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Chicago crime crisis: Holder to send ATF agents instead of cops

by Jim Kouri on Saturday, July 19th, 2014

This is article 329 of 329 in the topic Criminal Activity

During his Wednesday visit to the crime-ridden city of Chicago to meet with the Windy City’s Mayor Rahm Emanual and his public safety chiefs, Attorney General Eric Holder, said that as part of his goal to help the city government fight crime and reduce youth violence he is directing the head of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to deploy an additional seven ATF agents to its Chicago office.

According to a Justice Department press statement, the additional ATF agents will work with the U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon and with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The additional seven agents brings the total of ATF enforcement staff with sworn-police status to 52 men and women.

But many law enforcement officials complain that Holder is more interested in furthering his anti-gun ownership agenda than in protecting life and property in Chicago. “Why is he sending gun-grabbers to Chicago instead of real law-enforcement officers? The ATF has a history of exceeding their authority. Remember Waco? Fast and Furious?” notes former police sergeant and detective Marty Sachs.

Sgt. Sachs points to a quote by Attorney General Holder in which he explains the ATF strategy: “The Department of Justice will continue to do everything in its power to help the city of Chicago combat gun violence,” said Holder. “These new agents are a sign of the federal government’s ongoing commitment to helping local leaders ensure Chicago’s streets are safe.”

Former police detective Iris Aquino shook her head and said, “He said it himself: helping Chicago combat gun violence. Does that mean he’s not interested in knife violence? Or blunt instrument violence? What about IED [improvised explosive device] violence? This administration is wrong when it comes to street crime; wrong on fighting criminal alien gangs; and wrong on combating Islamic terrorists.

Last month, the ATF premiered its Chicago Crime Gun Intelligence Center which promised to bring together the anti-gun activities of the Chicago Police Department, Illinois State Police and the ATF to deal with the illegal sales and possession of firearms in the State of Illinois, home of President Barack Obama and birthplace of Hillary Clinton.

Holder’s press statement claims that: “Gun crime is the primary driver of homicide in Chicago, and sixty percent of the guns recovered in violent crimes in Chicago were originally sold in other states and trafficked into the city. Given the interstate nature of these crimes, it is critical that federal and local law enforcement work together to identify traffickers and enforce federal gun laws.”

“There a two things that seem to be an obsession with Holder: White racism and gun ownership. Just recently he blamed dissatisfaction with the Obama administration on racism against blacks. And he blames climbing crime statistics on guns. He’s wrong on both counts,” said political strategist Michael Barker.

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Happy Days Are Here Again

by Dr. Robert Owens on Friday, July 18th, 2014

So long sad times
Go long bad times
We are rid of you at last

Howdy gay times
Cloudy gray times
You are now a thing of the past

Happy days are here again
The skies above are clear again
So let’s sing a song of cheer again
Happy days are here again

Can you believe it the Bush recession has been over for five years, unemployment is down, the stock market is up, and everything is coming up roses.  There is a flat screen on every wall, a smart phone in every hand, and flying cars just can’t be that far away.  The Bush wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have either been won or soon will be or as the winning slogan said, “GM is alive and Osama is dead.”  The Arab Spring has toppled tyrants and the glory of the administration’s foreign policy savants have ricocheted from the faculty lounge to the UN.  Doesn’t it just feel like another American Century?

The Fed keeps pumping and the Big Board keeps jumping.  The NSA watches us all without a warrant, and the man who tells us about it is a traitor. Congress has to sue the President in an attempt to get him to enforce laws unless of course he wants to change a law unilaterally.  The Court strikes down unconstitutional move after unconstitutional move by the adjunct instructor in the Oval Office.  The IRS is used to suppress the votes of Conservatives, its leaders either lying to Congress or pleading the Fifth while the Attorney General refuses to appoint a special prosecutor just as he refused in Fast and Furious and Benghazi.  Of course if you want to require a photo id to vote you’re a racist attempting to suppress the vote while you need a photo ID to get into the DNC. There’s nothing to see here move so along.

Common Core is poised to take our educational system to higher heights.   After more than 100 years of Progressive Education and generations of Federal intrusions into local school boards America now successfully spends more per capita on education than any other country.  The self-esteem of our students ranks as the highest in the world even as our grades slide.  In other words our students are doing poorly, but they think they are doing well.  It reminds me of a foreman in a factory who was in one of my management classes.  He shared an incident in his shop.  A young man was hired as a material handler who wore his pants down around his knees.  He constantly had to use one hand to hold up his pants while using the free hand to handle material.  When the foreman asked him, “Don’t you think you could get more done if you used both hands?”  The young man answered, “No I’m doing all right.”  The job may not get done but at least he feels good about what he’s doing.  Is this is the American Way in the New Normal?

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Who Are The Real Racists, Eric Holder?

by John Myers on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

This is article 160 of 160 in the topic Racism
Who Are The Real Racists, Eric Holder?

SCREENSHOT

Prejudice is part of human nature. It dates back eons and once served a purpose which advanced human survival. While it is still prevalent today, it is a fallacy that it is inherent mostly in whites as alluded to last Sunday by Attorney General Eric Holder when interviewed on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” According to Holder, he and President Barack Obama have been unfairly treated because of their skin color.

“There’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me [and] directed at the president,” stated Holder. “You know, people talking about taking their country back… There’s a certain racial component to this for some people. I don’t think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some there’s a racial animus.”

Holder is correct — racism exists in America. It also exists in every other corner of the globe. But it is hardly the reason for the President’s record low approval ratings or the discourse in Washington. Instead it is a convenient excuse for an abysmal administration which is itself racist in nature.

Racism: One Of The Original Sins

We see evidence of racial and religious hatred every week, most recently with hostilities erupting in Israel. It is tribal and it can be calmed or it can be exacerbated. President Barack Obama has chosen to make prejudice and racism worse in America.

In his actions, Obama is hardly as Oprah Winfrey claimed him to be, “the [chosen] one.” He has not unified the United States but split it further apart than at any period since the Vietnam War. Polls show that racism is worse today than when Obama took office in 2008.

Obama has maintained that many of America’s problems stem from racism — white racism — that can be shamed and legislated away. And yet it is the President’s own racism against whites is also egregious.

Evidence of this is when Obama reiterated Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s words:

It is this world, a world where cruise ships throw away more food in a day than most residents of Port-au-Prince see in a year, where white folks’ greed runs a world in need, apartheid in one hemisphere, apathy in another hemisphere…That’s the world! On which hope sits!

That doesn’t sound presidential does it?

That the President is a racist is hardly a surprise. Racism exists in nature — a part of the natural order that Obama is more than willing to express but won’t allow in others whom he holds to a higher standard.

Prejudice And A Dog Name Boo

Last winter, my wife and I were babysitting our daughter’s French bulldog, Boo. She is just past the puppy stage and is intelligent as far as dogs go.

My wife Angela had to pick up some things at the corner store, so Boo and I warmed ourselves in the lobby where we live. The building is managed by Romanians. The manager and the maintenance man nearby were speaking in Romanian and the dog became agitated. She was pulling at her leash and attention was on the two of them as she sat on her haunches with hair bristling.

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Is Criticizing Obama, Racist?

by Alan Caruba on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

This is article 159 of 160 in the topic Racism

By Alan Caruba

I predict that, as Obama’s approval and popularity continues to decline, we will hear him and his soul mate, Attorney General Eric Holder, increasingly express the view that their race has something—maybe a lot—to do with the criticism they receive.
In a recent ABC News interview Holder said, “There’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me (and) directed at the President. You know, people talking about taking their country back…There’s a certain racial component to this for some people. I don’t think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some, there’s a racial animus.”
Well, duh! Of course, “for some people” there’s a racial animus because “some people” are racists, but the AG neglected to note that they come in all colors, not just white. Nor are they exclusively Republicans.
Was it “racist” for 96% of black voters to pull the lever for Barack Obama in 2008 and 93% to do so in 2012? Were they voting exclusively because of the color of his skin and theirs? There is a strong likelihood of that and why not? This would be a good time to note that Obama would not be President without a substantial amount of support from white voters, 43% in 2008 and 39% in 2012.
It’s safe to say that the white voters were not racists. It’s also safe to say that most of them were Democrats.
Have blacks made progress in the nation’s halls of power? In the 113thCongress, there are 43 African-Americans in the House of Representatives and one in the Senate. Many of the nation’s cities have black mayors. There have been black governors as well. Et cetera! In June, the nation celebrated the 50thanniversary of the Civil Rights Act. It worked.
Compare that with Obama’s chief legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act which has less and less public support with every passing day. It was widely protested prior to receiving the solid Democratic vote to pass it. No Republican voted for it. It is not likely to celebrate a comparable anniversary and I suspect that it will be repealed if the GOP gains control of the White House and Congress because that’s what they will have been elected to do.
Things have been going badly for the President and it has nothing to do with his race. (Last time I checked he was half-white.)
It has been Holder who has been most widely quoted for his comments on race and racism, and since he is black, it may seem odd that an African-American who has risen to such a high position should be so conscious of race, but he surely is. Some years back he called the United States a “nation of cowards” on race. During his ABC interview he said “I wouldn’t walk away from that speech. I think we are still a nation that is too afraid to confront racial issues.”
I respectfully disagree.

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Obama Prepares Pardons for Terrorists

by Cliff Kincaid on Monday, July 14th, 2014

This is article 775 of 776 in the topic Terrorism

Bill Ayers’ recent appearance on Megyn Kelly’s Fox News program appears to be part of a systematic campaign to whitewash the activities of the communist terrorists who were murdering policemen and FBI agents during the 1960s and 70s, and to set the stage for their release and rehabilitation.

Kelly was unprepared for the interview and failed to consult prominent experts on the case, such as former FBI agent Max Noel. “I’m extremely disappointed, as are a number of us who actually worked the WUO [Weather Underground Organization] case on a daily basis, in your attempt to ‘confront him’ without availing yourself of the knowledge that those of us who actually worked the case could have given you,” Noel said in a message to Kelly. The former FBI agent, who arrested the UNABOMBER and has co-authored a sensational new book about that case, was a member of the Weatherman Task Force in San Francisco, where Ayers and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, were operating.

Noel has sensational details about how the Weather Underground constructed its bombs in order to kill people, not just damage property. This information, if publicized on “The Kelly File,” would have exposed Ayers as the crazed and committed communist he truly is. As a result of this glaring omission, Ayers succeeded in coming across as simply an aging “anti-war activist” or “radical” who carried things a little too far with bombings that caused  some property damage but killed no one.

This is as big a lie as Ayers’ claim made to Kelly that he didn’t know Barack Obama very well, even though he helped him launch his political career in Chicago. “I knew him as well as he knew 10,000 other people,” Ayers said. “Today, I wish I knew him much better and I wish he’d listen to me.”

But the evidence indicates that President Obama, or at least his Attorney General Eric Holder, is listening.

Left unsaid on “The Kelly File” show was the critical fact that many of Ayers’ comrades are still in jail or prison, waiting for Democratic politicians such as President Obama and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to grant pardons or clemency. Some have already been released, with no significant press attention devoted to the pattern that is developing.

Ayers and Dohrn could themselves be charged in the Park Police Station case, in which Police Sergeant Brian V. McDonnell was killed. But apparently they are quite confident that this will never happen as long as President Obama and Eric Holder are running the Justice Department.

The insidious campaign of releasing and/or rehabilitating these terrorists has been underway for some time.

It began in 2003 when Kathy Boudin, one of Ayers’ more notorious associates, was granted parole from New York state prison. Boudin had gone to prison for her involvement in an October 20, 1981 armed terrorist assault that left Nyack, New York Police Sgt. Edward O’Grady, Patrolman Waverly Brown and Brinks guard Peter Paige dead.

Taking a cue from the rehabilitation of Ayers himself, who had become a “professor” of education at the University of Illinois, Boudin is now an associate professor at Columbia University’s School of Social Work.

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Unleashed upon America: Obama unchained!

by Lloyd Marcus on Monday, July 7th, 2014

This is article 986 of 994 in the topic Obama

My fellow Americans, we are all bit players in the making of a metaphoric slasher movie, “Obama Unchained” starring Barack Hussein Obama.

Here is a summary of the movie. It is a heartwarming tale about how the mainstream media and Democratic Party suckered America into electing their extreme far-left dream president; a Trojan Horse in the form of a black man. http://bit.ly/1vBcYRR

Once in the Oval Office, Obama began incrementally implementing his socialist/progressive agenda and iron-fist pressure on Americans to conform. Everyone, including a 175 year old order of elderly Catholic nuns were forced to comply to Obama’s decreed anti-biblical new moral standards or face termination. http://bit.ly/VhFM6N Only donors, labor unions and favored friends of his royal Obamaness totaling over 2000 are unlawfully granted exemptions from his tyrannical overreaches hidden in Obamacare. http://bit.ly/VHNl7v

Unchained from pretending to be a moderate to get reelected, Obama is releasing his judgment and rage upon America; wielding his executive pen sword, causing a bloody massacre of our economy, national security, world standing, freedoms, liberty and culture.

Now totally unrestrained, with lawless abandonment, Obama dishes out what he believes is well-deserved revenge on America for her crimes against the rest of the world. Obama is delivering the retribution spoken of by his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright who said, “America’s chickens have come home to roost.” http://bit.ly/VhUWcg

Pundits say Obama is merely incompetent. They site highly unfavorable approval polling to conclude that Obama’s presidency is in deep trouble. http://bit.ly/1jJ7oY5 Political analysts believe dismal poll numbers will force Obama to back away from his intensely focused savage attack on America as founded; his vowed fundamental transformation of America. These sycophant, apologist or naive talking heads are missing the point. Obama does not give a rat’s you know what about polling. Nor does he fear lawsuits, Congress, impeachment or anything else.

Remember Michael Jackson’s famous line, “I’m not like other guys”? Obama believes he is not like other presidents. I am Barack Obama, the first black president. I can do whatever I please and no one is going to stop me. Period!

“Obama Unchained,” the movie, is directed by Unknown Socialists/Progressives.

Obama’s supporting cast includes Eric (cited in criminal and civil contempt of Congress) Holder as the corrupt partisan head of the DOJ. http://bit.ly/1mWJmxG Lois (Wicked Witch of America) Lerner as the corrupt, vindictive and evil IRS enforcer. http://bit.ly/Vit7jY Kathleen (Yes, you will fund abortions against your faith) Sebelius as the totally incompetent head of the botched Obamacare roll-out. http://bit.ly/1pZuo9a Jay (please don’t make me go out there and lie again with a straight face) Carney as Obama’s Press Secretary. This just in, Carney has been replaced by understudy liar, Josh Ernest.

If the metaphoric Socialists/Progressive’s movie were to snag a Best Song nomination, their song would be titled, “I Believe I Can Lie” performed by Barack Obama. A real trailblazer, Obama is the first U.S. President awarded, “Liar of the Year.” http://bit.ly/1bIzuBy

In my metaphoric scenario, the buzz in DC would declare “Obama Unchained” a shoe in for Best Picture. However, the sentimental payback favorite for Best Picture would be “Sixty-Six Years A Liberal” starring Hilary (don’t asked me about Benghazi) Clinton.

Folks, while I have taken a humorous approach to describing Obama’s Revenge War on America, the situation is extremely serious. The solution is quite simple.

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IRS scandal: Lawmakers fiercely demand Holder appoint special prosecutor

by Jim Kouri on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

This is article 300 of 300 in the topic Taxation/IRS

After many months of stonewalled investigations, “missing” subpoenaed emails, partisan bickering and uncooperative witnesses, House of Representatives chairmen from two congressional committees officially demanded on Monday that Attorney General Eric Holder appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service‘s (IRS) targeting of conservative organizations and the subsequent cover-up perpetrated by IRS staff members.

The two chairmen, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., sent a biting letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday demanding that he appoint a Special Counsel to investigate the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) and its rapid descent into a lawless nest of bullies and deceivers.

So far, Holder and his boss President Barack Obama have refused to appoint a Special Counsel, although they did appoint one to probe allegations of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transexual federal workers, according to political strategist Mike Barker.

According to the two GOP congressmen, more than one year has passed since Americans learned from alternative media sources, and not from the Obama/Democratic Party sycophants within the major news outlets, about the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups.

What angers many Americans today is the fact that no one has been Goodlatte and Camp point to several recent developments such as the revelation that a number of emails belonging to Lois Lerner, the former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations, are “missing” and the discovery of an e-mail suggesting the IRS probe Senator Charles Grassley R-Iowa.

“It is clear that appointing an outside Special Counsel to investigate this matter would be in the public interest. The American people are very concerned that their government has targeted individual American citizens for harassment solely on the basis of their political beliefs. They deserve to know who ordered the targeting, when the targeting was ordered, and why,” wrote the two veteran lawmakers in their Holder letter.

Federal law stipulates that the U.S. Attorney General is required to appoint a Special Counsel, a/k/a special prosecutor, when he “determines that the criminal investigation of a person or matter is warranted.”

The letter by Camp and Goodlatte also reminded Holder that:

“[T]he Attorney General is required to appoint a Special Counsel when the investigation or prosecution of that person or matter by a United States Attorney’s Office or litigating Division of the Department of Justice would present a conflict of interest for the Department or other extraordinary circumstances, and when under the circumstances it would be in the public interest to appoint an outside Special Counsel to assume responsibility for the matter.”

On May 7, 2014, the House passed a resolution — H.Res. 565 — calling on Holder to finally appoint a Special Counsel to thoroughly investigate the serious allegations that arguably the nation’s most powerfuland far-reaching federal agency, Internal Revenue Service, intentionally targeted of conservative groups in an attempt to hamper those groups during the Obama reelection campaign.

“While Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., made outrageous and deceitful accusations about Obama’s opponent Mitt Romney not paying taxes for 10 years, the IRS was involved in a covert conspiracy to silence organizations that opposed the Obama presidency. That’s what I can Chicago and Las Vegas politics,” said former organized-crime control detective Donald Malfi.

And Malfi believes the corruption continues with a Chicago-style cover up.

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ATF Fast and Furious whistleblower files lawsuit against Justice Department

by Jim Kouri on Saturday, May 31st, 2014

This is article 443 of 449 in the topic Government Corruption

A former special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), with the help of a public-interest,legal watchdog group, on Wednesday filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Back in Sept. 24, 2012, ATF Special Agent John Dodson had filed FOIA applications requesting specific information that included all of the email communications between (either directed to or received from) the DOJ’s Director of Public Affairs Tracy Schmaler and Fortune Magazine writer Katherine Eban, between the dates of January 20, 2011 and September 24, 2012.

Dodson’s case is expected to reveal just how closely the Obama administration and news organizations collude with one another to denigrate perceived enemies of President Barack Obama and his minions, noted former police detective and attorney Paula Fierstein.

“Whomever came up with the idea for Operation Fast and Furious had limited, if any, law enforcement experience. I believe this whole snafu was the brainchild of political hacks with an agenda,” said Fierstein.

Dodson’s FOIA request requested all of the emails — sent and received — by the DOJ’s Schmaler that contained the name “John Dodson,” “Dodson,” or that referenced any “ATF whistleblower” directly or implied between Jan. 20, 2011 and Sept. 24, 2012.

Dodson also requested all communications emanating from Department of Justice between Jan. 20, 2010 and Sept. 24, 2012 including emails, memos, letters, drafts, recordings and other documents, which referred to Special Agent John Dodson either by name or through implication or any reference to Dodson’s role as an ATF whistleblower.

Unfortunately DOJ officials ignored Dodson’s legal requests as stated in the FOIA law, and this failure to comply brought about Judicial Watch’s lawsuit which the group’s attorney filed on behalf of Dodson. The lawsuit asks that the District Court to order the DOJ to search for all of the records listed on the FOIA request applications. Judicial Watch, in its lawsuit on Dodson’s behalf, is seeking a federal judge’s order for the DOJ to “produce, by a certain date, any and all non-exempt records, along with indices of all records that DOJ continues to declare exempt”

Dodson is seeking these documents as a result of the alleged leaking of information about him by the now former DOJ Director of Public Affairs Tracy Schmaler to Fortune Magazine’s writer Katherine Eban. Dodson accuses the DOJ’s Schmaler of providing his confidential personnel file to Eban for a Fortune Magazine article appearing in the June 2012 issue that defends the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). The article was condemned by the House Oversight Committee and the committee publicly demanded a retraction.

The leaking of Dodson’s personal information is believed to have been “payback” for his being the first ATF agent to publicly accuse his superiors of authorizing the Fast and Furious gun-smuggling operation. In fact, the Justice Department’s own inspector general reported that senior staff members at the DOJ — including Tracy Schmaler — discussed how they mightdiscredit Dodson and soil his reputation as a professional lawman.

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The Worst of Times, the Best of Times

by Alan Caruba on Friday, May 9th, 2014

This is article 133 of 135 in the topic History

I suppose that throughout history men and women have asked themselves if they were living through either the worst or best of times. The times between wars are most surely the best of times and the times leading up to and during a war qualify as the worst. They are, however, rather quickly forgotten. It only takes about two generations—sometimes less—to move on from such events.

May 8, is “VE Day” celebrating the U.S. victory in Europe in World War Two. I suspect that most of our younger generations, including some of the Boomers, have no idea what the “VE” stands for.

World War Two ended seven decades ago, but not only have most Americans moved on from the horror of September 11, 2001, but it would appear that even the killing of an American ambassador and three security personnel in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 doesn’t arouse much anger even as we learn of a White House cover-up that utterly debases their sacrifice and loss. “Dude, that was two years ago,” said one White House staff member; as crass and crude a dismissal as one can imagine.

From a perspective of more than seventy and a half years, my mind flashes back to the Watergate scandal that began in June 1972 and concluded with President Nixon’s resignation in August 1974. That was a long two years as the attending events unfolded.

Forty-three people in the Nixon administration went to jail for their participation in the cover-up. The current Attorney General received a Contempt of Congress citation for his failure to provide information about one of the administration’s many scandals and during a recent speech to the National Action Network, a group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, asked “What Attorney General has ever had to deal with that kind of treatment?” Does the name John Mitchell ring a bell? He was Nixon’s Attorney General.

Holder apparently believes that the charges hurled at him and President Obama are mostly based on the color of their skin. We live in a nation that has a black President, a black Attorney General, and a black member of the Supreme Court, to name just a few Afro-Americans who have made it to the topmost circles of power. There are 43 black members of the House and one in the Senate. I grew up in a nation where blacks could not eat in certain restaurants, get a room at a hotel, and even had separate drinking fountains. I witnessed the Civil Rights era and these, for black Americans, are the best of times in the long history of our nation.

For nearly all Americans, however, these are far from the best of times. In 1981 President Reagan pulled the nation out of a recession and set it on a path of prosperity that lasted well in the Clinton years. A financial crisis occurred in the last year of President Bush’s second term. If President Obama didn’t want to “inherit” that, he should not have run for office, but he spent his entire first term blaming the economy and everything else on Bush to the point where he made himself look foolish. And then he was reelected!

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Obama orders probe of bungled execution, but silent on Benghazi

by Jim Kouri on Sunday, May 4th, 2014

This is article 7 of 8 in the topic Death Penalty

President Barack Obama on Friday displayed outrage and disgust over reports about an Oklahoma murderer’s bungled execution, but had no comments regarding the released email that suggests his administration attempted to mislead the public about the vicious murder of four Americans in the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, according to news reports.

President Obama stated that the gummed up execution of the convicted murderer,Clayton Lockett, is evidence of serious problems with states that have capital punishment. As a result, he ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a full investigation.

Lockett was being executed for his heinous murder of a young woman whom he wounded and then buried alive. While he was being put to death, the murderer’s body began to shake violently. He died later from what is described as a heart attack.

“I’m sure Holder won’t have any hesitation with going on a witch hunt in his ongoing efforts to rid America of the death penalty. When it comes to protecting killers, terrorists and other psychopaths, there’s never been a better attorney general,” said former police officer Iris Aquino, who served as an undercover narcotics officer.

“One can only wish that President Obama had such passion in his administration’s task of identifying, locating and killing the Libyan terrorists who killed four brave — and innocent — Americans in 2012. I believe this president’s priorities are screwed up to say the least,” Steve Rodgers, a former director of security and police detective, stated.

Obama said during a news conference that he supports use of the death penalty in certain cases and that Lockett’s criminal actions were heinous in nature.

However, Obama went on to say application of the death penalty is problematic due to racial bias and the incidents in which years later death row inmates are found to be not guilty. Lockett was an African American. Obama claims he’s directing Attorney General Eric Holder for an analysis of states’ use of the death penalty.

Meanwhile, news about the select House of Representatives committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attack and the alleged cover up and deception met with silence from Obama and Holder, but garnered harsh criticism from Democrat leaders such as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Rep. Pelosi said to reporters, “Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi. Why aren’t we talking about something else?”

But a former military intelligence officer and police detective, Sidney Franes, reacted to Pelosi by answering her statement: “We had four Americans murdered by savages in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012, that’s why we aren’t talking about something else. Four patriotic Americans — unlike political hack Nancy Pelosi — died in Benghazi.”

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