Post Tagged with: "department of justice"

Cop Fires More Than A Dozen Rounds Into Car Full Of Black Teens (VIDEO)

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Newly released video shows a Chicago cop pumping a car full of Black teens with more than a dozen bullets. Here we go again.

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Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Defended Actions While On Scene: ‘He Gave Me No Choice’

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It seems this officer has a major issue with personal responsibility. Victim blaming only goes so far when speaking about a 12-year-old with a toy gun.

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These Republicans Pushed Hard For (And Passed) Pro-Medical Marijuana Legislation

These Republicans Pushed Hard For (And Passed) Pro-Medical Marijuana Legislation

These Republican lawmakers thrashed their own party for their rank hypocrisy on state’s rights and the doctor-patient relationship. Giving credit where credit is due.

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Gov. Brown Wants To Deliver Poor From ‘Hellhole Of Desperation’ – Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Fines

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Corrupt government practices have dug the poor into this hole. Government reforms need to pull them out.

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Loretta Lynch Should Charge Wall Street Bankers For High Crimes

Loretta Lynch Should Charge Wall Street Bankers For High Crimes

Loretta Lynch should tie up one very loose end of the Obama Administration: charge Wall Street Bankers for the 2008 meltdown.

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DOJ Says Over 95 Percent Of Testimony From FBI Forensic Unit Was Flawed (VIDEO)

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Over the course of three decades, the FBI Laboratory’s microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in nearly every criminal trial they were involved with.

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Victim’s Parents Issue Plea: No Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

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How could anyone turn a deaf ear to this impassioned plea?

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Eric Holder Memo To DOJ Staff: Quit Hiring Hookers

Eric Holder Memo To DOJ Staff: Quit Hiring Hookers

Eric Holder had to send an unbelievably embarrassing memo to his DOJ staff that shouldn’t even be necessary, telling them not to hire prostitutes.

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Arizona’s Polygamous Moms Throw Chickens To Keep Former Cult Member From Retrieving Her Kids (VIDEO)

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Well, when chickens are all you’ve got …

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These Newly Released Emails Show Just How Deeply Racist Ferguson’s Justice System Is

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The Justice Department referenced some of these emails in their report on Ferguson. Now, we get to see what some of them actually said.

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Conservative Writer Slams Conservative Response To DOJ Report On Ferguson

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A writer for Erick Erickson’s “Red State” read the entire DOJ report on Ferguson. The way he read it, and the conclusions he came to, are absolutely shocking.

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Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

“The time has come to end the practice of using law enforcement as a cash register, a practice that has impacted too many Americans and has disproportionately affected minority and low-income communities.”

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7 Racist Emails From Ferguson Officials And Other Tidbits From DOJ Report

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The Department of Justice report proves the FPD doesn’t think #Black Lives Matter

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Man Loses Half His Skull After Jailers Refuse Medical Treatment For Sinus Infection (VIDEO)

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It doesn’t matter why Robby Valentine was doing time in an Oklahoma county jail. No judge sentenced him to death. No jury sentenced him to undergo a lobotomy. This is the definition of ‘cruel and unusual punishment.’

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NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

It looks as though Darren Wilson will not have any charges pressed against him by the Justice Department after all.

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In Surprise Move, Department Of Justice Ends Controversial Civil Seizure Program (VIDEO)

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The practice of seizing a suspects property for auction has been a lucrative business, allowing billions to be taken from people without ever being convicted of a crime, ends today.

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President Obama Ends Social Security Benefits For Nazis

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And with that, President Obama yanked away the income of some of the most horrendous people in the world’s history.

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Innocent Man ‘Accidentally’ Shot In Back By Officer From Troubled Albuquerque PD

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During a burglary investigation, an Albuquerque police officer somehow managed to shoot an innocent man in the back. This troubled police department is once again investigating one of their own.

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Casinos And Weed: Feds Give Tribes Green Light To Grow And Sell Marijuana

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Soon it may only be a short drive to the local Indian reservation to buy something to help you forget your woes.

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Senior Bush Officials Must Be Prosecuted For Torture Says U.N. Human Rights Expert

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“As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice.” – Ben Emmerson, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

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