Post Tagged with: "department of justice"

Surveillance Tape Shows John Crawford Was Shopping When Police Gunned Him Down In Ohio Walmart

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I first wrote about John Crawford on August 7, after learning of his shooting death in a Walmart store, in Beaver Creek, Ohio. While much of the nation’s attention has been centered around the horrible shooting death of Michael Brown, and the ongoing protests in Ferguson, John Crawford’s death also […]

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GOP Senator Defeated Tea Party Challenger Thanks To African American Turnout (VIDEO)

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Last night’s GOP Primary in the state of Mississippi was preceded by a great deal of mud slinging – in the end, the Tea Party ended up with dirt on its face.

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WATCH: Was Alfred Wright Killed By Texas White Supremacists? Justice Department Now Investigating Death

Photo of Alfred Wright with his wife Lauren Wright (inset, Wright with his son) from Twitter via IBTimes.

Alfred Wright, a man who went missing in Jasper Texas, was found with a slit throat, missing an ear and teeth. Officials ruled his death a ‘drug overdose.’

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Look Who Wants Banks To Take Marijuana Money

Illustration of Eric Holder cc 2012  by Donkey Hotey. http://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/

Eric Holder announced that the DOJ will update federal banking policies, making it possible for banks to serve legal pot sellers without fear of prosecution.

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U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

   Anyone who has followed the economic breakdown since 2008 has pondered a simple question. Why haven’t any bank executives been prosecuted? U.S District Judge Jed Rakoff asks the same question in a recent piece published in the New York Review of Books. It has been five years since the […]

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Mississippi County Gets Civil Rights Lesson From A Harassed Sikh Truck Driver

Mississippi County Gets Civil Rights Lesson From A Harassed Sikh Truck Driver

In a move that Mississippi might be regretting, a Sikh man was arrested and humiliated in the state over refusing to remove religious attire.

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Department Of Justice Joins Growing List Of State And Federal Agencies Investigating Michele Bachmann

Department Of Justice Joins Growing List Of State And Federal Agencies Investigating Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann, who is already under investigation is now the subject of an additional investigation, being carried out by the US Department of Justice.

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Huge Step Forward For Cannabis Advocates As DOJ Won’t Interfere With States’ Legalization

Huge Step Forward For Cannabis Advocates As DOJ Won’t Interfere With States’ Legalization

Attorney General Eric Holder called the governors of Colorado and Washington Wednesday morning with the surprising yet welcome announcement over marijuana.

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Misleading Headlines About Obama Granting Immunity For Bush War Crimes Are Not Accurate

Misleading Headlines About Obama Granting Immunity For Bush War Crimes Are Not Accurate

As the story goes, President Obama or the Department of Justice (depending on which source you are looking at) have filed court documents granting the Bush administration immunity for war crimes. Looking closely at the case in question and reading through the court documents which are cited as sources for […]

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DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

Attorney General Eric Holder believes there is plenty of bite left in the Voting Rights Act to effectively take on states with a history of discrimination.

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Bobby Jindal Lets His State Starve But Freaks When Federal Funds For Religious Group Are Revoked

Jindal decided he'd be better off committing political suicide by pandering to racists within the GOP to curry favor with them as we move toward 2016.

Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana has come out in support of an unconstitutional program to use public funds to fund religious studies in schools.

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Cry Me A River: Fox News’ Roger Ailes Upset By Legitimate Investigation Into Leaks

Cry Me A River: Fox News’ Roger Ailes Upset By Legitimate Investigation Into Leaks

Roger Ailes dreamed of a news network to fight for TRUE American values, the white knight in the fight against the evil Democratic Party.

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Another Obama ‘Scandal’? Nope… GOP Rep Claims Responsibility For AP Surveillance (VIDEO)

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC); image@PoorRichard’sNews

‘They are doing what we asked them to do, investigate the leak.’ – Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) on DoJ surveillance of Associated Press.

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Aaron Swartz – Reddit Co-founder, Internet Pioneer, Information Activist – Commits Suicide At 26

Aaron Schwartz @ Neowin.net

An ardent activist for open information and progressive causes – zealously pursued by the Dept. of Justice and criminalized as a self-serving ‘hacker.’

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School-To-Prison Pipeline: Kids Arrested For ‘Making Adults Mad’

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The so-called ‘crimes’ committed by these children can range from school fights and disorderly conduct to wearing the wrong color of socks to school.

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Obama – Prosecuting Recreational Marijuana ‘Does Not Make Sense’

Obama – Prosecuting Recreational Marijuana ‘Does Not Make Sense’

Obama says the Dept. of Justice has ‘bigger fish to fry’ than to waste time punishing weed possession.

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Department of Justice Sending Attorneys To Monitor Polls – Campaigns Prepare For Election Litigation

Department of Justice Sending Attorneys To Monitor Polls – Campaigns Prepare For Election Litigation

By sending nearly 800 employees to monitor polling while both campaigns prepare for protracted litigation, could America turn violent in this election?

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MoveOn Calls For Criminal Investigation Into Mitt’s Lies About Time At Bain Capital

MoveOn Calls For Criminal Investigation Into Mitt’s Lies About Time At Bain Capital

Mitt’s lies are catching up with him. Will the Department of Justice act on it?

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Is ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ Perjuring Himself In His Testimony? (VIDEO)

Is ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ Perjuring Himself In His Testimony? (VIDEO)

The case takes a new twist when Joe Arpaio claims the racist elements of his book were written by someone else

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Top Ten Reasons Texas Has George W. Bush On Ineligible To Vote List

Top Ten Reasons Texas Has George W. Bush On Ineligible To Vote List

There are several reasons that Texas may want to prevent Dubya from voting. Here are the top ten:

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