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Judge Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents

Soon the American people may finally get some clarity about the Fast and Furious scandal.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that the Department of Justice must provide a list of documents related to the gun-running scheme that it says are protected by executive privilege. The list will be turned over to investigators at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA).

Disclosing the list will allow House investigators to challenge DOJ’s privilege claim for shielding each document, a case-by-case process that will likely result in at least some transparency into the murky program that enabled Mexican drug cartels to kill a U.S. Border Agent and scores of Mexicans.

H/T: National Review Online…[more]

August 21, 2014 • 01:38 pm
Obama’s Own Watchdogs Say Administration Violates the Law

Obama’s Own Watchdogs Say Administration Violates the Law

Added to the litany of unilateral changes made to ObamaCare...and the proposal for the president to grant amnesty by fiat to half of the nation’s illegal immigrant population, the revelations in the IG letter indicate further proof of an administration-wide disregard for the rule of law.

What Would a Real “Change Election” Look Like?

What Would a Real “Change Election” Look Like?

To be sure, Republican control of Congress virtually assures that Barack Obama’s final days in office will be devoid of any major legislative accomplishments. That’s not exactly a new development, however.

Blame Obama, Not Bush, for Today's Bloodbath in Iraq

Blame Obama, Not Bush, for Today's Bloodbath in Iraq

The Obama Doctrine in Iraq has proven undeniably disastrous, threatening to permanently snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

Senator Cruz: Secure the Border, End the Amnesty, and Celebrate Legal Immigration

Senator Cruz: Secure the Border, End the Amnesty, and Celebrate Legal Immigration

We should welcome a debate over how to secure our borders and reform the legal immigration system. That’s not a debate, however, that President Obama and his supporters are willing to have.

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