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    ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    March 12, 2012

    ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Published: 2:18 PM 03/12/2012
    By Matthew Boyle - The Daily Caller

    Oklahoma Democratic Rep. Dan Boren won’t say if he supports Attorney General Eric Holder amid a surge in the number of House members who have demanded Holder’s resign over Operation Fast and Furious.

    A spokesperson for Boren, a conservative Democrat who is a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, said the congressman had “no comment” on whether he still has confidence in Holder.

    This is the first time a Democrat has openly refused to support Holder as 120 congressmen, three senators, two sitting governors and all major GOP presidential candidates demand his resignation.

    Boren was one of 31 Democrats who signed a letter to President Barack Obama on June 3, 2011, asking him to direct the Justice Department and Holder to provide all information and documents related to Fast and Furious to congressional investigators.

    Obama and Holder have apparently ignored the request from Boren and his colleagues, and are still withholding more than 70,000 pages of lawfully subpoenaed documents from House oversight committee chairman Darrell Issa and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. Holder has, however, provided the documents to the DOJ’s internal Office of the Inspector General.

    The other 30 Democrats who signed that letter did not immediately respond to TheDC’s requests for comment.

    Dan Boren | Eric Holder | No Comment | The Daily Caller
    Folks are going to jail over the Fast and Furious deaths, they just don't know it yet. It's called Criminally Neglegent Manslaughter and it's very much a crime. There's a Bad Moon a Risin over the Democrat party.



    If they don't take care of it anytime soon, it will consume their party like a funeral pyre.
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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Republicans are SO desperate for a scandal ....good luck in november.

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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by SypherAL View Post
    Republicans are SO desperate for a scandal ....good luck in november.
    Over 8% unemployment for the longest sustained time in the history of this country since the great depression. 19% underemployment (stimulus jobs), $4+ trillion dollars in new debt in less than 3 years, home foreclosures continuing unabated by any Obama plan, gasoline heading toward $5 a gallon driving up prices of all consumer goods, food prices hitting the stratosphere and GDP growth below 2% which means we're losing ground. I need to be wishing YOU good luck!
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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by Prof. Peabody View Post
    Over 8% unemployment for the longest sustained time in the history of this country since the great depression. 19% underemployment (stimulus jobs), $4+ trillion dollars in new debt in less than 3 years, home foreclosures continuing unabated by any Obama plan, gasoline heading toward $5 a gallon driving up prices of all consumer goods, food prices hitting the stratosphere and GDP growth below 2% which means we're losing ground. I need to be wishing YOU good luck!
    All as a result, which you forgot to add, from the bush administration policies which Mitt Romney plans to take us back to. Unemployment has gradually decreased for several months now, Jobs are being added every month, economists are beginning to acknowledge significant recovery, debt increase would not be so bad if the rich would be willing to pay their fair share of taxes which mathematically is the only real way to balance out debt....and the republicans know this. The president is not responsible for gas prices...free market is...one of republicans major core beliefs. It takes time to recover from a multi-trillion dollar deficit which was undoubtedly created by the Republican party. Do you REALLY think American's are willing to return to the same policies that brought us to this point? The republican party, or should i say tea party, is holding America's government hostage because of religious ideology, Americans will throw every single bum out in November when Obama gets re-elected....THEN we can finally begin to grow economically. Don't get too upset on election night, it will be a good lesson for you.
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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by SypherAL View Post
    Republicans are SO desperate for a scandal ....good luck in november.
    There's no desperation when people end up dead because of this blunder. This should be a bipartisan issue but as always Liberals want to turn a blind eye.

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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky View Post
    There's no desperation when people end up dead because of this blunder. This should be a bipartisan issue but as always Liberals want to turn a blind eye.
    To be fair, if this had happened during the Bush administration, Republicans would have turned a blind eye.

    There is no right vs wrong in Washington. Only right vs. left.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    To be fair, if this had happened during the Bush administration, Republicans would have turned a blind eye.
    Hypothetically speaking of course... Since it DIDN'T happen during the Bush Administration.

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    There is no right vs wrong in Washington. Only right vs. left.
    And as bad as it's ever been. Yet since it did happen to Obama, what we don't see is the media hammering this and investigating - more like the media is complicit, sidelined. Hypothetically speaking, that certainly wouldn't have happened during the Bush Administration.
    “I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Hypothetically speaking of course... Since it DIDN'T happen during the Bush Administration.
    This didn't, but it's not like nothing bad happened during the Bush years. It's not a "bash Bush" thing, but he wasn't perfect. Republicans routinely wanted to gloss things over during that time.

    And as bad as it's ever been. Yet since it did happen to Obama, what we don't see is the media hammering this and investigating - more like the media is complicit, sidelined. Hypothetically speaking, that certainly wouldn't have happened during the Bush Administration.
    It is as bad as it's ever been, but why isn't Fox investigating? It's not like they love Obama. It's not the Democrats' job to do their job for them.

    Bipartisanship is long gone.


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: ‘No comment’: Democrat refuses to support Holder amid resignation calls

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    This didn't, but it's not like nothing bad happened during the Bush years. It's not a "bash Bush" thing, but he wasn't perfect. Republicans routinely wanted to gloss things over during that time.
    The media didn't though ... take today: Democrats gloss over just like Republicans may have then, with the added bonus of the media glossing over. Democrats have the edge there.



    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    It is as bad as it's ever been, but why isn't Fox investigating? It's not like they love Obama. It's not the Democrats' job to do their job for them.
    The question shouldn't be Fox specific it should be media specific. Why isn't the media, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, NYT, NY Post, Chicago Sun Times... Mother Jones, New Republic.... etc.etc.etc... doing the investigating. Fox is one media group - granted large but insignificant when compared to the entire media field.



    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Bipartisanship is long gone.
    ... because the Democrats, Republicans and Media want it that way... whoever has the loudest bullhorn to blame the other wins... and right now the edge goes to the Democrats with their media allies, hollywood allies, University and higher education allies, Union allies... the list is quite impressive.
    “I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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