Category Archives: Department of Justice

Wednesday Open Thread | But, I thought the GOP didn’t believe in ‘Big Government’.

DOJ orders company to turn over 1.3 million IP addresses of resistance website visitors BY Jessica Chia NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 5:03 AM The Justice Department is ordering a web-hosting provider to turn over the IP … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Voter SUPPRESSION is REAL….Voter FRAUD is NOT

Case in point, Indiana. Republicans limiting early voting in Marion County, letting it bloom in suburbs Fatima Hussein, fatima.hussein@indystar.com Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 10, 2017 State and local Republicans have expanded early voting in GOP-dominated areas and restricted it … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Department of Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , | 87 Comments

This is why Attorney General White Citizens Council Won’t Resign. Living out his White Supremacist Fantasies

RESIGN? You gotta be kidding me. He’s living out all his White Supremacist fantasies. To everyone who voted for this…PHUCK YOU. From The New York Times: Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions By CHARLIE SAVAGE AUG. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Trump slams AG Jeff Sessions in NYT Interview

President Donald Trump said he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known he’d recuse himself from the Russia investigation, and warned that special counsel Robert Mueller would cross a red line if he expanded the … Continue reading

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Andrew Goldstein—public corruption chief is joining Mueller’s team

A top New York federal prosecutor is joining the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the former FBI director leading an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election, a senior Justice Department official with knowledge of the matter … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Sally Yates learned about Trump’s #MuslimBan by ‘reading about it on the internet.’

Worth watching the whole clip. Sally Yates learned about Trump's travel ban by 'reading about it on the internet.' pic.twitter.com/nKTLyHOOkT — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 29, 2017 Sally Yates: Trump administration behavior should be alarming to us as a country … Continue reading

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VP Mike Pence hires outside lawyer to handle Russia probe

Vice President Pence has hired an outside attorney to help handle inquiries relating to federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence has retained the services of Richmond, Va.-based attorney Richard Cullen, the chairman of the … Continue reading

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