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Issa: ´Operation Choke Point"
is Illegal, Must be Dismantled

Breitbart Big Government, by Michael Patrick Leahy

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Posted By:earlybird, 5/31/2014 7:01:55 AM

The Justice Department´s “Operation Choke Point” is so flagrantly illegal it cannot continue in any form under the law, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Charman Darrell Issa´s staff said in a new report, setting up a constitutional confrontation between the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. "In light of the Department´s obligation to act within the bounds of the law, and its avowed commitment not to ´discourage or inhibit´ the lawful conduct of honest merchants, it is necessary to disavow and dismantle Operation Choke Point,” the report said. The controversial Obama administration initiative known as Operation Choke Point

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/31/2014 7:11:35 AM     (No. 9868052)

This entire administration is a criminal enterprise and must be dismantled. They do not feel bound by any laws. They feel their agenda must be pursued and takes precedence over any laws. And they don´t care who thinks otherwise.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 5/31/2014 7:58:54 AM     (No. 9868100)

Fast & Furious was about establishing a means to justify strict gun control in the U.S. Remember Hillary´s shrill screeching that so many firearms from the U.S. were used in crimes in Mexico, and that we need tougher laws?

Even after it was proved it was the ATF, FBI and Justice department that were illegally running guns to violent criminal in Mexico, Boehner did nothing.

Does anyone really think Boehner will do anything about Operation Choke Point?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starlady, 5/31/2014 8:06:50 AM     (No. 9868108)

The House voted yesterday to cut off funding for this specific operation in the budget allotment for DOJ. Apparently that is the end of it as bank spokesmen commented after passage they were relieved by the action of the House.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 5/31/2014 8:15:39 AM     (No. 9868120)

This is really simple, organize a number of affected companies to sue. File a friend of the court in support. Have them similarly file a complaint with the FCC for discrimination.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 5/31/2014 8:16:47 AM     (No. 9868121)

The disappointment is congress´s inaction to rein in these abuses of power. CONGRESS DO NOT DEFUND THIS OPERATION DEFUND THE DOJ.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: privateer, 5/31/2014 8:51:57 AM     (No. 9868161)

I find it impossible not to believe Boehner is playing for the other team...in both senses of the phrase. Gelded Obama Patsys.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 5/31/2014 10:13:32 AM     (No. 9868257)

What about the thousands of other laws that the two head banditos have broken? We might as well have turned this administration over to the Mafia in 2008, who would have done a far better overall job.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Caveman, 5/31/2014 10:56:48 AM     (No. 9868319)

More bluster from Issa.
Can we get at least one issue resolved? Please? Maybe the IRS scandal.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TIme4AR2, 5/31/2014 12:13:19 PM     (No. 9868406)

"Illegal"

Or is it a ´high crime´? Misdemeanor?

What are you gonna do about it , issa?

Impeach?

I´m thinking, NOT! [wussa]

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dman, 5/31/2014 1:49:08 PM     (No. 9868516)

Our Destroyer in Chief continues to dismantle the country on many fronts. This is just another.

If only we had a real opposition party to push back hard.

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