Browsing All posts tagged under »Attorney General Eric Holder«

Goodbye Eric Holder

September 27, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ 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 […]

Politicians Talk Tough On Terrorism, But Then Do Nothing

September 19, 2014 by


By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Attorney General Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded the alarm on Monday about the escalating danger of a terrorist attack on America by ISIS and other jihadists. Too bad the Obama administration lacks the resolve or sense of urgency to meet this […]

Ferguson’s Old Grievances

August 20, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Ferguson, Missouri and its re-run of 1950s civil rights grievances has now achieved national stature with the dispatch of our black Attorney General, Eric Holder, by our black President, Barack Obama, to address the unhappiness of blacks in the community over the shooting of a 6’4”, nearly 300 pound, black teenager, […]

Eric Holder, Media-Spoiled Brat

July 16, 2014 by


By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Attorney General Eric Holder granted an exclusive interview to ABC’s “This Week” from London, where he was portrayed by ABC as deeply concerned about the global terrorist threat. What stands out from this very rare session – Holder hasn’t been on Sunday network television in four years – […]

VA Hospitals Are Now Crime Scenes

May 27, 2014 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ At this writing, the Veterans Administration scandal has engulfed 16 states and 26 hospitals. In Atlanta, widespread mismanagement caused the preventable deaths of at least three veterans. In Columbia, S.C., six vets died because of delayed colorectal-cancer screenings. And in Phoenix, some severely ill vets urinated blood and endured searing pain […]

The VA’s Deadly Bureaucratic Drones

May 17, 2014 by


By Michelle Malkin ~ At least 40 American veterans are dead thanks to bureaucratic delays at Veterans Affairs clinics. But you wouldn’t know it from the bland and bloodless demeanor of VA Secretary General Eric Shinseki at a Senate hearing Thursday. He droned on like an apathetic office manager fielding complaints about the copier’s being […]

Obama And Holder Want To Empty Federal Prisons

May 1, 2014 by


By Gregory D. Lee ~ In keeping with his Liberal ideology that criminals are not responsible for their criminal activities, President Barack Obama is preparing to make a far-reaching use of his power to grant commutations to federal “non-violent” drug convicts who have served “long” sentences. According to a Politico article, Attorney General Eric Holder […]

House Lawmakers To Holder: Launch Criminal Probe Of IRS’ Lois Lerner

April 11, 2014 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ The U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday voted along party-lines to refer the Internal Revenue Service director who continues to “plead the Fifth” regarding the IRS’ targeting of conservative organizations for excessive examination when they requested tax-exempt status, according to the committee’s press official, Sarah Swinehart. […]

Congress Spends $1.1 Trillion + More Daily Digest

January 17, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If the president alone was vested with the power of appointing all officers, and was left to select a council for himself, he would be liable to be deceived by flatterers and pretenders to patriotism.” –Roger Sherman, to John Adams, 1789 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Congress Spends $1.1 Trillion The […]

King Turning Over In His Grave

January 17, 2014 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ If you’re a public school teacher and you’re white, you’re probably a tool of institutional racism and you need to be re-educated. Don’t fret though. The Obama Administration is issuing guidelines that will help you become more conscious of your “whiteness.” Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder cautioned school districts about […]

Not News At AP Or Politico: DOJ’s Involvement In Ginning Up Anti-Zimmerman Sentiment

July 15, 2013 by


By Tom Blumer ~ Imagine if — and you’d have to imagine it, because it never happened — the George W. Bush administration had sent members of its Justice Department to a city where a black man charged with murder was claiming self-defense in the killing of a non-African-American for the purposes of ginning up […]

IRS Meets Campaign Manager

June 5, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “A clue as to whether the targeting by the IRS of Tea Party and other conservative groups was discussed at […]

Eric Holder And Occam’s Razor

June 3, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ The 14th century philosopher William of Occam gained fame for what became known as “Occam’s Razor,” an axiom often stated as, “The simplest explanation is usually the best.”  The original Latin — “Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate” — adds some nuance. This translates roughly as “One ought not posit multiple variables […]

President Snickers Loves the IRS

May 31, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.” –Alexander Hamilton Asked on Wednesday if the White House is “satisfied with the responsiveness” of IRS officials testifying before Congress, Press Secretary Jay Carney answered, “Well, that’s a broad question, but the answer is yes.” […]

Gitmo North Returns: Obama’s Shady Prison Deal

December 4, 2012 by


By Michelle Malkin ~ If you thought President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder had given up on closing Guantanamo Bay and bringing jihadists to American soil, think again. Two troubling developments on the Gitmo front should have every American on edge. The first White House maneuver took place in October, while much of the […]

Univision Scoops Big Leftmedia

October 3, 2012 by


The Foundation “I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “We may never know how many deaths, kidnappings and other criminal activities were facilitated by more than 2,000 weapons that were allowed to ‘walk’ into Mexico under the Obama […]

MSNBC Host Harris-Perry Suggests Democrats Dump Blue Dogs for a ‘More Easily Corralled’ Caucus

July 3, 2012 by


By Tim Graham ~ On Sunday morning’s Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, the host noted angrily that 17 Democrats voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to produce documents in the Fast & Furious scandal. Harris-Perry brought on Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, to […]

A Busy and Dreadful Week for the Court + More

June 29, 2012 by


  Today we take a look at several big rulings handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court. These include the travesty of a decision upholding ObamaCare, the assault on the sovereign state of Arizona, the ever-evolving definition of “cruel and unusual punishment” with regard to the sentencing of minors, and campaign cash in Montana. The […]

Watergate Redux

June 21, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ So now the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee, voting along party lines (23-17), has cited Attorney General Holder for contempt of Congress. If you are old like me, this has such a familiar feel to it. This is Watergate Redux. It was June 1972—almost exactly forty years ago—when the bungler-burglars […]

Fast and Furious: Covering up the Death of a U.S. Agent

June 21, 2012 by


By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Todd Gaziano has outlined at the Foundry the legal doctrine of executive privilege that President Obama has asserted in the congressional investigation of Operation Fast and Furious. The most important part of that doctrine to understand is that a President cannot assert executive privilege for the purpose of hiding wrongdoing […]

Titanic II — Obama’s Second Term + More

June 15, 2012 by


The Patriot Post  Digest The Foundation “It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. … For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, […]

Is Fast and Furious the Next Watergate?

May 6, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ When suspects in a crime are interrogated, they often develop memory loss. When the crime is running guns to drug cartels on both sides of the border, the crime involves the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol officer, Brian Terry, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, Jaime Zapata, and countless Mexican citizens. […]

The World After Kim Jong Il + More

December 21, 2011 by


The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” –Alexander Hamilton Editorial Exegesis “When President George W. Bush included North Korea in his ‘Axis of Evil’ along with Iraq and Iran, he was […]

Holder, Blago, Richardson: Triangle of Sleaze

December 10, 2011 by


By Michelle Malkin It was a rough week for the corruptocracy. White House officials better ho-ho-hold on tight because the sleigh ride isn’t going to get any smoother. On Wednesday, disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, D-Ill., received a 14-year prison sentence for scheming to sell President Barack Obama’s Senate office, along with several other pay-for-play […]