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Judge won't allow Holder appeal now in contempt case - 11/18


By JOSH GERSTEIN |
11/18/13 6:21 PM EST

A federal judge has refused Attorney General Eric Holder's request that he be allowed to proceed now with an appeal in a case where the House of Representatives is seeking to enforce subpoenas for documents related to the controversial Operation Fast and Furious gun investigation.

In a ruling Monday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson said her September 30 ruling rejecting Holder's request to dismiss the lawsuit was not such a close call that it deserved immediate review from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

"While the Court agrees with defendant’s characterization of the matter as significant, that is not the test," Jackson wrote in her new four-page decision (posted here). "

Jackson's latest ruling means it is likely the Justice Department will have to produce a detailed log of what was withheld from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and why. Rounds of protracted litigation over the legitimacy of the withholdings seem all but certain, unless the sides come to an agreement which has heretofore eluded them.

"The Court is not of the opinion that its denial of the motion to dismiss involves a controlling question of law as to which there is a substantial ground for difference of opinion," she wrote in her Monday order, issued just one business day after Holder's lawyers asked for the immediate appeal. "The ruling was based upon Supreme Court precedent and Circuit precedent, and it was decided in accordance with an opinion issued by another judge of this court in a substantially similar matter.... Defendant has not pointed to any precedent that would supply the grounds for a difference of opinion."
http://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2013/11/judge-...




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Throw the book at him!

So, can his punishment just be getting slapped by a book in the ass for the rest of his life? hahahaha

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

BOOM!!


http://youtu.be/S7oyXFk4Loc

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

And...

KABLOOEY!

http://youtu.be/Flhx-2JxvSs

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

Political Theater.

If issa and others really were concerned about the truth, and also wanted to defend and protect the Constitution, we would not be in the situation that we are in today. This did not happen over night, or in one election.

issa--holder--issa-holder-- let's give the tv watching people a good show, they just want to see that we are working for them... I'll buy the drinks after.

Josie The Outlaw http://www.josietheoutlaw.com/

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Maybe So.....

..but I'm sure enjoying watching this one:

http://youtu.be/ozsWUV87Umg

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

What episode of "Keeping Up With the Establishment" is this?

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"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

lol

Good one!

Josie The Outlaw http://www.josietheoutlaw.com/

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

mass arrests, mass arrests, mass arrests...

Sorry, just putting it out there for the Universe to make it happen!

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Please correct the spelling in the image

I hope the spot is reserved for him! Otherwise thanks for the link.

You know

half of the Tea Party is semi-literate.

“Give a man a gun, he can rob a bank. Give a man a central bank, and he can rob a country and the world.”
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