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House Mulling Perjury Charge Against AG Holder

May 28, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on May 15 that he didn’t know about the Justice Department’s investigation of Fox News’ James Rosen.  When pushed by a Democrat to relate the DOJ’s behavior to the 1917 Espionage Act, Holder said: “In regard to potential prosecution of the press for [...]

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Not a Shocker: S&P Being Investigated

August 18, 2011

After giving the United States its first ratings downgrade, S&P is suddenly under investigation for ratings games they may have played before the mortgage crisis. I can’t say I’m shocked, but I have two minds on this.  First, I think all the ratings agencies should have been investigated as early as 2006, when it started [...]

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“Fast and Furious” Set to Explode

July 12, 2011

In 2009, the Holder Justice Department (too busy to deal with the most obvious example of voter intimidation I’ve ever seen) expanded the on-going Project Gunrunner in what has become known as “Operation Fast and Furious”.  In order to obtain evidence against Mexican drug cartels, undercover ATF agents sold weapons to those cartels hoping to [...]

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OLC: Yes, Our Libya Intervention Counts as “Hostilities”

June 18, 2011

In a stunning revelation, the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) deemed that our military intervention into what is ostensibly a civil war in Libya falls under the jurisdiction of the War Powers Act.  However, in a rare move, the OLC’s findings were apparently overruled by the Obama Administration, which went lawyer shopping in [...]

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