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Routine Election Monitoring Spurs ‘Suppression’ Claims From Left

November 7, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a routine pre-election action, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will monitor polling sites in a total of 35 jurisdictions in 19 states. Some left-leaning websites cast the move as a voter-suppression effort because the attorney general’s announcement talked about voter fraud. In a […]

Justice Department Weighs In To Protect Free Speech On Campus

July 26, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Christopher Baldacci ~ In the face of Orwellian speech codes on campus—and with the help of advocacy groups like Speech First Inc.—college students have been fighting to defend their First Amendment right to free speech. Now, they can count the Justice Department as one of their strongest allies. Earlier this year, […]

2 Anti-Trump FBI Officials Also Used Private Email, Their Texts Indicate

February 14, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Two FBI officials who exchanged anti-Trump text messages on government equipment during the 2016 presidential campaign also conducted official business over private email accounts, according to a Senate report. In one electronic text message on April 10, 2016, FBI official Peter Strzok told agency lawyer Lisa Page: “Gmailed you two drafts […]

Brooklyn Federal Court Sides With Apple, Emboldening Tech Giant In San Bernardino Case

March 4, 2016 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Congress, not the courts, should sort out competing claims of privacy and security in today’s high-tech communications.  In a ruling that could have ramifications for Apple’s battle with the FBI over the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, a federal magistrate-judge in Brooklyn yesterday denied the government’s request in a […]

The NSA’s Security Clearance + More -Daily Digest

January 24, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” –John Adams, the Novanglus, 1775 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS The NSA’s […]

Issa Subpoenas Holder for Fast and Furious Documents

October 13, 2011 by

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By Lachlan Markay Citing recent revelations in the investigation into a failed sting operation against Mexican drug cartels, the House’s lead investigator served Attorney General Eric Holder with a subpoena on Wednesday, requesting a range of documents related to the cross-border law enforcement effort. “Top Justice Department officials, including Attorney General Holder, know more about […]

Mexican Attorney General: “Obama More Involved in Fast & Furious Than Admitted”

October 2, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. President Barack Obama appears to be getting it from all sides regarding a government snafu dubbed Operation Fast and Furious. Besides both houses of the U.S. Congress and a number of public-interest groups investigating what is being characterized as a rogue federal law enforcement operation, Mexico’s attorney general is infuriated over […]