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June 28, 2010
Why the DoJ lawyer in charge of the New Black Panther Party case resigned
One of the more high profile miscarriages of justice occurred in November, 2008 when members of the radical group the New Black Panthers Party gathered in front of a polling location in Philadelphia and varying truncheons and intimidated voters entering the polling booths to vote for Barack Obama (see this video ).
The case was a clear cut violation of federal law. But when Barack Obama and Eric ("we are a nation of cowards" when discussing race) Holder entered office, the case was inexplicably dropped.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has been investigating the dismissal since then and was stonewalled for over a year by the DOJ. The powers that be at DOJ ordered its lawyers not to comply with subpoenas issued by the Commission, and to ignore request to testify by Congress. Strange for a department headed by a man who decried fellow Americans for refusing to discuss issues of race to order Justice attorneys to remain silent on this racially-tinged case.
One of the attorneys involved in prosecuting the New Black Panthers Party, J. Christian Adams, has resigned in protest and explained why in this op-ed:
The Bush administration was derided by liberal elites as simpletons who saw the world in terms of black and white (evil or not evil; adversaries or allies). George Bush was criticized for declaring he did not do "nuance".
Now we have a team in charge of enforcing our laws who actually do see the world in terms of black and white (or victims and victimizers).
We have (or had) lawyers who were sworn to uphold the law, regardless of the race or ethnicity of victims or suspects. That principle has been gutted by officials who happily yank down the blindfold that wraps over Lady Justice's eyes and instead apply the law in a discriminatory manner.
This is not a one-off either. The Justice Department also bent the rules to favor the election of black Democratic candidates in Kinston, North Carolina.
The Department of Justice has become one of the most politicized departments of government in the Obama era. But it is far from the only one that is being subverted to fulfill an agenda. We are being ruled by a government that wholeheartedly believes in an ideology that would be condemned as racist if whites were bending the laws to favor themselves. Instead, most media outlets are strangely silent when the reverse is true and when "racial spoils" are shamelessly given out by more than one division of the executive branch (See "Racial Spoils in Obama's America" ).
Justice is supposed to be blind (and is not in this case) - but journalists, political leaders, lawyers?
How about President Obama who recited as the Presidential Oath of Office to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States"? (Holder gave a similar oath when he assumed his office-and then declared it was a "new day" for the DOJ. He sure got that right)
Wasn't this the same man who famously declared:
But that was in 2004 and Barack Obama was all but beginning his campaign to be President. Now that he is President, we see the inner Obama emerge and it is not a pretty sight-not at all.