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Attorney General Eric Holder OK'd Search Warrant For Fox News Reporter's Private Emails, Official Says

Attorney General Eric Holder OK'd Search Warrant For Fox News Reporter's Private Emails, Official Says

By Michael Isikoff
National Investigative Correspondent, NBC News

Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter James Rosen as a “possible co-conspirator” in violations of the Espionage Act and authorized seizure of his private emails, a law enforcement official told NBC News on Thursday.

The disclosure of the attorney general’s role came as President Barack Obama, in a major speech on his counterterrorism policy, said Holder had agreed to review Justice Department guidelines governing investigations that involve journalists.

"I am troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable," Obama said. "Journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs."

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As wrong as it might have been, I have a LOT of trouble...

...feeling sorry for effing FOX NEWS.

It's to the point where there's one entity I hate worse than liberals, and that's "conservatives" in the style of FOX, the GOP, the RNC and most establishment republicans.

Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld did at lsast as much damage to our liberties as has Obama and his gangs are doing.

But the establishment GOP was silent as a church-mouse about the Patriot Act, Homeland Security, NSA, TSA, the U.N., IMF, World Bank etc etc.

As long as "their boy" is in office anything goes.

Each major political party is as rotted and corrupt as the other.

So go on and scream you little piggy "conservatives" republicans. You're not fooling me in the least.

I know exactly how disingenuous and hypocritical you are.

I am enjoying watching the IRS squirm though.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Obozo just learned about this

Obozo just learned about this when he saw the news like we did..

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

I Guess He Is The Last Person In America To Find Out Anything

All the more reason to get rid of this incompetent thug

@about ten days prior to

The AP story got loose, Holder is sworn on record telling Congreess that he knew nothing about any DOJ interest in any journalist....... That's called lying under oath, and should cost him his job in the very least.
How can we prove he knew.... He signed the Fox News ( Rossen ) warrant himself, therefor he did know of at least ONE case of DOJ interest in a journalist........ Before he testified that he did not know.

See ya you Holder...your racist, bigoted backside won't be missed.
only 37,818 ( est. number ) more Global Government Globalist Elite to go, we can do it !

God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Ray Charles - 'Hit The Road Jack' - Original

Ray Charles - 'Hit The Road Jack' - Original

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rEsVp5tiDQ

I get the feeling Obama is

I get the feeling Obama is going to pitch Eric under the bus and claim immunity.

If ignorance is bliss, Washington DC must be heaven.

Sure, Obama is "troubled" by this...

...AFTER they got caught.

What?

It carries all the weight of the usual lies.

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Exactly.

If Obama was really so darned "troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable", he could've pulled the plug on Holder and the DOJ going after journalists.

Instead he waited til after it was exposed that Holder and company went after journalists to feign concern to us about such a practice.

The "O" Brand of Marxism

at its finest.

____

"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

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Indeed. Exactly right. You do have eyes to see

Indeed. Exactly right. You do have eyes to see the cream of the cream of it, there, for that matter.

The career path of a self-proclaimed socialist, when successful:

Mediocre + day dreamer...

Free rider + demagogue...

Socialist + clever liar...

Wanna-be tyrant + shameless liar...

... Proud tyrant.

I know a bit about them. I had to live surrounded, extracted, stolen by those of the first 3 milestones, for 3+ decades.

"God Help Us", to not experience the bottom line.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Like so many other...

shenanigans pulled, they're betting that its easier to get forgiveness than it is to get permission. They just keep poking at our Constitution to see if anybody squeals. Then they say, "agreed to review DOJ guidelines". Man, these people NEVER give up.

God forgives always. Man forgives sometimes. But Nature never forgives.

This is huge. The can of

This is huge.

The can of worms has barely been unsealed.

On a related note, I smell the next incisive Glenn Greenwald piece on the horizon. Looking forward to it.

Obammy

O I watch what he does NOT what he says.

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^^^ BUMP.

^^^ BUMP.

For what ObaMARX says is half of the time lip service noise and nonsense, and the other half complete lies, at the antipodes of what he does, anyway.

He did tell the truth once, though:

he promised "Change".

Well, to a fair extent, we can taste it, indeed.

Daily, when not hourly.

Too bad we didn't get to see the dictionary he was using in 2008:

ObaMARX's Change = NEW, TOTAL LEGAL PLUNDER, in our reality and faces.

Our rights, Constitution = GAME OVER. OUT. TO THE TRASH BIN.

Thanks, POSOTUS.

Lincoln, Johnson (14A), Nixon now all seem like they were totally cool guys.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius