In a nation where there is a scarcity of good news, hearing Eric Holder give a farewell speech upon his announcement that he will be leaving as the Attorney General was surely welcome in some circles. I was never a fan of his because he was in my opinion always more of a politician than someone with the responsibility to enforce the laws of the nation.
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You have to be extremely stupid to send a couple of hundred armed government agents to confiscate some bullheaded rancher’s cattle without contemplating how the rest of the nation will interpret your actions.
What was obvious to voters who rejected Barack Obama’s run for the presidency the first and second time was the fact that he lacked any record of competency to be President. The rest voted for him because they wanted to say they helped elect the first black President of the United States and because they believed what this pathological liar said then and since.
“If you like your health plan, you can keep it,” is the Lie of the Year, according to PolitiFact. But Barack Obama has been operating under an even more momentous lie for his entire presidency.
Two and a half years ago Eric Holder and the U.S. Justice Department applied dubious legal logic to shut down one of America’s quintessential pastimes – poker games among consenting adults. The Justice Department not only put a freeze on one of America’s fastest-growing forms of entertainment, it made the Land of the Free one of the few democratic nations in the world to ban consenting adults from playing online poker.
Last week’s punishment/settlement between the Department of Justice and Duke Energy over bird deaths caused by its wind turbines gives evidence that the Obama administration needed a scapegoat, to defuse accusations that it applies a double-standard in enforcement of wildlife laws.
No President in modern U. S. history has more self-consciously evoked the images of his predecessors than the incumbent, Barack Obama. When the first-term Senator in 2007 formally announced his[...]
Suffice it to say that – four decades after Watergate – nothing much has changed when it comes to the abuse of Executive Branch power, and the famous dictum of Lord Acton remains true: power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Like Captain Renault in the 1942 movie Casablanca, I am “shocked… shocked” to find that gambling has been going on in the mortgage-backed securities business. And so, apparently, is the[...]
The White House today invoked executive privilege, refusing to give the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee documents to assist in the investigation of the “Fast and Furious” gun-walking operation.[...]
I was a panelist last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Chicago on Fast and Furious. The panel answered the question raised in an article by my[...]
The legal immorality of the Obama administration and its Department of Justice now stands fully exposed. And even some lawyers are shocked. To be sure, many people think lawyers are[...]