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July 17, 2013 - 9:27 am

Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is, at the very least, making a great show of pursuing federal charges against acquitted George Zimmerman. The Orlando Sentinel reports:

The DOJ has also set up a public email address to take in tips on its civil rights investigation.

Barbara Arnwine, president and executive director the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – who earlier in the day joined calls for federal civil rights charges against Zimmerman, said that later in the afternoon, she joined a U.S. Department of Justice conference call to discuss the prospects.

“They were calling on us to actively refer anyone who had any information,” that might build a case against Zimmerman for either a civil rights violation or a hate crime, Arnwine said. “They said they would very aggressively investigate this case.”

Arnwine said the call was convened at about 3:30 p.m. by Tom Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, and included representatives from the FBI, and several federal prosecutors, she said. DOJ officials also said they would open a public email address so people could send in tips on the case.

That email address, which is now in operation, is Sanford.florida@usdoj.gov.

In addition to Arnwine’s group, Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Laura Murphy, Washington Chapter head of the ACLU; and several national, Florida and Sanford-based “human relations” groups participated, Arnwine said.

Do you see what’s going on here? DOJ has set up far more than a mere email address, as reported yesterday. The Department of Justice is holding back room conference calls with racial agitators to egg on a case against George Zimmerman. DOJ wants those biased, ideologue-led groups to become informants on a man they already hate. We can be sure that cousins Sherrilyn Ifill and Gwen Ifill, one at the NAACP and the other in public broadcasting, will work to advance the case from their respective angles. With Tom Perez, one of the most radical and racist ideologues ever to bring his disrespect for the rule of law in the DOJ, running the operation, there’s a strong chance that some sort of evidence will be gathered or manufactured and charges against Zimmerman will be filed. The end game is not to convict Zimmerman, but to put the concept of self-defense on trial. The federal trial of George Zimmerman would be a renewed attack on the Second Amendment, outside Congress’ power to resist. Obama wants two years of unchecked power to finish his term, and will abuse the courts to obtain that power.

It will be a political show trial. It will probably happen in the spring of 2014 to let it play out heading into the mid-terms and stir up outrage to bring out the Democrats’ base vote.

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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How come you don't see the DOJ looking into filing federal charges against Roderick Scott or the DOJ setting up a public email address to take tips on a civil rights investigation. google Roderick Scott and you will understand why no federal charges will ever be filed.
1 year ago
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Now that we are back in the 30s in Germany where everyone is described precisely by race, in the government of the white African-American are witch-hunts permitted only of white Hispanics or will they be able to do it to other Hispanics as well? I suppose those with native Indian antecedents could claim treaty immunity. When they finish persecuting the white Hispanics who is next?

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/zimmerman-and-the-jewish-question/
1 year ago
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It is recognized that the Professional Left screwed up by picking this case to publicize based on Zimmerman's name alone. The pre-trial agitation and outrage generated leave the race baitors no choice but to continue escalating their commitment to their poorly chosen campaign. And at step of the way it becomes harder to do .

All this because Zimmerman wouldn't let Trayvon continue with his assault and battery...
1 year ago
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Well, if memory serves me right, since there's no statue of limitations on Federal civil rights violations when deaths are involved, maybe brave Mr. Holder and company could jump on an indictment of OJ? It's not like OJ was practicing self defense. I mean if Holder wants to courageously correct some historical wrongs and travesties of justice, then certainly a butchered dead white ex wife and a dead white Jew in the wrong place at the wrong time in front of the wrong jury count as victims of injustice?
1 year ago
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Chris W. Cox, executive director NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, claimed Holder went too far in extending the debate to "stand-your-ground" laws.

"The attorney general fails to understand that self-defense is not a concept, it's a fundamental human right," he said in a statement. "To send a message that legitimate self-defense is to blame is unconscionable, and demonstrates once again that this administration will exploit tragedies to push their political agenda."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/17/nra-blasts-holder-for-attacking-stand-your-ground-laws-after-zimmerman-verdict/#ixzz2ZKBggHdw
1 year ago
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So, if someone is banging your head on the concrete and you defend yourself...you have violated his civil rights.

Translation: this is an administration by the criminals, for the criminals, of the criminals.
Which of course should not astonish anybody, because the marxists hate law and order.
1 year ago
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It's the Chicago way. Remember -- Capone's mistake was not bribing the local politicians enough.
1 year ago
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Any way we can spam that email address to death without Holder putting us on his enemies list?
1 year ago
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go to an internet cafe (if they still exist). Create a new e-mail account using one of their computers and report away.
1 year ago
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The natural right of self-defense is not just covered by the 2nd Amendment (although THAT is the real meaning of that amendment, rather than gun ownership), it is also covered under the right to "Life" in the Declaration of Independence. It's as if this administration wants to adopt the British system of hostility towads self-defense.
1 year ago
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This is very disturbing. If verdicts are not to this Administration's liking they will take it to a higher level. I am reminded of dissidents like Andrei Sakharov and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn who were became "Public Enemy #1" in the former USSR and were demoralized beyond comprehension. Their lives were ruined and they never recoverd their lost lives. Zimmeran can be equated as a dissident of our time. The government does not like the outcome of the verdict and will use all powers they can muster to show THEY, AND ONLY THEY, can give the final verdict. Welcome to the the "Brave New World" of Soviet America. We are noe living in an American Gulag.
1 year ago
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Well, not exactly. Neither Sakharov nor Solzhenitsyn shot a guy. However, I agree that the government and the race industry are starting to look like the real bullies here.

Nobody seems to covering that angle: the vast powers now being deployed against ONE MAN.

I'll be interested to see how passively the American public accepts this nonsense.
1 year ago
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Double jeopardy is supposed to be unconstitutional, just like double taxation. Besides isn't DOJ too busy investgating the IRS for their double standards targetting right leaning political groups?
1 year ago
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It won't be double jeopardy because they won't charge him with murder, they'll charge him with violating the punk's civil rights, a very easy charge to make. Since it is true that a prosecutor can indict a hamburger, he'll be indicted no matter what fanciful crap they have to dream up to do it and he actually stands a good chance of being convicted in the federal courts where under the best of circumstance they tend to have only the charade of a fair trial before the hanging, see, e.g., the matter of the late Senator Ted Stevens.
1 year ago
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it won't be double jeopardy, but it should be. the lawyers invented this whole criminal vs civil perversion, then the feds piled on with the civil rights thing.

under the intent of the Founders, it is double jeopardy, in my opinion. under the current perversion called the legal system it isn't.

what many seem to forget is that the prosecution doesn't have to win in court to win. total financial destruction of the innocent works as well as a conviction
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