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Holder is unaccountable

The U.S. Department of Justice under Eric Holder put three Navy SEALs on trial for punching a terrorist in the stomach during his capture (Ahmed Abed allegedly was behind the killing, burning and hanging of four Americans from a bridge in Iraq). Then came the inability to discern voter intimidation via Black Panthers (it’s intimidation whether by the KKK or the Panthers).

There was a desire to try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York City. The World Trade Center memorial, museum and complete rebuilding will be completed before these “man-caused disasters” see justice.

The DOJ filed suit against an Illinois school on behalf of teacher Safoorah Khan for religious discrimination when, after nine months on the job, she desired a three-week leave to visit Mecca, and the school board nixed it.

And, of course, it sued the state of Arizona on immigration law, all the while ignoring the many sanctuary cities.

Recently, Joe Donnelly, a Democrat from Indiana, supported a contempt of Congress sanction against Holder for the “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking scandal.

Holder is a polemic hack, but President Barack Obama says he’s doing a great job. Imagine what they could accomplish in another four years.

Christy Miller

Sagle, Idaho


 

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