Ex-Im May Be About to Expire, But Its Objections to Scrutiny Continue
Ex-Im might be on the verge of expiring for now, but they’re still up to their old tricks — this time, stonewalling transparency advocates. Politico Pro recently reported on a pending lawsuit against the bank for “accidently” deleting text messages …
Federal Judge Refuses to Lift Injunction Against Obama’s November Executive Amnesty
Federal judge Andrew Hanen has declined to lift his injunction against President Obama’s November executive amnesty, ruling yesterday that the government has not “shown any credible reason for why this Directive necessitates immediate implementation.” The ruling is a temporary …
Holder: I’m Prepared to Dismantle the Ferguson Police Force
Despite a Justice Department report clearing police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric Holder says he will do everything he can to change the law enforcement culture in Ferguson, Mo. If he feels the …
Holder’s Damaging ‘Disparate Impact’ Gambit
Eric Holder’s Justice Department is about to charge the Ferguson Police Department with racial bias, reports the New York Times. The Ferguson police will then face a choice: Agree to costly and cumbersome oversight by Justice Department lawyers, none …
Reporters Should Just CC Eric Holder onAll E-Mails From Now On
The last Morning Jolt of the week features a look at Lois Lerner, and the cowboy hero that President Obama seeks to emulate, and#…#
Eric Holder: Sure, I’m Cool With Snooping Around in James Rosen’s E-Mails
Remember how …
Who Still Has Faith in Eric Holder?
From the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt:
Holder Melts Down
Can anyone, with a straight face, argue that Eric Holder should remain as Attorney General, and the country can have faith in his abilities and judgment in the coming …
We Weren’t Invited to Holder’s Going-Away Party, but We Approve of It
With yesterday’s Senate confirmation of Loretta Lynch, Attorney General Eric Holder will finally be leaving the Justice Department building soon. After six years, he leaves behind a demoralized department that has been politicized to an unprecedented degree.
Did the DOJ Lie to Judge Hanen?
When federal judge Andrew Hanen, of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas, issued an injunction temporarily blocking President Obama’s most recent executive amnesty as of February 16, he did not choose the date arbitrarily. To …
DoJ’s Ferguson Report: ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Claims Are ‘Inaccurate’
A new Department of Justice report on the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. last year confirms that Brown did not surrender with his hands up as he approached police officer Darren Wilson.
In the aftermath of Brown’s …
Justice Is Blind . . . and Sometimes Deaf and Mute
The scoreboard at the end of the week:
U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Still jailed in Mexico.
Bowe Bergdahl: Back on active duty, now out in public.
The Taliban Five: At large.
Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas: Detained for several …
All of Obama’s Scandals Are Ultimately About Information Control
There’s really no reason for the press to suggest that the recent slew of scandals involving the Obama administration — Benghazi, the AP phone-record seizure, the snooping in James Rosen’s e-mail, the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups, and …