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Obama’s politicized, lawless executive branch

Under the administration of President Obama, as never before in my lifetime, there is reason to be a bit afraid of the federal government. I have written two books documenting Obama's abuses of power, his assaults on the Constitution, his wars against business and energy, his abominably reckless spending, his divisiveness, his renegade Justice Department, his regulatory expansion, his executive orders, his overall lawlessness, and more. Obama's conduct concerning Obamacare alone would be enough...

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Rep. Blake Farenthold on Holder: Anyone Else ‘Would Be in Jail’

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.”...

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.” “If an American citizen had not complied with one of the Justice Department subpoenas, they would be in jail, not sitting here … testifying,” Farenthold said. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/melanie-hunter/gop-congressman-holder-anyone-else-would-be-jail#sthash.NssUwRoV.dpuf

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Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Controversial DOJ Nominee on Party Lines

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Obama’s nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, who had drawn scorn from some Republicans and police unions. 

Debo Adegbile had received criticism for his involvement in the legal defense of Mumia Abu Jamal, who was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1982. 

Adegbile was approved on a 10-8 party-line vote...

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