Obama Falsely Blames Bush for Fast and Furious

The blame game continues!  Yesterday President Obama blamed former president George Bush for the current “Fast and Furious”  government gun-running scandal during a town hall meeting hosted by Univision at  the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.  We have four dead embassy officials and a dead border patrol agent – and Obama is still blaming a video and George Bush!!!

 

 

According to the Digital Journal:

“I think it’s important for us to understand that the “Fast and Furious” program  was a field-initiated program begun under the previous administration,” the  president said. “When Eric Holder found out about it, he discontinued it. We assigned a inspector general to do a thorough report that was just issued,  confirming that in fact Eric Holder did not know about this, that he took prompt action and the people who did initiate this were held accountable,” said Mr. Obama.

 The “Fast and Furious” program was  actually started in October 2009, nine months after Obama came to office,  according to an ABC  OTUS News report.
 

While similar but more successful  programs involving ATF agents were conducted during the Bush administration they  were completely separate operations, not part of the Obama administration’s  “field-initiated program,” as Obama told the crowd. Also, there were no  Americans killed in such a program under Bush.

 After the president’s falsehood was  pointed out, White House officials did not respond to a request for comment  by media.
 
Regarding Obama’s embattled Attorney  General a White  House spokesman said inside investigators “concluded that although Attorney  General Holder was notified immediately of (Border Patrol) Agent (Brian) Terry’s  shooting and death, he was not told about the connection between the firearms  found at the scene of the shooting and Operation “Fast and Furious.”
 

We determined that Attorney General  Holder did not learn of that fact until sometime in 2011, after he received Sen.  Grassley’s January 27 letter. Senior Department officials were aware of this  significant and troubling information by December 17, 2010, but did not believe  the information was sufficiently important to alert the Attorney General about  it or to make any further inquiry regarding this development.”

Although Attorney General Eric Holder feels he has been exonerated by the recent Inspector General’s report, ABC News feels otherwise:

 …this was not entirely an exoneration of the Justice Department run by Mr. Holder. “We found it troubling that a case of this magnitude, and one that affected Mexico so significantly was not directly briefed to the Attorney General,” the report stated.

In addition to specific disciplinary measures, the Inspector General “made six recommendations designed to increase the Department’s involvement in and oversight of ATF operations, improve coordination among the Department’s law enforcement components, and enhance the Department’s wiretap application review and authorization process. The OIG intends to closely monitor the department’s progress in implementing these recommendations.”

Read the Inspector General’s report HERE.

ACORN Whistleblower and Ex-Liberal Anita Moncrief Discusses Voter Fraud and Racism at CPAC

By Kasey Jachim

I know everyone is busy and inundated with political videos and articles, I know I am.  However, I recently took time to watch the following two videos of Anita Moncrief, a former ACORN employee and whistleblower, at CPAC last September.  She discusses her journey of idealism and staunch liberalism to cynicism and disillusion of the liberal left – her journey from liberalism to conservatism.  She claims she was ignored by every liberal, and supposedly unbiased, news media she attempted to contact regarding ACORN’s voter fraud efforts and Obama’s small donor list.  ACORN was supposed to contact these small donors who legally maxed out on their donations to Obama and convince them to donate to ACORN.  ACORN would then use the funds to elect Obama.  The only one who paid attention to her was FOX News – no surprise there!

She also discusses racism and that, as an insider, she realized that racism was coming from the left and not the right.  Although she voted for Obama and wanted him to succeed, she realized that he had surrounded himself with Socialists like Hilda Solis (Card Check), Kathleen Sebelius (Universal Health Care), and Leon Panetta (ACORN and Socialist ties).  “I started to think ‘if everyone around you is corrupt, how can you be a good guy?’  I realized that Obama wasn’t being basically railroaded by these Socialists – he was a Socialist.”

Please take the time to watch the following two videos (Part I and Part II) of her speech – she lays it all out there.  Each video is around ten minutes and well worth your time!
Part I

Part II

Obama Meets Virginia Protestors at Campaign Stop – VA Will be RED Again!

By Kasey Jachim

President Obama held a campaign event in Centreville, Virginia on July 14th, prompting about 250 local residents to welcome him.  His ‘you didn’t make it on your own’ speech was the nail in his coffin in VA – we will be RED again!

Virginians have sacrified much for the freedom and liberty of our great country. Our founding fathers pledged their honor, lives, and fortunes so that we may enjoy these blessing and we intend to fight to the end to keep them!!!  We will reclaim our conservatism and make Washington, Jefferson, Madison, & Mason proud!

Four Stages of Islamic Conquest

Kasey Jachim:

1. Infiltration (Yep, we have that)
2. Consolidation of Power (Yep, that too)
3. Open War with Leadership & Culture (That’s alive and well in Dearbornistan and coming to a city near you soon…..)
4. Totalitarian Islamic Theocracy (That is their ultimate goal and we are complicit in helping them….)
We need to elect a strong, non-Muslim leader and pray we are not too late!

Originally posted on swissdefenceleague:

     . . 4 Stages of Islamic Conquest: . .

     TAKEN FROM : DEXTER AMERICUS

     The Infidel Your Imam Warned You About

4 Stages of Islamic Conquest:

STAGE 1: INFILTRATION

Muslims begin moving to non-Muslim countries in increasing numbers and the beginning of cultural conflicts are visible, though often subtle.

  • First migration wave to non-Muslim “host” country.
  • Appeal for humanitarian tolerance from the host society.
  • Attempts to portray Islam as a peaceful & Muslims as victims of misunderstanding and racism (even though Islam is not a ‘race’).
  • High Muslim birth rate in host country increase Muslim population.
  • Mosques used to spread Islam and dislike of host country & culture.
  • Calls to criminalize “Islamophobia” as a hate crime.
  • Threatened legal action for perceived discrimination.
  • Offers of “interfaith dialogue” to indoctrinate non-Muslims.

How many nations are suffering from Islamic infiltration? One? A handful? Nearly every nation? The Islamic ‘leadership” of the Muslim Brotherhood and…

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Hypocritical NAACP Requires Photo I.D. to See Holder Speak in State Being Sued Over Voter ID

By Katie Pavlich via Townhall

Earlier today, Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the NAACP Nation Convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. What did media need in order to attend? That’s right, government issued photo identification (and a second form of identification too!), something both Holder and the NAACP stand firmly against when it comes to voting. Holder’s DOJ is currently suing Texas for “discriminatory” voter ID laws. From the press release:

All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Members of the media must RSVP to receive press credentials at http://action.naacp.org/page/s/registration. For security purposes, media check-in and equipment set up must be completed by 7:45 a.m. CDT for an 8:00 a.m. CDT security sweep. Once the security sweep is completed, additional media equipment will NOT be permitted to enter and swept equipment will NOT be permitted to exit.

Ironically, NAACP President Ben Jealous railed against voter ID just before Holder took the stage.

The head of the NAACP on Monday likened the group’s fight against conservative-backed voter ID laws that have been passed in several states to the great civil rights battles of the 1960s.

Benjamin Todd Jealous, the CEO and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said these are “Selma and Montgomery times,” referring to historic Alabama civil rights confrontations. He challenged those attending the NAACP’s annual convention to redouble their efforts to get out the vote in November.

“We must overwhelm the rising tide of voting suppression with the high tide of registration and mobilization and motivation and protection,” he said.

“Simply put, the NAACP will never stand by as any state tries to encode discrimination into law,” Jealous said.

For Holder’s view on the issue watch NBC video.
And, someone receiving Holder’s ballot in Washington D.C.

Mitt Romney will address the NAACP convention tomorrow.

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Obama Campaign Gears Up For Massive Voter Fraud

By  Via The Western Center for Journalism

Charlie Rangel, flanked by high-level Democrats, recently strutted up to the microphone declaring himself the winner against Hispanic opponent Adrian Espaillat in the race for New York’s 15th Congressional District. At least until his opponent discovered that polling places were illegally asking voters for ID, were turning away pro-Espaillat voters, and even were reporting zero votes to suppress the counts.

 

What a shocker: Charlie Rangel was involved in massive voter fraud and intimidation.

No one is surprised, really. Far-Left “Progressive” (i.e., socialist) Democrats have been involved in these tactics for years. Like Obama, Rangel was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America in 1996. Like Obama, Rangel has deep ties to the unions and Alinsky (ACORN-style) groups that are the shock troops of voter fraud.

Imagine if the tactics used in the Rangel/Espaillat race were used on a national scale. Where the entire Democratic National Committee (DNC), all the major unions, and all the “Progressive” groups were engaged in a massive voter fraud and voter intimidation campaign.

Well, we don’t have to imagine it as this is what occurred in 2008 with Obama supporters during the Democratic Primary, as countless poll workers, Hillary Clinton supporters, and simple bystanders extensively reported.

And the mainstream media did what they do best and ignored it.

Now imagine all the previous groups banded together with the power of the Obama presidency, the power of the DOJ, the power of all aligned city governments, etc., involved in a repeat of what we witnessed in 2008.

We will have an attack on our election process that makes the ballot stuffing and intimidation of 2008 look like child’s play.

Do we think Eric Holder is running around the country blathering about the evil of voter ID laws because he cares about minority voters? Holder is nowhere to be found when Espaillat, a Hispanic, is calling foul.

The Obama campaign and Eric Holder’s DOJ are gearing up for a tidal wave of voter fraud and intimidation that will drown this country with a corrupt election beyond resuscitation.

Both Obama and Eric Holder need to be impeached before this can occur.

Herman Cain and Ken Blackwell to Eric Holder: States Should Not Have to Sue Government to Protect Citizens’ Sacred Right to Vote.

Herman Cain and Ken Blackwell join forces to protect your vote. Voter ID laws offer a “reasonable safeguard” to protect against voter fraud and ballot-box stuffing.

They want to know why Holder won’t prosecute those involved in voter intimidation but will sue states who are trying to protect against voter fraud!  According to Blackwell, “Protecting the integrity of the ballot box is essential to our democracy.”

Another Holder Cover-up? Eric Holder Covers Up for Radical Islamists

By Ryan Mauro via Radical Islam

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is in the spotlight after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to hold him in contempt because he is refusing to provide documents related to the Fast and the Furious scandal. But there’s another scandal you should know about. For over one year, he has refused to hand over documents about the Muslim Brotherhood network in the U.S.

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), vice chairman of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, confronted Holder about the matter on Thursday, June 21. Rep. Gohmert wants Congress to have access to documents from the trial of the Holy Land Foundation, the largest terrorism financing trial in U.S. history. Five Foundation officials were found guilty of funding Hamas and evidence introduced by the federal government shows it was set up by the Muslim Brotherhood’s secret “Palestine Committee” in the U.S.

Three prominent Muslim-American organizations were labeled by the federal government as “unindicted co-conspirators” in the trial-the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT). The documents requested by Rep. Gohmert for the past year were provided to the Holy Land Foundation’s defense team, yet are being denied to Congress.

“They are terrorists, and we wanted the documents you gave to the terrorists. We are a year later, and we still don’t have them,” complained Rep. Gohmert. Holder replied that he’d only provide what is already available publicly.

Watch Rep. Gohmert grill holder at a Congressional hearing on the subject:

Rep. Gohmert is one of five members of Congress requesting investigations into the influence of Muslim Brotherhood-tied organizations and individuals in the U.S. government. As I reviewed here, this influence is far-reaching. It is very possible that the documents from the Holy Land trial would be embarrassing to many government officials, not to mention businesses and interfaith groups that have embraced Brotherhood entities. At the very least, they could provide further justification for the labeling of CAIR, ISNA and NAIT as “unindicted co-conspirators.”

The documents were originally requested on April 27, 2011 after reporter Patrick Poole broke the blockbuster story at Pajamas Media that Justice Department political appointees blocked the prosecution of one CAIR co-founder and, according to his high-level Justice Department source, other groups and individuals listed as “unindicted co-conspirators.”

Poole learned that Assistant Attorney General David Kris wrote a memo dated March 31, 2010 titled, “Declination of Prosecution of Omar Ahmad,” an individual who was present at a Muslim Brotherhood meeting in Philadelphia in 1993 to discuss how to support Hamas. The idea to create a new group was put forward at this meeting and Ahmad co-founded CAIR the next year. Ahmad was also personally listed as an “unindicted co-conspirator” in the Holy Land trial. The given reason to drop the prosecution was potential jury nullification but the source is certain that it was a political decision.

According to Poole’s source, “It was always the plan to initially go after the [HLF] leaders first and then go after the rest of the accomplices in a second round of prosecutions.” The original trial resulted in a mistrial, pushing back the planned prosecutions. The Obama Administration then came into office and they were stopped.

After the report broke, the Administration claimed that its predecessor had decided not to indict CAIR in 2004. Poole explains that this is true but it was because “They decided to get the bigger fish after they convicted the smaller fish.” Rep. Peter King confirmed that FBI officials and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Texas, which prosecuted the Holy Land Foundation, were ready to begin the second round of prosecutions and were outraged at how the political appointees stopped them.

Congressional sources later told Poole that Assistant Attorney General David Kris also dropped the prosecution of several officials involved with the International Institute of Islamic Thought, a Muslim Brotherhood front, and the SAAR Foundation/SAFA Group, which has disbanded since the federal government raided their offices. They were to be prosecuted on charges related to tax evasion and money laundering because Sami al-Arian, a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader in the U.S., refused to testify and reveal their terrorist connections.

Poole reported that one of these protected officials is Jamal Barzinji. In October 2011, former Virginia Governor and current Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine spoke at an event honoring Barzinji. His ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas are very well-documented. FBI documents all the way back from 1987-1988 identify him as a Brotherhood operative. He is also a founder of the radical Dar al-Hijrah mosque, which Treasury Department records say “is a mosque operating as a front for Hamas operatives in the U.S.”

Rep. Gohmert slammed Holder for not prosecuting these groups and individuals when there is a “mountain of evidence” against them. He further revealed that “at least one of which now says it is working inside your [Holder's] agency to help advise on the purge of counter-terrorism training materials.”

The role of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) has already been discovered. MPAC was founded by Brotherhood ideologues and works in tandem with the aforementioned groups, but was not labeled as an “unindicted co-conspirator” in the Holy Land trial. Rep. Gohmert was apparently referring to  CAIR, ISNA or NAIT.

On February 8, ISNA was part of an interfaith group that met with the FBI Director about the training materials. A FBI spokesperson said the agency would consider a proposal from the group to create a committee to review the materials. More recently, the White House’s new Director for Community Partnerships, George Selim, said that “There is [sic] hundreds of examples of departments and agencies that meet with CAIR on a range of issues.”

Fast and the Furious isn’t the only controversy Holder is refusing to show documents about, but it’s probably the only one you’re hearing about.

Ryan Mauro is RadicalIslam.org’s National Security Analyst and a fellow with the Clarion Fund. He is the founder of WorldThreats.com and is frequently interviewed on Fox News.

This article was sponsored by the Institute on Religion and Democracy.

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NBC (National Barack Channel) swallows pride and a lot of crow to report on Fast and Furious scandal

By  via Fox News

Big Gulps might be on the way out in New York, but not at 30 Rock, the home  of NBC News. There, the big gulp happened last night as network newsies were  forced to swallow their pride and report on the deadly “Fast and Furious” scandal as Attorney General Eric Holder testified on Capitol Hill.

This  was the first time the network had covered “Fast and Furious” though the scandal  dates back more than a year. For a whole year, stubborn, Obama-supporting  network news execs probably thought the whole embarrassing episode would  disappear. When it finally didn’t, NBC covered it as you might expect – poorly  and with spin.

Anchor Brian Williams set up the piece and the GOP at the  same time. “In Washington today, Attorney General Eric Holder took heavy fire  from Republican critics in a Senate hearing and calls for his resignation are  growing louder, but Democrats contend it’s all about politics in an election  season.” Viewers could easily note what seemed to be disdain in his voice when  Williams mentioned the idea of “resignation,” but then again, he was probably  just upset and resigned to doing the story.

Correspondent Kelly O’Donnell  then took over, repeating the Williams theme that this was all about a  Republican ax to grind. — And certainly never about an American border agent  being killed by guns that Holder did everything but Fed-Ex to Mexican drug  lords. — Williams and O’Donnell mentioned Republicans seven times and Democrats  just twice because this was a “long simmering conflict between Republicans and  Attorney General Eric Holder.”

Just in case you missed it, it’s just  politics to NBC: “Republicans leveled a series of accusations – the latest over  national security leaks – that Republicans allege could involve senior Obama  administration officials.” “Holder refused Republican demands for an outside  special counsel.” “Another controvery? Republicans claim Holder has misled and  refused to cooperate with Congress’s investigation of a failed operation that  sent US guns into Mexico codenamed ‘Fast and Furious.’”

Bitter much?  Maybe NBC is tired of being stomped by competitor CBS News worse than watching a  skateboarding competition between Tony Hawk and Williams. Even then, no matter  how bad Williams would do, at least he’d have to show up. And that’s something  NBC was incapable of managing for more than a year.

Ironically, NBC did  have a few mentions of term “fast and furious” during the past year, just none  of them actually referred to the scandal. In one, “Today” co-host Ann Curry told  viewers that reaction to a Dugar family baby announcement was “fast and  furious.”

Perhaps network execs will learn there is fallout from such  disdain for an important story by their audience. In the future, when they  ignore stories because of their agenda, maybe that reaction will be “fast and  furious,” too.

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Dan Gainor is the Boone Pickens Fellow and the Media Research Center’s Vice President for Business  and Culture. He writes frequently for Fox News Opinion. He can also be  contacted on Facebook and Twitter as  dangainor.

Sen. John Cornyn Calls on Holder to Resign ‎Over Fast and Furious – What Took so Long?!?

Via Newsmax

Sen. John Cornyn of Texas today joined a growing chorus of fellow Republican lawmakers calling for the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder over his handling of probes into a federal gun investigation and leaks of classified information.

Cornyn, a Texas Republican, called for the attorney general’s resignation at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing where Holder was testifying. Cornyn follows dozens of House Republicans — 115 signing a “no-confidence” resolution — and at least three other senators in calling for Holder to quit.

“We’re all unhappy with the performance of the attorney general,” said Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Republican leader, who stopped short of also calling for Holder’s departure. Cornyn “speaks for a lot” of Republicans frustrated with the Justice Department, he said.

President Barack Obama has voiced “complete confidence” in Holder, who has committed to serve through the remainder of Obama’s term in January. In an election year fraught with partisan conflicts on Capitol Hill, Obama’s attorney general has provided a ready target for Republicans.

“You’ve violated the public trust, in my view, by failing and refusing to perform the duties of your office,” Cornyn told Holder at the hearing. “It’s more sorrow than regret than anger that I would say that you leave me no alternative but to join those that call upon you to resign your office.”

Holder told lawmakers that he acted appropriately and doesn’t have “any intention of resigning.”

Holder, a target of Republicans since soon after taking office in February 2009, is facing a contempt vote in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on June 20. The panel has demanded documents related to Fast and Furious, a law enforcement operation that allowed illegal U.S. weapons purchases to wind up at crime scenes in Mexico. Holder has said the tactics were “misguided” and wouldn’t be used again.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters today that more than 7,000 pages of documents were given to Congress and the attacks on Holder are “nothing more than politics.”

“I have complete confidence in Attorney General Holder,” Obama said on Oct. 6, praising him for “how he handles his office. He has been very aggressive in going after gun running and cash transactions that are going to international drug cartels in Mexico.”

Republicans have mounted their own election-year campaign. Representative Paul Gosar, an Arizona Republican, has the signatures of 115 House members on a “no-confidence” resolution on Holder. “It is long past time for Eric Holder to be held accountable for his failures as the attorney general,” Gosar said in a statement issued April 27.

“The Daily Caller,” an online publication, reports finding 129 House members calling for Holder’s resignation.

Cornyn circulated today a YouTube video of his committee statement on his Twitter account and later advised his Twitter followers: “Will be on Fox News in a few minutes to discuss my call for AG Holder to resign.”

“You won’t support a truly independent investigation,” Cornyn said.

Holder said he has “great faith” in two U.S. attorneys he named to lead investigations into leaks of classified information. Holder rejected Republican lawmakers’ calls for the appointment of an independent special prosecutor.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, said Republican calls to appoint a special prosecutor would slow the probe of the leaks.

“This whole episode in the last few days by my Republican friends has been a strictly partisan, insincere attempt to embarrass the president,” Reid told reporters today.

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