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Wisconsin ´John Doe´ probe is the latest
partisan attack on free speech

Washington Examiner, by Steve Forbes

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Posted By:grace52, 4/7/2014 3:37:21 PM

Score one for the defense of free speech. Earlier this year, a Wisconsin judge overseeing the secret “John Doe” investigation of conservative groups terminated multiple subpoenas that were used to seize their communications and other records. While this is a victory for First Amendment rights, the abuses continue with the intent to sideline all conservatives before the state´s 2014 elections. More ominously, it appears to be part of a larger effort by left-leaning government officials to use campaign finance rules against one party, despite the law.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/7/2014 3:54:14 PM     (No. 9801473)

Over time if the courts impede oppressive government then the oppressive government will neuter or ignore the courts.

Roughly one government official a decade is ever punished for abuse of authority. Which means you are about as likely to witness someone struck by a meteorite..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: locarno, 4/7/2014 6:45:00 PM     (No. 9801698)

"The Wisconsin investigation is part of a campaign by the Left to use government power against citizens and groups who disagree with them, even if it means breaking the law and violating constitutional rights."

Okay, so my question was, and will always be, why aren´t these people being arrested and sent to prison? Oh, thats right. They´re democrats targeting Republicans, so it must be okay. The law, or more specifically the ENFORCEMENT of the law, only applies to non-democrats.

This is exactly why the country is going down the toilet. We were a nation founded on the rule of law. Since the law no longer applies, therefore it appears the country no longer exists in the manner it was formed. It exists in the manner Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Eric HOlder says it does. I can´t think of anything more chilling than this axis of evil running the country according to their own whims. And folks, thats exactly whats happening.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 4/7/2014 9:21:47 PM     (No. 9801887)

Two can play this game. The GOP needs to use these tactics against the Rats. See how much they like it.

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