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DOJ’s “Grotesque Prosecutorial Misconduct” Upends Civil Rights Convictions

A federal judge blasted the Obama Justice Department, blaming “grotesque prosecutorial misconduct” for overturning the convictions of five Louisiana cops in what the administration considered one of the region’s most important civil rights cases. In 2011 five officers from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) were convicted of civil rights violations

Mexico Orders Release of Spies Convicted in U.S. Court

The Obama administration has given Mexico enough input and authority over U.S. matters that its lawmakers felt emboldened enough to order the release of four communist spies serving lengthy sentences in federal prison. The Mexican Cámara de Diputados, which is similar to the U.S. House of Representatives, actually passed a…

“Hate Map” of Conservatives Key in FRC Shooting

The domestic terrorist who carried out the politically-motivated shooting at the Family Research Council (FRC) gets sentenced this week and it should not be forgotten that he got his target list from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit that features conservative organizations on a catalogue of “hate groups.”…

JW Sues DOJ for Records of Holder Contempt Settlement Talks

Judicial Watch has sued the “most transparent administration” in history for details of Attorney General Eric Holder’s efforts to settle contempt charges filed against him for refusing to give Congress documents related to a scandalous gunrunning experiment that let Mexican drug traffickers obtain U.S.-sold weapons. The goal behind this disastrous…

Obama Ignores SCOTUS Ruling, Sues State over Voter ID Law

The Obama administration just sued Texas over a voter identification law passed to prevent election fraud, asserting in a federal complaint that it was designed to “disproportionately impact Hispanic and African-American voters.” Apparently the administration didn’t read—or has chosen to ignore—the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling stripping the feds of…

CAIR Gets Police to Cancel “Anti-Muslim” Terrorism Training

Several police departments in Illinois have cancelled their anti-terrorism training because an Islamic terrorist front group complained that the instructor is blatantly anti-Muslim. It’s yet another one of those only in America stories! The Islamic group that reportedly raises money for Hamas, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), snapped its…

Is DOJ Covering Up For Obama Pal In Kickback Scheme?

Is the Obama Justice Department going easy on a close friend, advisor and donor of the president who headed an Illinois public health agency embroiled in a widespread kickback scheme? It’s starting to seem like it, considering several underlings have been criminally charged while the guy in charge of the…

Not a Single Terrorist Brought to Justice for Benghazi Attack

Why is it that nearly a year after the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi not a single terrorist has been brought to justice? It’s a question many Americans may be asking and this week a federal lawmaker pressed Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Defense Chuck…

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