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Breaking: Inspector General Report on Racialist Dysfunction inside DOJ

March 12th, 2013 - 11:21 am

 

 - – Report: “We were surprised and dismayed at the amount of blatantly partisan political commentary that we found in e-mails sent by some Voting Section employees on Department computers.”

–  Report: “The OIG also uncovered e-mails in which current and former Voting Section attorneys criticized and mocked Coates’s work on the Noxubee case. . . . Likewise, a non-attorney employee in the Voting Section wrote in an e-mail to a Section attorney: “[P]ersonally i think that the architects of the [Voting Rights Act] and those who fought and died for it are rolling over in their graves with that perversion of the act … im sorry, but [White people] are NOT covered for a reason.” During the course of the Noxubee trial, a group of current and former Section attorneys exchanged e-mails that celebrated perceived setbacks for the Department’s case and appeared to express hope that Coates and the Department would lose the Noxubee trial.”

– In another instance, conservative attorneys were attacked online by liberal DOJ coworkers.  The report: “Karen Lorrie, [non real name] a non-attorney employee in the Voting Section, initially denied under oath to us that she had posted comments to websites concerning Voting Section personnel or matters. Later in her second OIG interview she admitted that she had posted such comments, identified several of the statements that she had posted, and acknowledged that she had lied under oath in her first OIG interview. She also told the OIG that she understood that the comments she had posted would remain on the Internet and follow the targets in the future. Lorrie told the OIG that she posted comments online as a way of ‘relieving the never-ending stress on the job.’”

– The Report: “During this period, at least three career Voting Section employees posted comments on widely read liberal websites concerning Voting Section work and personnel. The three employees who we were able to identify with certainty included three non-attorney employees. Many of the postings, which generally appeared in the Comments section following blog entries related to the Department, included a wide array of inappropriate remarks, ranging from petty and juvenile personal attacks to highly offensive and potentially threatening statements. The comments were directed at fellow career Voting Section employees because of their conservative political views, their willingness to carry out the policies of the CRT division leadership, or their views on the Voting Rights Act. The highly offensive comments included suggestions that the parents of one former career Section attorney were Nazis, disparaging a career manager’s physical appearance and guessing how he/she would look without clothing, speculation that another career manager was watching pornography in her office, and references to “Yellow Fever,” in connection with allusions to marital infidelity involving two career Voting Section employees, one of whom was described as ‘look[ing] Asian.’”

– The Report: “We found other postings by career Voting Section employees that contained intimidating comments and statements that arguably raised the potential threat of physical violence. For instance, one of the employees wrote the following comment to an article concerning an internal Department investigation of potential misconduct by a Section manager: “Geez, reading this just makes me want to go out and choke somebody. At this point, I’d seriously consider going in tomorrow and hanging a noose in someone’s office to get myself fired, but they’d probably applaud the gesture and give me a promotion for doing it….” Some postings by Section employees contained statements that could be viewed as disturbing, such as comments that monitored managers’ movements in the office and described their actions.”

– The Report: “We also found incidents in which Voting Section career staff shared confidential Section information with outside civil rights attorneys, some of whom were working on matters where they were adverse to the Department.”

What remains to be seen is if the usual apologists for Eric Holder begin to show intellectual honesty and address the criticisms, rather than play defense.

I don’t suppose any of them will be sending along an apology for smearing the people who have been reporting the facts today confirmed by the IG report, or for deceiving the public for the last four years regarding the DOJ.

We’ll have more at PJ Media about this over the coming days. As one source familiar with the IG process told us:

There are weeks of stories in this report.

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"Though the report took almost four years to complete, it was worth the wait."

No, it wasn't. 4 years is too long. That is an entier Presidential term and twoCongressional terms. It came out too late for the election, and I doubt that was by happenstance.
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Thank you. The term racialist is Leftist whitewash. When the Right talks about race, they are racist. When the Left is outright racisr, it is racialist. Folks here at PJM need to stop parroting Leftist propaganda terms.
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Christian was just on Mark Levin's show this evening. The DoJ has become completely lawless. I look forward to more reporting on this.
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The GWB Administration did what Republican administrations at all levels of government do: it put a very thin veneer of supporters over agencies including USDOJ and left the congenital 'crats in place. Flash folk: congenital 'crats are lefties! First, lefties gravitate to government. Second, unlike stupid Republicans, Democrats muck out the merit system/career ranks as thoroughly as they muck out the appointee ranks. The very few loyal Republican appointees and conservative or even apolitical employees who have cooperated with Republicans have a laser dot on their forehead the second a Democrat mayor, governor, or President takes his/her hand off The Bible so even those employees who might personally lean towards Republican policies know their head is on the block when a Democrat takes over.

The last time a Democrat took over my State's government hires down to low-level clerks had to be vetted by the Governor's Office and they had a hit list that reached well down into merits system ranks, a hit list they acted on without a peep from the media. If you try to rat them out for the illegal stuff they do, the start the rumors that you did something corrupt or that you're having an affair, you drink too much, use drugs, are incompetent or whatever and then with the ground prepared, they fire you some trumped up charge. If you're union the union either won't represent you at all if you get crossthreaded with an administration they support or they just go through the motions and tank your grievance.

'Crats know this and they also know that Republicans won't take care of them or defend them if they get libeled or fired by Democrats. Somewhat in their defense, Republicans don't have the shadow government of front groups that the Democrats have so they don't have any way to take care of somebody who gets in trouble for helping them. When I quit and played kiss and tell on the Democrats I had friends in the Legislature that helped me out but even a small contract of the sort that never gets any coverage was front page above the fold and had the usual Democrat crap about how I was a "disgruntled former employee" with all sorts of insinuations that I'd been fired by the Democrats and the Republicans picking me up was some sort of corrupt act. The "nice" Democrats play very dirty and everybody in government who is high up enough to know or do anything useful knows it and behave accordingly.
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Obama and Holder need to make their stance known more formally on all of this.

They need to propose that Dems draft legislation to re-name it the "Voting Rights Act for Blacks Only". And once the law is passed, publish 2000 pages of regulations defining what "black" means in this context.
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It is a disappointment that Adams has surrendered to the radical left and their abuse of language. This behavior by the CRD and Holder is racist. It is not racialism. It is vile, evil, anti-white racism. Call it what it is. Never pull your punches. Adams appears to be afraid to confront the radical left for what they are, racists, anti-white, but still racists.

It is like those who use gender to mean sex. Words have gender. People and animals, as a high school teacher told me in the late 70s, have sex.
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Congrats. You are the first person who has ever accused me of being afraid to confront the radical left. Be sure to let them know because I suspect they hold a contrary opinion. In fact, if I'm afraid to confront them, given that I gave up a $150,000 a year job to do so, I'm curious what a couragous confrontation WOULD look like?

And, there is a difference between the terms racialist and racist. Racism is hatred in one's heart. Opposing equal enforcement of the law does not necessarily make one a racist. A racialist, yes. But one can oppose equal enforcement of the law and NOT have hatred in one's heart. Plenty of technocrats at DOJ fall into that camp.
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Oh, and by the way, it was the Bush Administration that allowed or continued to allow the radicalization of the CRD.
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"Though the report took almost four years to complete, it was worth the wait."

No, it wasn't. 4 years is too long. That is an entier Presidential term and twoCongressional terms. It came out too late for the election, and I doubt that was by happenstance.
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Marc - AG's have a long history of various types of negative political and judicial scrutiny and none have had any direct influence upon an election. Not even the infamous Janet Reno.
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Yes they DO - by willfully allowing elections to be stolen by the political party that appointed them.

http://1389blog.com/2013/03/13/voter-fraud-is-voter-suppression/
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Use to be that the 'careers' of the Executive Branch departments, agencies and corporations were the nations safeguard from unscrupulous politicization, corruption and abuse. That hasn't been the case for a few decades now. Judicial corruption has long become a centric reality of our federal government. Amongst many, the debate of goverment corruption vs. judicial corruption reduces down to the preverbial debate of which came first; the chicken or the egg.

For decades the DOJ has been one of the most politicized and corrupted government entities. The DOJ is a classic example of the " headless fourth branch of government commonly referred to when speaking of the "administrative agencies" of government. They seemingly operate under a protection of consolidated legislative, executive, administrative and judicial discretion.

How many consequences or prosecutions of wrongdoings does anybody know of coming out of the DOJ in spite of its own DOJ Inspector General staff of 400 some employees of which most are probably more attorney's?

Between government lobbyist attorney's, government attorney's, legislative attorney's, department and agency attorney's and executive attorney's take a good look at what our goverment has become. Corrupted beyond the citizens knowledge and wildest imagination!

Obama being in office makes little difference!
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Well, Zekie, you are way too modest. Obama has made a tremendous difference, mostly with the help of his choice to run the DOJ, Holder. These two worthies have made the DOJ much, much worse than ever before.

Congratulations J. Christian.
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I guess us white guys can't depend on the Federal government to protect us. BTW, I went out shopping a few days ago, but the cupboards were bare. Care to guess what kind of shop it was?
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My guess is that it involves firearms and bullets.
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Christian was just on Mark Levin's show this evening. The DoJ has become completely lawless. I look forward to more reporting on this.
1 year ago
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Christian, sounds like you have exhibit A if you have a hostile work environment lawsuit going (or, if it is not too late, to start one!. Cheers
1 year ago
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"racialist dysfunction at DOJ."

You misspelled racist.
1 year ago
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Thank you. The term racialist is Leftist whitewash. When the Right talks about race, they are racist. When the Left is outright racisr, it is racialist. Folks here at PJM need to stop parroting Leftist propaganda terms.
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Surprising isn't it that the "leaders" of political opposition don't seem to know this but submit a la Stockholm Syndrome to the language of their enemies. Make no mistake they ARE enemies of any who dare bring reservations and/or EFFECTive opposition to means and ends of their designs. They ARE NOT merely ethical persons "trying to do the right thing according to their ideas of what's right".

Examples of their animus in Their instant use of slander and menace in insulting and ad hominem assaults, their sudden and unrelenting investigative reporting obsession with the Morals of outspoken opponent. With NOT A PEEP about the overt and blatant lawlessness AND a- and im- moraltiy of their faves.
Whose morality. What is morality. UNTIL they can use is as hammer over the heads of opponents of their DREAMS of unaccountable power. Take a gander at the recent comment from Obama, " I am not a dictator, I'm the President" and analyse it in context.
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You are correct. The right is surrendering to the left on their abuse of langauge. Call Eric "My People" Holder what he is, a vile racist. As is Barak Hussein Obama.
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