Archives November 2011

THE EGREGIOUS ATTORNEY GENERAL: ERIC HOLDER

Imagine J. Edgar Hoover hiring members of the Carlo Gambino family for employment in the FBI, giving access to insider files and information galore, all of which is certain to find its way back to the top Mafia bosses. Would that make Hoover a hero? An idiot? In the hip pocket of the mob?

Well, Hoover was no idiot. And it certainly would not make him a hero. That leaves one answer.

Not much different than our illustrious Attorney General, Eric Holder, presidential protectorate-in-charge, our nation’s number one crime fighter.

Before Obama’s election, Eric Holder was a senior partner a law firm that were involved in the on-going defense of seventeen Terrorists/Jihadists incarcerated in Guantanamo — pro bono. Eric Holder became attorney general, passing muster from a deaf/dumb/blind congress. Then — guess what. He hired nine of those very attorneys to work inside the justice department.

Pro bono is defined as “free services.” Generally, lawyers take up a defense pro bono when they have favorable feelings toward the defendants and sympathize with their plight. Now, nine of those attorneys are in a position of prosecuting the same individuals they once chose to defend — Free! And we are supposed to believe that the Attorney General, and his staff, are impartial? We are supposed to believe that they will receive a vigorous prosecution?

Al Qaeda could not be more pleased.

Click here: Holder’s Justice Department Full of Terrorist Defenders

There have been plenty of poor Attorney Generals in the past, from both parties. But none have ever been suspected or accused of unAmerican intentions and working in the best interests of our enemies. Not one.

Start with decisions to try the 9/11 terrorists in a civilian court, where they would have access to civil rights that were never intended for enemy combatants of the United States. Then, the inexplicable reading of Miranda Rights to captured enemy combatants in the war zones and other terrorists in the U.S., including the Underwear Bomber, thereby providing the Taliban and al Qaeda and every other terrorist organization in the world with the protections of a local thief in Peoria. What might be mountains of valuable intelligence information, usually obtained from prisoners, is doomed to be lost to thin air. Much of that would save American lives down the road.

It is utterly mind boggling.

Click here: Charles Krauthammer

 Without explanation, Holder dropped charges against the New Black Panther party who had fatigue-clad members holding billy clubs clearly intimidating white voters at a polling place. Ironically, this is the same New Black Panther Party group that was photographed marching with then Senator Barack Obama in 2007. Federal Attorney, J. Christian Adams, resigned from the Department of Justice in protest of this scurrilous action.

Click here: Photos: Obama marched with New Black Panthers

Every conscious American in this nation is aware that the Radical elements within the Islamist movement are primarily behind the terrorism problem around the globe. Yet, Mr. Holder hasn’t the intelligence or the willingness to acknowledge this before a congressional committee. Check out this embarrassing exchange – ashamed to call him our Attorney General:

Click here: Eric Holder Refuses To Say “Radical Islam” – YouTube

The list of nefarious examples could consume a hundred pages. So, let’s move to the present debacle, a Justice Department initiative known as Fast And Furious. Rather than closing borders and fighting drug smuggling insurgents on the Mexican border, Mr. Holder’s organization chose to engage in the sale of hundreds of firearms, by ATF, (over two thousand of them) to Mexican cartels and criminals. Some 1400 have not been recovered. Twenty-one have been recovered from violent crime scenes in Mexico. Altogether, 179 were involved in criminal activity, that we know of. One was involved in the killing of American Border Patrol Agent, Brian Terry.

This Attorney General told a congressional committee in May, that he only heard about the Fast and Furious operation “a couple weeks ago” and denied any knowledge or complicity in the operation. That’s like Eisenhower claiming he didn’t know that the D-Day invasion was being planned.

I have worked for a major law enforcement agency for thirty years. It is impossible for Eric Holder not only to have known about Fast and Furious, he had to approve it from the upstart.

Eric Holder is a liar and an enemy of America.

Click here: Eric Holder Lied to Congress on Fast and Furious – YouTube

The only reason Barack Obama would keep Holder on as Attorney General, is because he shares the same ideology, the same goals and the same attitudes. Obama’s protection of Holder should portend his own impeachment.

As of now, 53 members of congress have called for Holders resignation. That list is growing. And they are certainly not calling for resignations because he is a democrat.

One of those, is Rep. Allen West, destined to be a future president. Watch and listen to his demand for Holder’s resignation:

Click here: Allen West Calls On Eric Holder to Resign

The fox is guarding the hen house. And, Mr. Obama’s Teflon coating is beginning to thin out. He can no longer support this egregious person in such a high position of power.

Eric Holder must go. If he does not, then Obama and Holder must go together. Americans should be writing letters until their fingers cramp.

 

"HUGO" – Movie Review

HUGO    9 ½
Imagine, a first class Hollywood film, minus any sex scenes, car chases, bullets flying and not  one “F” word. Yes, it is possible, and its title is “Hugo.” One of the most delightful movies in a long time, complete with a stirring and imaginative plot, wonderful cinematography and first-class actors who are infinitely believable in their respective rolls.
“Hugo” is a young orphan who miraculously ends up living inside the clock mechanisms of a Paris train station, circa early 1930s. His father, who died in a fire, left behind a mechanical man who young Hugo tries desperately to bring to repair, but is met with obstacles in the person of a mean old man, a station vendor played by Sir. Ben Kingsley, and a station security officer played by Sacha Cohen. Eventually,Hugo (played marvelously by Asa Butterfield whose actual age is 14) is befriended by a young girl which leads the two of them into a quasi-fantasy adventure until they discover the mean old man has a secret history which enthralls the boy and everyone in the audience as well.
The movie gets better as the time passes, and toward the end, the viewer will be surprised to learn a great deal about the origin of movie making.
I cannot imagine this picture not receiving an Oscar nomination, particularly in directing (Martine Scorsese), costume, make-up, set design, screenplay and actor, for Ben Kingsley.
Jude Law plays a small role as well.
If you appreciate good movie making, you’ll appreciate “Hugo.” Here’s a trailer:
http://www.hugomovie.com/#home

“HUGO” – Movie Review

HUGO    9 ½

Imagine, a first class Hollywood film, minus any sex scenes, car chases, bullets flying and not  one “F” word. Yes, it is possible, and its title is “Hugo.” One of the most delightful movies in a long time, complete with a stirring and imaginative plot, wonderful cinematography and first-class actors who are infinitely believable in their respective rolls.

“Hugo” is a young orphan who miraculously ends up living inside the clock mechanisms of a Paris train station, circa early 1930s. His father, who died in a fire, left behind a mechanical man who young Hugo tries desperately to bring to repair, but is met with obstacles in the person of a mean old man, a station vendor played by Sir. Ben Kingsley, and a station security officer played by Sacha Cohen. Eventually,Hugo (played marvelously by Asa Butterfield whose actual age is 14) is befriended by a young girl which leads the two of them into a quasi-fantasy adventure until they discover the mean old man has a secret history which enthralls the boy and everyone in the audience as well.

The movie gets better as the time passes, and toward the end, the viewer will be surprised to learn a great deal about the origin of movie making.

I cannot imagine this picture not receiving an Oscar nomination, particularly in directing (Martine Scorsese), costume, make-up, set design, screenplay and actor, for Ben Kingsley.

Jude Law plays a small role as well.

If you appreciate good movie making, you’ll appreciate “Hugo.” Here’s a trailer:

http://www.hugomovie.com/#home

PRIORITIZING THE ABORTION ISSUE

 

Frankly speaking, I don’t care if a presidential candidate is for or against abortions. In electing a supreme policy maker that will govern our economy and our national security, abortion is a non-issue.

People who cast votes on a single-issue are losing site of the big picture. If there is no United States in the future, there will be no freedoms. And if there is a greater lean toward socialism, that portends greater power by the government over the people which is not what our constitution stands for. Therefore, it is utterly stupid to vote for a candidate based solely on his/her views about abortion. China is a communist state and they have the power to determine who has abortions and who does not. Do we want that?

The only influence a president has over abortion policy and laws, is in the appointment of supreme court judges. Roe Vs. Wade has already been decided, and abortion is considered a state matter for legalization.

Neither is a president going to decide the rules of gay marriage. It’s a court matter, which is already being enacted in some of the states. I don’t care if Obama or Cain is for or against gay marriage. It’s a non-issue. I do care if they will employ enemies of the United States to work within our Department of Homeland Security, our Defense Department and our State Department. The security of our country is much more of a vital issue in a time when there are those who want to see us subjugated to another ideology. It is of paramount importance in a national election.

If I were the supreme law maker, I might declare abortions illegal after the first trimester, except when the health and well-being of the mother is in jeopardy. During the first trimester, I feel it is the sole decision of the mother.

Remember, if and when abortion would ever become illegal again, it would open up the black market to the butchers and profiteers, much like it was before the early 1970’s. I well remember those when black market abortionists were raking in the big bucks at the cost of aborting young women in less than sanitary conditions for a price they could barely afford. Making abortions illegal will not stop the practice, it will only drive it underground, just like drugs, and just like alcohol during Prohibition. By making it illegal, it opens the door to more crime and corruption.

The criminals are licking their chops, hoping for new laws of prohibition.

According to Gallup Polls, about 13 percent of voters cast ballots based on that single issue. That’s a sad commentary. Those voters may also be casting votes for those who would see America destroyed. Then what?

There is no perfect world. People who demonstrate and rebel are often legitimate in their complaints. But we must never lose sight of the big picture: Safeguarding the security of this country and making sure the economy does not collapse. Every other issue is far down the list in priority.

POLITICS 101: HOW TO SMEAR A CANDIDATE

Universities, listen up. Here’s a course for Political Science 101: How to derail a candidacy, especially someone who poses a threat of winning when no other stain can be found in his background.

Every wonder how these events plays out behind closed doors? First: The decision has to be made to crush Herman Cain, because he suddenly represents a major threat to Barack Obama and the Democratic agenda. Second: Look for any dirt to scandalize; drugs, arrests, dishonest business practices, thievery, sleazy associates. Third: If all else fails, there’s always accusations sexual impropriety, easy to accuse, hard to prove. But that doesn’t matter. It’s the accusation that sticks.

In 1971, I arrested a man for rape in Liberty City. His accuser was a woman he knew. She had drinks with him at a bar and he allegedly drank too much and forced himself on her in a car. She tested positive for sexual intercourse, her lipstick was on his clothing, and witnesses said he had been drunk.

He was interrogated at the station after handcuffs were removed. While the case was legally sound, he adamantly denied that he forced himself on her and pleaded for understanding. His demeanor seemed so sincere, that we decided to re-investigate before booking him. We asked the woman to take a polygraph. She agreed.

She failed. Not only did she fail, she admitted to falsely accusing the man because he had jilted her for another woman and he allegedly owed her money. She was getting even.

The man was released. The woman went to jail.

In the 1960’s and 70’s, I was the chief investigator for over one hundred accusations of rape. Sadly, nearly half were unfounded. Many false claims of rape were products of embarrassment, revenge, inconvenience and extortion, kids breaking rules, unexplained pregnancy, and demands for hush money.

Women are too often the victims of valid sex crimes. At the same time, women possess tremendous power if and when they decide to accuse a man of sexual impropriety. Often, the stain lingers even though charges are unprovable.

I shook my head recently watching famed attorney and Democratic hatchet woman, Gloria Allred while she stood by the latest female accuser of Herman Cain in front of a battery of microphones. While Allred pulled the strings from behind, much like Edgar Bergen to Charlie McCarthy, Sharon Bialek read from a prepared text claiming sexual impropriety of fourteen years past. This was never reported to authorities, only to a political entity. The timing was perfect. Seems Allred was a hired gun to destroy the candidacy of a rising Republican who posed a significant threat to Barack Obama in 2012.

It was deja vu all over again, recalling the familiar scene from the summer of last year when the same Gloria Allred stood by another weeping “victim” who was accusing what else? A Republican political candidate.  The woman, an illegal alien housekeeper, suddenly condemned her employer of nine years and thus, derailed Meg Whitman’s quest for the governorship of California. Good going Gloria. Your political connections have served you well.

The media, of course, is not paying much attention to who Sharon Bialek really is. In the last twelve years, she has been the defendant in seven law suits. She filed for bankruptcy twice, and has worked for nine employers in the last seventeen years. Appears Ms. Bialek has had a slew of financial problems. Hmm

Herman Cain’s background is textbook impeccable, homegrown from poverty to the pinnacle of success based on his own energy, ambition and intellect. A minority as well, he represents the All-American candidate and a major threat to the sitting president.

Amazing, that in Herman Cain’s sixty-five years of life, and forty in business, the accusers emanate from the same three-year period he was head of the National Restaurant Association, and no other time. Amazing, also, that Ms. Bialek is a denizen of Chicago, the nesting place for Rahm Emanuel and David Axelrod, loyal Obamanites.

This country has a system by which people who commit sex offenses are tried in courts of law — civil and criminal — and not in the court of public opinion. The media has turned this fiasco into a virtual feeding frenzy. At the same time, that same media holds Bill Clinton in high esteem. You figure.

Herman Cain should be admired for the professional demeanor by which he has faced this debacle. Hopefully, he will survive and continue to stir the republican race into the most interesting and stimulating campaign in a very long time.

Perhaps its also time for Cain’s accusers to take that same polygraph test I gave to the woman who cried rape. Don’t hold your breath.

Click here: Cain Truth | Getting out the Truth about Herman Cain

Click here: Herman Cain Press Conference over Sexual Harassment Allegations – YouTube