VIDEO: Obama DOJ AG Holder Wants Gun Owners To Wear Tracking Bracelets

April 8, 2014 at 10:10 am

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And who be in charge of the compulsory ‘gun tracking bracelets’? The anti-2nd amendment Obama regime…that’s who. Making the decision makers in control of who they deem fit to be armed. Those who control the technology controlling the guns will have the ability to control the guns?? An off switch with the capability to disarm legal gun owners at any given moment?? Making it for all intents and purposes an underhanded end run around the constitution nullifying the 2nd amendment.
A chilling thought is it not?

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“I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get passed those common sense reforms last year, Vice President Biden and I had a meeting with a group of technology people and we talked about how guns can be made more safe.”

“By making them either through finger print identification, the gun talks to a bracelet or something that you might wear, how guns can be used only by the person who is lawfully in possession of the weapon.”

“It’s those kinds of things that I think we want to try to explore so that we can make sure that people have the ability to enjoy their Second Amendment rights, but at the same time decreasing the misuse of weapons that lead to the kinds of things that we see on a daily basis.”

More here and here.
Twitter blowback:

 

Obama DOJ Civil Rights Nominee Cop Killer Advocate Debo Adegbile Fails To Clear Test Vote In Democrat Controlled Senate

March 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm


Right on!

(Fox) –Senate Democrats failed to muster enough support to push a controversial Justice Department nominee past a key test vote on Wednesday, leaving the nomination stalled amid bipartisan concerns about his past work on behalf of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.

The nomination of Debo Adegbile for head of the Civil Rights Division was blocked, on a 47-52 vote.

Adegbile needed just 51 senators to support him in order to advance to a final vote. In anticipation of a tight vote, Vice President Biden even attended in case he was needed by his Democratic colleagues to break a tie. But it did not get to that point, as a total of seven Democrats peeled off, joining a united Republican opposition.
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At issue is Adegbile’s work with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund on behalf of Abu-Jamal. Perhaps America’s most well-known cop killer, he was convicted for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia officer Daniel Faulkner. The case has attracted celebrity and media attention for decades, amid claims that Abu-Jamal faced racial discrimination. Abu-Jamal’s death sentence was eventually overturned, but his conviction stands.

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Republicans and law enforcement groups like the Fraternal Order of Police were staunchly opposed. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., questioned Tuesday whether Adegbile could be counted on to advocate for the civil rights “of all Americans,” if confirmed to the post of Civil Rights Division director.

The president of the Fraternal Order of Police has called the nomination a “thumb in the eye of our nation’s law enforcement officers.”

Faulkner’s widow, Maureen Faulkner, has adamantly opposed the nomination and lobbied senators to vote “no.”
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Obama nominated Adegbile to succeed Thomas Perez in the DOJ post, after Perez was confirmed for Labor secretary
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Adegbile is the first Obama nominee to fail on a Senate test vote since Democrats pushed through changes that allow certain nominees to clear that hurdle with a simple majority, as opposed to the customary 60 votes.

Additional details on Faulkner murder case via Front Page Magazine:

Interestingly, Adegbile has a personal story that’s similar to Obama’s. The DoJ nominee was raised by a single mother in the absence of her son’s Nigerian father, reports the Washington Post.

Under Adegbile’s leadership, NAACP LDF acted in several legal proceedings for the black leftist folk hero who has parlayed his 1981 murder of white Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner into a career behind bars. Born Wesley Cook, the former Black Panther often referred to affectionately in radical circles as simply “Mumia,” enjoys celebrity status on the Left and is a frequent guest speaker at college commencement ceremonies.

“The question of Abu-Jamal’s guilt is not a close call,” according to John Fund. “Two hospital workers testified that Abu-Jamal confessed to them: ‘I shot the motherf***er, and I hope the motherf***er dies.’ His brother, William, has never testified to his brother’s innocence even though he was at the scene of the crime. Abu-Jamal himself chose not to testify in his own defense.”

As Faulkner tried to arrest Abu-Jamal’s brother during a traffic stop, Abu-Jamal shot the policeman once in the back and then stood over him and shot him four more times at close range, once directly in the face. Multiple eyewitnesses were present during the crime.

Continued >>>

UPDATE:

Lois Lerner: “Tea Party Is Very Dangerous” IRS Emails Support Targeting Claims [UPDATED With Email]

March 5, 2014 at 10:11 am

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UPDATE: Greta shares the email via Twitter. Note the “Cincy” part.

Previously:

VIDEO: Lois Lerner Pleads The 5th AGAIN (IRS Hearing – Mar 5, 2014)

How Convenient! Senior IRS Offical Lois Lerner To Plead The 5th–Issa Issues Subpoena Anyway

IRS Hearing Darrell Issa: ‘Did Lois Lerner Waive Her Right To Take The 5th?’ [Video]

IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses To Testify At IRS Hearing Pleads The 5th [Video]

Emails From Lois Lerner Show IRS, FEC Colluded To Target Conservative Groups

 

FLASHBACK 2010: Lois Lerner “IRS Smoking Gun” Video?

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Bombshell! Memo Reveals Obama IRS Focusing On Targeting Conservatives In 2012

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‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

FLASHBACK 2010: Lois Lerner “IRS Smoking Gun” Video?

March 5, 2014 at 9:56 am

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See: Learning the Cost of Lois Lerner’s Pension

Previously:

VIDEO: Lois Lerner Pleads The 5th AGAIN (IRS Hearing – Mar 5, 2014)

How Convenient! Senior IRS Offical Lois Lerner To Plead The 5th–Issa Issues Subpoena Anyway

IRS Hearing Darrell Issa: ‘Did Lois Lerner Waive Her Right To Take The 5th?’ [Video]

IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses To Testify At IRS Hearing Pleads The 5th [Video]

Emails From Lois Lerner Show IRS, FEC Colluded To Target Conservative Groups

Related:

100% Of 501(c)(4) Groups Audited By Obama’s IRS Were CONSERVATIVE!

Bombshell! Memo Reveals Obama IRS Focusing On Targeting Conservatives In 2012

Whoa! Attorney Cleta Mitchell Bitch Slaps Obama & IRS HARD –DOJ Investigation On IRS Targeting “Non-Existent Sham” [VIDEO]

‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

Emails From Lois Lerner Show IRS, FEC Colluded To Target Conservative Groups

March 5, 2014 at 9:32 am
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American Future Fund founder discusses with Greta how the FEC and IRS colluded to target the group.

Emails from Lois Lerner, the embattled IRS head of the Tax Exempt Division, to an attorney at the FEC show the 2 agencies colluded to target various conservative Tea Party groups.

Those emails show that an attorney in the FEC’s Enforcement division in at least one case sought and received tax information about the status of a conservative group, the American Future Fund, before recommending that the FEC prosecute it for violations of campaign-finance law

Dave Camp and House Ways and Means is asking Danny Werfel to turn over those emails for the period of 2008-2012 before the deadline of Aug 14th. The committee discovered the email exchanges during investigations into the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups and other politically-oriented organizations applying for tax-exempt status.

“The American public is entitled to know whether the IRS is inappropriately sharing their confidential tax information,” wrote committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich. “During the course of the committee’s investigation of political targeting by the Internal Revenue Service, the committee identified electronic mail between a high-ranking official at the IRS and the Federal Elections Commission that brings into question whether the IRS has inappropriately shared confidential tax information with the FEC.”

In the exchanges, the attorney acknowledges he cannot ask for information about tax-exempt applications, but asks whether American Future Fund and American Issues Project had received exempt status.

Several months ago . . . I spoke with you about the American Future Fund, a 501(c)(4) organization that had submitted an exemption application the IRS [sic],” the FEC attorney wrote Lerner in February 2009.

In violation of federal law, Lerner replied in a Feb. 3, 2009 email: “What can we do to help here“, suggesting strongly she provided the tax data in violation of Rule 6103, which prohibits the IRS from sharing confidential taxpayer information.

The emails also show the FEC attorney as saying “When we spoke last July, you had told us that the American Future Fund had not received an exemption letter from the IRS.”

New E-mails Expose IRS Lois Lerner Targeting Tea Party – Katie Pavlich v. Julie Roginsky – 9-13-13:
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Previously:

VIDEO: Lois Lerner Refuses To Answer Questions About IRS Targeting Pleads The 5th AGAIN (Mar 5, 2014)

How Convenient! Senior IRS Offical Lois Lerner To Plead The 5th–Issa Issues Subpoena Anyway

IRS Hearing Darrell Issa: ‘Did Lois Lerner Waive Her Right To Take The 5th?’ [Video]

IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses To Testify At IRS Hearing Pleads The 5th [Video]( May 2013)

100% Of 501(c)(4) Groups Audited By Obama’s IRS Were CONSERVATIVE!

Bombshell! Memo Reveals Obama IRS Focusing On Targeting Conservatives In 2012

Whoa! Attorney Cleta Mitchell Bitch Slaps Obama & IRS HARD –DOJ Investigation On IRS Targeting “Non-Existent Sham” [VIDEO]

‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

VIDEO: Lois Lerner Refuses To Testify About IRS Targeting Pleads The 5th AGAIN (Mar 5, 2014)

March 5, 2014 at 9:09 am
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Previously:

How Convenient! Senior IRS Offical Lois Lerner To Plead The 5th–Issa Issues Subpoena Anyway

IRS Hearing Darrell Issa: ‘Did Lois Lerner Waive Her Right To Take The 5th?’ [Video]

IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses To Testify At IRS Hearing Pleads The 5th [Video]

Related:

100% Of 501(c)(4) Groups Audited By Obama’s IRS Were CONSERVATIVE!

Bombshell! Memo Reveals Obama IRS Focusing On Targeting Conservatives In 2012

Whoa! Attorney Cleta Mitchell Bitch Slaps Obama & IRS HARD –DOJ Investigation On IRS Targeting “Non-Existent Sham” [VIDEO]

‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

‘Coalition of African American Pastors’ Call For Holder’s Impeachment [VIDEO]

February 25, 2014 at 2:06 pm

(CNSNews.com) – A coalition of black pastors announced on Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that they are launching a campaign to gather one million signatures on a petition calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for violating his oath of office by trying “to coerce states to fall in line with the same-sex ‘marriage’ agenda.”

“President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have turned their backs on the values the American people hold dear, values particularly cherished in the black community: values like marriage, which should be strengthened and promoted, rather than weakened and undermined,” says a statement by the Coalition of African American Pastors that has been posted online with their impeachment petition.

“Our nation calls for the building up of a healthier marriage culture; instead, our elected leaders are bent on destroying marriage, remaking it as a genderless institution and reorienting it to be all about the desires of adults rather than the needs of children,” says the coalition.

“In pursuing this intention, the president and his administration are trampling the rule of law.Attorney General Holder in particular has used the influence of his office and role as the chief law enforcement figure in our nation to try to coerce states to fall in line with the same-sex ‘marriage’ agenda,” says the coalition. Millions of voters in 30 states have voted to defend marriage as the union of one man and one woman, but Attorney General Holder is attempting single-handedly to throw those votes away!

“For abandoning the oath he swore in taking office and his duty to defend the common good, Attorney General Holder should be impeached by Congress,” says the coalition. “CAAP is calling on all men and women of good will to sign the following petition urging Congress to take action against the Attorney General’s lawlessness today!”

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100% Of 501(c)(4) Groups Audited By Obama’s IRS Were CONSERVATIVE!

February 13, 2014 at 10:35 am

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“There were some boneheaded decisions. Not even mass corruption. Not even a smidgen of corruption.”
O’Reilly Obama pre-game Superbowl interview (Feb 2, 2014)

The Wall Street Journal reports:

obama irs attack dog conservative enemies list

INDOCTRINATION “They’ll warn that tyranny always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices.” –Obama (Ohio State University commencement address – May 2013)

–A Republican House committee chairman said the Internal Revenue Service targeted tax-exempt conservative groups for audits, widening the scope of GOP ire over the agency’s oversight of political activities.

House Democrats pushed back, saying Republicans were seeking to use the IRS controversy to score political points with their conservative base in an election year.

The IRS has been under scrutiny since an inspector general’s report last May found that the agency had targeted conservative groups for lengthy and heavy-handed review of their applications to become tax-exempt organizations under section 501(c) 4 of the tax code. The controversy led to significant management shakeups at the IRS and generated a slew of congressional investigations, some of which are still going on.

On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R., Mich.) said his committee’s continuing investigation has found that the IRS also singled out established conservative tax-exempt groups for audits.

“We now know that the IRS targeted not only right-leaning applicants, but also right-leaning groups that were already operating as 501(c)(4)s,” Mr. Camp said in a statement. “At Washington, DC’s direction, dozens of groups operating as 501(c)(4)s were flagged for IRS surveillance, including monitoring of the groups’ activities, websites and any other publicly available information. Of these groups, 83% were right-leaning. And of the groups the IRS selected for audit, 100% were right-leaning.

H/T Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit who has more here.

Directly related:

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‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

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Also see:

Obama’s ‘IRS Enemies List’ — Updated Chronology

Bombshell! 2012 Treasury Dept Email To Lois Lerner Reveals IRS Focused On Targeting Conservatives

February 7, 2014 at 1:34 pm

There was some bone-headed decisions……Not even mass corruption. Not even a smidgeon of corruption.”
– Obama to Bill O’Reilly Feb. 2, 2014

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‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

Whoa! Attorney Cleta Mitchell Bitch Slaps Obama & IRS HARD –DOJ Investigation On IRS Targeting “Non-Existent Sham” [VIDEO]

‘True The Vote’ Founder: “I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated” [Video & Transcript]

February 7, 2014 at 9:19 am

“Protect the people. Restore liberty to the people. We will not be silenced.”

It is painfully clear the Obama Regime has been systematically targeting conservative groups with impunity covered in a web of LIES.

Demand accountability America,demand justice be served, lest you be next on their ‘enemies list’.

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angry-woman-1 2CATHERINE ENGELBRECHT, TRUE THE VOTE: Good morning Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee. My name is Catherine Engelbrecht. I am the Chairwoman of True the Vote, a nonprofit election integrity organization; the Founder of King Street Patriots, a citizen-led liberty group; and President of Engelbrecht Manufacturing.

Thank you for this opportunity to share my story with you today, though at the outset it must be said that it is a story with a central theme shared by countless thousands of other Americans who haven’t yet been heard from, though I pray they will be. It must be made publicly known that across this country citizens just like me are being targeted by an administration willing to take any action necessary to silence opposition.

I am an average American who, prior to 2009, had never been active in the processes of government; but, after volunteering to work at the polls in Texas in the 2009 elections I saw fundamental procedural problems that I felt could not go unaddressed. So, I started True the Vote, an organization that grew into a national movement to ensure that every American voter has an opportunity to participate in elections that are free and fair.

My life before I spoke out for good government stands in stark contrast to the life I now lead. As a wife, a mother, and small businesswoman working with my husband, raising our children and participating in my church and PTA, the government collected my taxes and left me and my family in peace. But when I helped found and led True the Vote and King Street Patriots, I found myself a target of this federal government.

Shortly after filing IRS forms to establish 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organizations, an assortment of federal entities – including law enforcement agencies and a Congressman from Maryland, Elijah Cummings – came knocking at my door.

In nearly two decades of running our small business, my husband and I never dealt with any government agency, outside of filing our annual tax returns. We had never been audited, we had never been investigated, but all that changed upon submitting applications for the non-profit statuses of True the Vote and King Street Patriots. Since that filing in 2010, my private businesses, my nonprofit organizations, and family have been subjected to more than 15 instances of audit or inquiry by federal agencies.

In 2011, my personal and business tax returns were audited by the Internal Revenue Service, each audit going back for a number of years.

In 2012, my business was subjected to inspection by OSHA, on a select occasion when neither my husband nor I were present, and though the agency wrote that it found nothing serious or significant, it still issued fines in excess of $20,000.

In 2012 and again in 2013 the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms conducted comprehensive audits at my place business.

Beginning in 2010, the FBI contacted my nonprofit organization on six separate occasions – wanting to cull through membership manifests in conjunction with domestic terrorism cases. They eventually dropped all matters and have now redacted nearly all my files.

All of these incursions into my affairs began after filing applications for tax-exemption. There is no other remarkable event, no other reason, to explain away how for decades I went unnoticed, but now find myself on the receiving end of interagency coordination into and against all facets of my life, both public and private.

Bear in mind, distinguished ladies and gentlemen of this sub-committee, these events were occurring while the IRS was subjecting me to multiple rounds of abusive inquiries, with requests to provide every Facebook and Twitter entry I’d every posted, questions about my political aspirations, and demands to know the names of every group I’d ever made presentations to, the content of what I’d said, and where I intended to speak for the coming year. The answers to these sorts of questions are not of interest to the typical IRS analyst, but they are of great interest to a political machine that puts its own survival above the civil liberties of any private citizen.

This government attacked me because of my political beliefs, but I refuse to be cast as a victim; not to the IRS, not to the FBI, not to OSHA, not to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, or to any other government agency. I am not a victim, because to be a victim is to accept that I have no options. I do have options and I intend to use them all to the fullest extent of my capabilities.

As an American citizen, I am part of a country that still believes in freedom of speech, and so I will continue to speak out; here in Congress and all across this country, I will continue to press in every legal way possible, as I did by filing suit against the Internal Revenue Service. No American citizen should be willing to accept a government that uses its power against its own people.

I also refuse to let a precedent be set that allows Members of Congress, particularly the Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, to misrepresent this governing body in an effort to demonize and intimidate citizens. Three times, Representative Elijah Cummings sent letters to True the Vote, demanding much of the same information that the IRS had requested. Hours after sending letters, he would appear on cable news and publicly defame me and my organization. Such tactics are unacceptable. It is for these reasons that immediately after this hearing I am filing a formal complaint with the House Office of Congressional Ethics and asking for a full investigation.

After all the tyranny, all the things that have been done to my organizations, to my family and to me; many people would have quit. And, Mr. Chairman, many Americans have quit. I have heard, over and over, that people are afraid to tell their stories because of what has or might happen to them and their families at the hands of our own government.

But know this, my experiences at the hands of this government in these last five years have made me more determined than ever to stand before you and America and say I will not retreat.

I will not surrender.

I refuse to be intimidated.

I will not ask for permission to exercise my Constitutional rights.

I come before you today Mr. Chairman, on behalf of Americans just like me, asking for a solution to end this ugly chapter of political intimidation. There was a time when people of goodwill were encouraged to participate in the processes of government; not targeted because of it. I applaud Congressman Issa and Jordan’s request of the Internal Revenue Service to withdraw a proposed regulation limiting political speech by nonprofit organizations. That action should be taken quickly and without fail, because if allowed to pass, these new regulations will effectively codify into law the very practices that bring me here today. If those regulations pass, non-profit organizations across the country will be destroyed. No American, regardless of their political affiliation, should support the silencing of political speech.

Beyond ending the proposed IRS regulations, I ask you – I implore you – as representatives to the people of this great nation, to pass a law that protects all citizens of this country from the increasing use of such abusive practices.

Pass a law that exposes government officials who trample on the rights of ordinary citizens. Do not allow them to continue to cower behind a veil of secrecy, abuse, unethical and unfair behavior. Send the President a bill that makes public, at the option of persons and entities regulated, all communication between government agencies and those they regulate. No restricted, redacted, selectively released files; give us a truly transparent process. Stop hiding behind privacy rules meant only to protect the government.

Protect the people.

Restore liberty to the people.

We will not be silenced.

Thank you Mr. Chairman and Committee Members for allowing me this opportunity to share my testimony with you today.

Via RCP

True The Vote.org

On Twitter: @TrueTheVote

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