fellow believer in such an idea might be in Sarasota FL and they won’t be meeting every Tuesday night. But go online and there’s probably thousands of people around the world who believe it too. Instant ‘community’.

      Spiny Norman in reply to TrooperJohnSmith. | November 11, 2014 at 11:58 am

      It’s hard to tell the trolls from the genuine kooks on /pol/.

    Doug Wright Old Grouchy in reply to wavettore. | November 8, 2014 at 11:15 pm

    After WWII, we Yanks said repeatedly that “It Couldn’t happen here!” Well, the retort to that self congratulatory statement is: With people like “Herr wavettore” it could happen here.

    My goodness, fellow, get a grip on yourself, you have serious issues coping with reality.

    I hope you’re not old enough to vote. If I were you, I would just commit suicide before the Jews take over. At the very least you might hold your breath for about 5 minutes. I would call you brain dead, but I’m quite sure there was never anything there to die.

    tom swift in reply to wavettore. | November 9, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Well. I’m glad somebody cleared that up.

Acceptance speeches contain expressions of gratitude, it’s the nature of the beast. That said, it’s painful to listen to someone, anyone, describe Eric Holder as one “…pushing this department (the DOJ) to live up to its name…” though it must be said he did “…lead by example.”

Ms. Lynch deserves an honest and open hearing and appraisal – but I do too. Immigration policy will be difficult, but frankly, following Eric Holder as attorney general in the Obama administration is the very definition of a “meat grinder” position for one with any integrity and I for one want to know we’re not getting a repeat of Eric Holder. A quickie review and hearings by a Pat Leahy judicial committee should be her second choice. No one will ask for her opinion but she should have no problem waiting for the new legislative session and would be well served to be cleared after a thorough, comprehensive, unrushed review, and approval by a Republican led judicial committee.

Immigration is critically important but can be dealt with on its own. An honest attorney general is more important and immigration policy will be no less a disaster if the country has a repeat of Eric Holder as attorney general.

    JackRussellTerrierist in reply to Owego. | November 9, 2014 at 4:26 am

    Lynch’s position on illegal alien immigration is just one issue to be considered and obviously an important one. But hand-hand=in hand with that we have to look to her position on voter ID requirements, and she is fully and vociferously against them, condemning the south in particular.

    Other info coming out suggests (not confirmed) that she and Holder are confidantes and see eye-to-eye on so-called “civil rights” issues.

    Add all that to her gun-grabbing position and we have Holder -lite, or maybe not so lite – just lower key.

    http://partisan.blogs.hopelesslypartisan.com/item_17526.htm

      Karen Sacandy in reply to JackRussellTerrierist. | November 9, 2014 at 7:55 am

      Voter ID, at root, is about preventing illegal aliens from being enabled to vote, although it’s happening anyway, primarily through Motor Voter. If she’s opposed to something the dems require to attend their convention, almost literally, she’s in favor of illegal aliens.

      I just read – can’t remember where (thanks old age) – but she represented the Clintons in Whitewater.

      She’s going to be a massive fail. She might not pursue the Ferguson matter, since she seems to have actual prosecutorial experience, but that’s a drop in the bucket of appropriate conduct of the AG.

      She needs to be exhaustively grilled on what advice she will give on executive fiat amnesty, and other executive fiat actions (O’care, etc.).

Need to dunk her, see if she floats.

What if the real purpose of her nomination is to get her out of New York – to protect Prince Andy Cuomo from prosecution?

    Another Voice in reply to irv. | November 9, 2014 at 12:34 am

    If the Moreland Comm. investigation ever gets legs, that is a very real possibility. Cuomo though would have to be convicted for an egregious act to be removed from office as there is no avenue for a “re-call vote” on elected officials in the State of N.Y. It has been in committee, sent up (Assm) and sent down (Sen) for review and edits for at least 8 years that I have followed its’ progress. Neither Senate or Assembly want this enacted but want to be seen as keeping it active by promoting it. If it were enacted, there would be a re-call every year for some official that has been found with their hand in the cookie jar or a butter knife in their hand.

riverlife_callie | November 9, 2014 at 12:05 am

Professor, with all due respect to your feelings about your old classmate, I am firmly convinced that the following scenario is more likely than her being open and fair.

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/11/08/the-brutally-obvious-what-was-the-most-important-qualification-for-the-newest-ag-nominee/

Subotai Bahadur | November 9, 2014 at 12:43 am

With all due respect Professor, people change. She is nominated for a position that has become over the last 6 years the political hit man of an administration that has made a mockery of the Constitution and the system of government created by that Constitution. The president who nominated her has destroyed the rule of law in this country and by his own deeds has shown that he hates the bulk of the American people. Indeed, at the same time that he nominates her he is claiming that the recent election will have no influence on his governance AND that he intends to rule by decree outside the law.

If she accepted this nomination, the working assumption has to be, subject to disproof, that she is an anti-White racist, anti-semitic, has contempt for the law and Constitution, and is willing to go outside both to serve the political objectives of the president as her first priority. If Mitch McConnell allows this confirmation to pass in the lame duck session, it is a marker of future willing capitulations in the future and that electoral politics are moot in this country.

If she has to be inflicted upon this country, it only should be after thorough investigation and public exposure of her background and beliefs. That will not happen in the current session of the Senate.

    JackRussellTerrierist in reply to Subotai Bahadur. | November 9, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    Sub, I agree.

    I view this appointment as a re-set button with a fresh face on the Holder agenda. She may be a bit more law-abiding, or she may just be sneakier than he is. We will have race-based prosecutions and investigations for the coming two years. She appears to be quite an insider.

    I’d like more – a lot more – information about her activities during the seven years she served on the board of the NY federal reserve and as a member.

Actually, I don’t see how it’s any of her business. It’s not her decision, she won’t be meaningfully consulted, her permission, approval or cooperation is not required to make it perfectly legal due to loopholes in the law and long-standing court views of executive power. It doesn’t matter what she thinks. Literally.

wasn’t she involved with defending the clintons during whitewater? seem to remember the name from then but have not checked.

    Overnight I saw a story that brought it up. She was part of Bill Clinton’s defense team against the Whitewater investigation. I knew the name sounded familiar, and that’s why. So she fended off Kenneth Starr in addition to later being on the Abner Louima legal team in New York State.

“There’s still more work to do,” Ms. Lynch explained. “People tell us the Dream is not realized because dreams never are. Mandela and King knew we had to continue working, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you, that under this President and under this Attorney General, that the Department of Justice is committed to following through with those dreams.”

She continued, “50 years after the march on Washington, 50 years after the civil rights movement, we stand in this country at a time when we see people trying to take back so much of what Dr. King fought for. We stand in this country. People try and take over the State House and reverse the goals that have been made in voting in this country.

“But I’m proud to tell you that the Department of Justice has looked at these laws and looked at what’s happening in the Deep South, and in my home state of North Carolina has brought lawsuits against those voting rights changes that seek to limit out ability to stand up and exercise our rights as citizens. And those lawsuits will continue.”

Well. Color me (can I say that) unimpressed.

Or anti-impressed. She sounds just like another black Collectivist.

And not even excessively bright or original. “Dreams are never realized”…??? That is just a restatement of the Collectivist “goals are never realized, because we keep moving them along the…you know…long arch of history thingy”.

    JackRussellTerrierist in reply to Ragspierre. | November 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    “Dreams are never realized”…???

    Pseudo “black” president, top “advisor” Valerie Jarrett, cabinet members Eric holder, Susan Rice, Jeh Johnson, Congressional Black Caucus, black judges everywhere, set-asides, “empowerment” zones, black preference in federal business contracts and loans, lowered academic standards, all manner of “reparations”, and so on.

      Ah, but don’t forget the pièce de résistance…

      A master plan for where you live, and how you live, and who are your neighbors.

      You WILL be punished for leaving the urban environment. That they can assure you!

A wild green fro

B it’s department of Justice in another, older sense, I fear

Origin of DEPARTMENT

French département, from Old French, act of dividing, from departir

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/department

She sounds like another government-issue obamaniac.

It’s not clear that there’s much point in trying to block AG nominees. The confirmation process doesn’t lead to success; at best it gives us a choice of failures.

Recall the dillies that Clinton went through before finally sticking us with that fruitcake Reno.

All that Barry has in his bag of tricks is black racists and collectivists. And that’s all he’s going to offer us.

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