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May 16, 2013 - 11:23 am

The White House must be speed-dialing foreign leaders to ask them which one wants to be next to stand next to Barack Obama. There is a danger, though, of lightning striking with each lie he tells.

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said Thursday that it appeared the standard procedures for subpoenaing records from a media organization were not followed in the Justice Department’s seizure of phone records from The Associated Press.

“There is a process when you are subpoenaing documents from a media organization that apparently were not followed in this case and we need to find out why,” Goodlatte told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Now, even liberal talker Bill Press is calling for Obama to fire Attorney General Eric Holder.

“I have no confidence in Eric Holder anymore, and you shouldn’t either,” Press wrote. “This AP story from the Justice Dept is too far-reaching. Seizing these phone records is a violation of freedom of the press. FIRE Holder.”

On Thursday, Press renewed his call for Holder’s dismissal, writing, “I still haven’t heard a legit justification for the subpoenaing the AP phone records. They didn’t notify AP, they didn’t narrow search.”

“What ‘breach of national security’ are we talking about re the AP story? It’s BS and Holder should be fired,” Press tweeted.

On Fox just now, Democrat talker Julie Roginsky said that Obama’s claim that he only learned about the IRS abuse last Friday, in the press, means one of two things: Either he’s uniformed because his staff aren’t doing their jobs, or he knows more than he is saying and is not being “entirely forthcoming.” It clearly pained Roginsky to speak both of those possibilities.

It’s such a distinct pattern we have here: Obama doesn’t know anything. Holder doesn’t know anything. Hillary Clinton doesn’t know anything. About anything.

The truth, obviously, is that they all knew. They’re just lying about it now.

More: WaPo: Eric Holder May Have Lied About that Whole ‘It Put Americans at Risk’ Thing

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Please remember that Holder insisted the AP phone records needed to be subpoenaed because of a serious security threat to Americans.

Yet President Obama knew nothing of this until after the news broke.

Okay, so we're expected to assume that there's a security threat, so big that a major news organization needs to be spied upon -- in violation of the First Amendment! -- to keep Americans safe. Yet this security threat is so small that the President didn't need to be informed.

At least one of them is lying. My guess is that they both are -- there wasn't a National Security reason to do this at all, and the President knew all about it.
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Holder should never have been hired. He's a racial bigot and so's his little dog. That's the long version of the story and the short, and it's enough.
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IRS "agents" have "seized" health records of millions of people in California without consent ... sound familiar?? These bums are lying, lying, lying and it's getting more and more transparent every day ... they are in effect holding the U.S.A. in contempt; that would be us of course.
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YOU CAN TAKE THE THUG OUT OF CHICAGO ...
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THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES, NO BRAINS AND NO MORALS.
So what else is new?
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Did Obama tell the truth about "Frank" in his autobiography?

Did he tell the truth about Bill Ayers?

Did he tell the truth about how he got into two Ivy League schools without a single honor of any type?

Did he tell the truth about The New Party?

Did he tell the truth about his Social Security issues and passport travels?

Did he and Holder tell the truth about Fast and Furious?

Did he tell the truth about Benghazi and the video?

Did he tell the truth about Obamacare being a tax?

Did he and Holder tell the truth about the New Black Panther voter intimidation case?

Did he and Holder tell the truth about targeting conservatives and going after "enemies" to punish them?

And...in all this...Bill Press is upset and wants Holder fired because the bootlickers at the AP got the back of the totalitarian hand?

The American people being savaged doesn't bother them, but this crosses the line?

Birds of a feather flock together. And, Bill Press and the Agenda Media can go flock themselves.
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Whack-a-Mole: Holder resigns _here_ and pops back up later _there_
none the worse for wear. Send him to prison for 5 years or until Obama
leaves office, whichever comes first.
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A paranoid would connect the USG's (non-DoD) buying-up and massive stockpiling of ammunition to this massive wave of scandal thusly;

Reichstag fires need a spark. We are witnessing the Cloward-Piven "overload and collapse the system" end-state.
1 year ago
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We need an "Abolish the IRS" march on Washington. Preferably on July 4th.
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I think Holder will resign before more of the DOJ's dirty laundry is aired.
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Violating freedom of religion is ok, violating right to keep and bear arms is ok, but violate freedom of the press? We can't have that.

Bunch of hypocrites. If you had done your jobs in 2007 & 08 he never would have got past Kucinich and Biden (much less Hillary) in the primaries.
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Press used to be chairman of the CA Democrat Party. When you've lost somebody with that kind of party cred...
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Holder should never have been hired. He's a racial bigot and so's his little dog. That's the long version of the story and the short, and it's enough.
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