Tag Archives: Department of Justice

Why is Former Congressman Bob Barr Advising Baby Doc Duvalier

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Former U.S. congressman Bob Barr, is advising Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier how to unlock frozen funds in Swiss banks after Duvalier fled to France amid a 1986 rebellion. Baby Doc Duvalier “is very interested in trying … Continue reading

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41 Obama White House Aides Owe the IRS $831,000 in Back Taxes

Friday, September 10, 2010 According to the Los Angeles Times, the Obama White House is awash with tax cheats. Confirming the widely held view among us regular folks that Washington DC and its population of opportunistic Federal transients who see … Continue reading

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U.S. Justice Department Prepares to Challenge Arizona’s New Immigration Law

Thursday, May 27, 2010 The U.S. Justice Department is preparing a legal challenge to Arizona’s controversial new immigration law arguing it is unconstitutional because it impinges on the Federal government’s authority to police the nation’s borders. Also in the works, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Chance to Reshape Judiciary is Slipping Away

Monday, March 15, 2010 Early hopes for the Obama administration to reshape the nation’s judiciary and reverse decades-old gains made in the Federal courts by conservatives appears close to slipping away, due to a combination of White House inattention and … Continue reading

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Justice Department Intervenes In Gay Rights Suit

Saturday, January 16, 2010 For the first time in a decade, Justice Department lawyers have moved to intervene in a lawsuit on behalf of a gay high school student who was beaten up for being effeminate. The case marks a … Continue reading

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In Domestic Spying Case, Obama DOJ’s New Arguments Are Worse than Bush’s

Thursday, April 9, 2009 The people at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) make a sobering case why President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice’s new arguments in a case involving warrantless wiretapping are much worse than those made by former president … Continue reading

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