Senate Stops Confirmation of Obama’s Justice Department Nominee Who Defended Cop Killer

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller, March 5, 2014

The Senate on Wednesday voted to block Debo Adegbile, President Obama’s controversial nominee for assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, from being confirmed.

Adegbile’s nomination had been contested because of his history at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund defending notorious cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was found guilty of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Senate majority leader Harry Reid pleaded with the Democratic-controlled Senate to approve Adegbile’s nomination, but enough Democrats sided with Republicans on Wednesday afternoon to block a procedural step leading to a final vote. Fifty-two senators voted against proceeding, while 47 voted for it.

Faulkner’s wife has asked lawmakers to vote against Adegbile’s confirmation. “The thought that Mr. Adergbile would be rewarded, in part, for the work he did for my husband’s killer is revolting,” Maureen Faulkner wrote in a letter.

The Fraternal Order of Police has also called on lawmakers to vote against Adergbile because of the case, which they said “turned the justice system on its head with unfounded and unproven allegations of racism.”

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Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican, said: “There are many highly qualified Americans who can carry out this critical mission, and it is a critical mission. Mr. Adegbile’s record and what he has actually done creates serious doubts that he’s one of them.”

Vice President Biden, in his capacity as president of the Senate, took the unusual step of presiding over the Senate during the Adegbile vote in case he could break a tie. Biden was not able to step in, however, because over 50 Senators opposed Adegbile’s nomination.

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[Editor’s Note: President Obama has this to say on the failure to approve his nominee:

“The Senate’s failure to confirm Debo Adegbile to lead the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice is a travesty based on wildly unfair character attacks against a good and qualified public servant. As a lawyer, Mr. Adgebile has played by the rules. And now, Washington politics have used the rules against him. The fact that his nomination was defeated solely based on his legal representation of a defendant runs contrary to a fundamental principle of our system of justice–and those who voted against his nomination denied the American people an outstanding public servant.”]

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  • David Ashton

    A racist Senate now?

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I can just here some of the ones who were once on the political bubble.
      “…Geez–these really are Chicago gangsters. What did I get myself into?…”

    • I was astonished at this development because the Senate is currently Democrat-controlled.

  • thomas edward

    No sweat, o’bama can find another just like the guy they turned down in two shakes of a lambs tail…

    • Reverend Bacon

      Normally, yes, but Chokwe Lumumba met with an untimely demise. He could always pardon Mona Nelson, I suppose.

      • Who Me?

        Who is Mona Nelson? Isn’t that the 300 lb skank that kidnapped and murdered the little White boy with a blowtorch?

        • Reverend Bacon

          That’s the one. I was trying to figure out who else was “just like the guy…” and her name came to mind.

        • Cid Campeador

          What happened to the sow? Was she convicted?

    • Cid Campeador

      Johnny Cochran would be have been a great candidate.

      • TheAntidote

        I think Kwame Kilpatrick would be the ideal candidate for the job, but barring him, didn’t Louie FarraCon recently show an interest in law and the courts?

    • Mergatroyd

      Wasn’t that why Marshall “Eddie” Conway was released from prison?

      He killed a white-devil cop so that makes him a perfect candidate.

    • Fathercoughlin

      Trayvons dead…

    • Cid Campeador

      Maybe they could nominate King Samir Shabazz and so what if he doesn’t have a Law Degree. He got away with calling for the genocide of White people and their babies. He sounds like a “shoe in” to me.

  • Puggg

    Just reading this, you’d swear up and down over and out that this was an election year.

    This whole news and set of circumstances has put my boss in a state of confusion. And I’m loving it.

    • Oil Can Harry

      I really didn’t think this lowlife would be defeated. A small victory but one to savor.

  • Jesse James

    Good to see that there are still some radicals that even a slight majority of Senators can’t stomach.

  • Dave4088

    Don’t be fooled by Communist Party USA’s sudden principled stand. If this wasn’t an election year Adegbile would have been approved with near unanimity by CPUSA and with the help of the cowards in the Republican party.

    CPUSA still hates white people, but desperately need their votes in the mid term elections.

  • MekongDelta69

    This is – no doubt – due to the ‘Legacy of Slavery,’ ‘Jim Crow,’ and ‘Institutional Racism.’

    But don’t worry – in the article below this on AmRen, I nominated Eddie Conway to take his place for all the reasons I named there.

    NoBama will love that ‘brother’ too…

  • Luke N

    “Senate majority leader Harry Reid pleaded with the Democratic-controlled Senate to approve Adegbile’s nomination”

    So, an OLD WHITE MAN begs people to approve this thug who defended a vicious killer? People like Reid are the ones who are destroying the white race. How can we blame blacks when we have animals like Reid? Lord have mercy. The white race is killing itself.

    • soul hunter

      Reid may be white on the outside
      but on the inside . . . . he’s black and evil..

    • Fathercoughlin

      I SO agree witcha! Reid is such a scumbag low-life little weasely little thug.

  • Extropico

    Even some notorious RINOs voted to deny the Kenyan’s Nigerian nominee. A broken clock ended up keeping accurate time today.

    • DNA Explains It All

      I believe this is due only to the inescapable fact that a broken clock has to be right at least twice a day. It isn’t “keeping accurate time”.

      • Extropico

        It’s called a metaphor. And no, a broken clock isn’t necessarily correct twice a day… a stopped one is, provided it doesn’t disintegrate within 24 hours. 🙂

        • John R

          I think your metaphor went right over his head. I always liked it myself, though.

      • Reverend Bacon

        And a clock that runs backwards is right 4 times a day. For an infinitesimal amount of time, however. That sounds more like what we’ve got.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I guess they’re Tuesday/Thursday traitors and every other weekend.

      • Extropico

        I’d love to hear of some NSA-conducted recordings of Congressmen negotiating to take some wrath from the voters on one matter in exchange for some consideration on another matter.

  • Luca

    The fact that Obama would even nominate this lowly radical character and then feign shock that occasionally even Democrats do the right thing is a perfect example of how truly radical this mulatto is.

    You would think he would have at least an ounce of compassion and humanity for Danial Faulkner’s widow. I guess he used up all his compassion for the family of Trayvon Martin.

    I hope you rot in jail Mumia and enjoy a slow painful death. Same goes for your unjust phony radical defenders.

    • MBlanc46

      Obama doesn’t need compassion for whites anymore. He won’t be standing for office again, so he going to do everything he can over the next three years to destroy traditional America.

  • negrolocaust

    this makes me reflect on the morgan harrington murder. morgan harrington was a 20 year old virginia tech student who was raped and beaten to death by a black who has yet to be caught only linked by dna from a previous rape. the news media showed white beautiful morgan’s room which was plastered with “vote obama” bumper stickers and record and cd covers with black muscians pinned all over her wall. raped and then had literally every bone in her body shattered then dumped in a corn field. even knowing this and who the perp was her rich parents then go to africa and open up a school for african children. IT MAKES ME VOMIT.

    • negrolocaust

      morgan harrington: voted for obama. raped and beaten to death by a black.

      • negrolocaust

        the morgan harrington educational wing dedication. IN AFRICA.

        • They’ve completely lost their minds.
          Truly sickening.
          Hurl/puke/barf

          • dave

            Look at the shack in the background. If not for the white race,they all would be living like this. They never invented anything, cured any diseases and have no written language.

          • SaggyGenes

            “If not for the white race,they all would be living like this.”

            Not quite. They wouldn’t have a garbage can.

        • Spartacus

          Her parents killed her by raising her badly . Let’s hope they get killed by the gr0ids too .

          • Who Me?

            The only way I can get my mind around this is to think that they were surely unhinged completely by the death of their daughter. Nothing else comes even close to explaining it. Either that or they are lunatic traitors… .

          • Laura Dilworth

            raised her badly? what were the circumstances of her death? you could be killed by a minority, doesn’t mean you weren’t raised right.

          • Spartacus

            She was an Obama supporter . By default, most people vote/support people of their own race, and it takes serious brainwashing to do the opposite .

          • Laura Dilworth

            but how did it result directly in her death? i don’t know the details

          • Spartacus

            I don’t know, they never caught the killer . But they obviously didn’t tell her the nr 1 rule – Stay away from darkies .

          • Cid Campeador

            Our path to obliteration began on April 14, 1865.

        • Another winner of the special Amy Biehl Edition of the Darwin Award.

      • dave

        Her misplaced sympathies got her killed. She was a race traitor. Who cares.

        • soul hunter

          It’s difficult to see a flower killed by a no good jabronie. . . . but here again white people must learn that the black man is wrong for the white culture . . . . they are brutal and should never be be trusted ,,

          • dave

            Obviously she was taught otherwise. After her death,her naive parents go and build a school for un-civilized Africans. IMO,her parents had a hand in her death.

          • gemjunior

            When will they learn?

          • Cid Campeador

            Yes. How many more of our daughters, sons and other loved ones have to be sacrificed on the altar of the Legacy of Slavery before there is a response? People are starting to awaken despite the efforts of this Regime, their predecessors and their running dog media to evade the truth.
            At some point there will be an incident that will touch the match to the fuse. The mid term elections and the 2016 election will be either the ones that turn us around or will be the last elections.

          • Cid Campeador

            This story sounds sickeningly familiar to the murder of Amy Biehl who was dragged out of a car in S. Africa and beaten and stabbed to death by a mob of Primitives.
            Her father forgave and embraced the principle perpetrators and he and his wife erected a monument to her.

          • Katherine McChesney

            Amy Biehl was hacked to pieces by a machete.

          • Cid Campeador

            I know but I didn’t want to elaborate on the gory details. The part that I really can’t forget is when I read how the Blacks in the Gallery laughed when a witness was describing how Amy groaned in pain with each thrust.
            If I were that father I would have strapped a bomb to myself and killed as many of those savages as possible.
            HE embraced and forgave them!
            The other monsters from Knoxville joked about how Channon (“the white Bitch”)”screamed for her daddy”while they were raping and sodomizing her.
            There is not one iota of humanity in these bastards.
            The Only person who can “forgive” is the one who is the actual victim of a crime or a wrong. Therefore there IS no forgiveness for murder. But there IS revenge.

          • Reading the details about Channon Christian’s and Christopher Newsome’s gruesome, inhumanly brutal murders kept me sleepless and depressed for a week. That the savage creatures who killed them are still breathing sometimes fills me with despair. What has happened to White people?

          • Cid Campeador

            You can let off a little steam at Execute LeMaricus Davidson on FB.

          • She was hacked to death with a machete. Since edged weapons have no will of their own, I would say the machete was wielded by a negro.

          • Of course it hurts. I’m not really an orc, but we can not be expected to protect these people from their own deliberate foolishness.

        • Cid Campeador

          YOU sound like Leonard Pitts who’s closing comment on the murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom in Knoxville was “Cry me a river”.
          Morgan was a victim of the educational system.

          • dave

            Excuse me. My daughter doesn’t have “vote for Obama” and gang banger rappers hanging on her wall. My daughter was educated by me,not the school system. Morgan was a victim of her liberal parents who should’ve taught her the dangers of multiculturalism and diversity. Cry me a river.

      • Cid Campeador

        I was merely admonishing that poster about his hard hearted statement that he didn’t care about this girl who was so brutally raped and murdered by hominid. I compared what he said with Leonard Pitts callous and cruel remark vis a vis The Knoxville Horror.
        Why was mine deleted?

        • Mergatroyd

          There was no hominid involved in that killing.

          • Cid Campeador

            Perhaps you’re right. How about plain old “Pongid”?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        This sketch of the suspect looks like something out of Anthropology Today.

    • Triarius

      Amy Biehl syndrome. I have no sympathy for traitors.

    • Cid Campeador

      They’ll probably never get the bastard! I didn’t hear about this one.
      There will be a response soon, very soon. The pot is boiling!

    • Garrett Brown

      She deserved it for being a mud shark. You lay with filth, you are filth.

    • Germanicus

      Obama stickers on her wall…? God help us. Classic self-loathing behavior. And then the report is that the parents go commit an act of missio-bation in Africa to make sure that they can ostentatiously “cure their hate,” I wouldn’t be surprised. Xenophobia is a good thing for the general population. Yes, there will always be people (10% or 20%, maybe) that are xenotolerant. These people become foreign businessmen, diplomats and missionaries. Fine. Those are particular career traits, callings and vocations, not ideals to be foisted on everyone. Back to this family, do they see that the real guilt was causing their daughter to be unwary and unprotected? Could it be that in subtle ways she surpressed her alarms until it was too late? This is the obvious question, of course. I see these types in church parishes and congregations of every sort. This is what happens when a mushy spiritism replaces theology grounded in natural law (scholastic theology would be my preference, at that).  Natural law considerations indicate and acknowledge the reality and value of xenophobic reactions, among many other things. Grace builds on nature–it does not replace it. It integrates with nature. Prudentially, these considerations may be subordinated to higher considerations if a person’s particular role calls for it-about only if. In such cases, one does not decide such things on ones own whim some Saturday afternoon. The apt analogy, and this has to be repeated over and over again, is the body: there are tissues that interface with the environment, principally the skin, but also the oral mucosa grading into epithelial linings of the lung or digestive tract, of the living tissue of the eye. In all of these cases of interfacing, there are more–not less–mechanism of protection and immunity.

    • Mergatroyd

      Somebody call Darwin. She was taken out the gene pool before she could spawn mulatto children.

  • John K

    It seems that for Obama, the bigger the scumbag, the more qualified he is.

    • Mergatroyd

      Don’t think Putin doesn’t know it.

  • dave

    One reason they didn’t confirm this thug,it’s an election yr.

    • Germanicus

      The only reason?

  • drattastic

    Adgebile would have fit right in over at the injustice dept.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Watch for a recess appointment.

  • soul hunter

    Senate majority leader Harry Reid pleaded with the Democratic-controlled Senate to approve Adegbile’s nomination, but enough Democrats sided with Republicans on Wednesday afternoon to block a procedural step leading to a final vote. Fifty-two senators voted against proceeding, while 47 voted for it.

    These 47 traitors need to be removed.. Anyone who defends a cop killer should be denounced, castigated and removed from public service..

    • Germanicus

      Oh…castigated…I misread your comment. And for this impudent adolescent-in-chief to disrespectfully call this a “travesty” is even more unbecoming of a President of the United States. His job really is to dispassionately accept these turns of political adventure without engaging in inflammatory language like that. Plenty of presidents have had to eat crow after hard-fought legislative battles. If over-the-top rhetoric is what he wants to indulge in, well he should have become a blogger instead. So, so many of his wise Latinas and Democrats suddenly had a lapse into what, vile racism? I am sick of his imposter.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Sens. Kay Hagan (N.C.), Mary Landrieu (La.) and Mark Begich (Alaska) are all seen as vulnerable in this year’s midterms, but all three voted in favor of moving the nomination forward.

    This should bring all of them down. Let Maureen Faulkner (wife of murdered cop) headline the election ads against these three idiots.

    Reid will wait until after the elections to bring up the nomination again, most likely sometime between Christmas and New Year’s and the six democrats will change their vote to “yes.” If the Democrats lose the Senate, Reid will be pissed and try to force through as many nominees as possible.

    But… if McConnell ever finds his backbone, he could run down the clock in the Senate on measures where the 60 vote filibuster still stands forcing Reid to choose between passing legislation or confirming nominees.

  • MBlanc46

    A critical mission my left cheek.

  • Cid Campeador

    We already have an AGOTUS who has declared that he will not prosecute “my people” and we don’t need another radical official who sees the entire universe through the prism of HIS race..
    Check Abdegbile’s background which is quite similar to that of the President. He’s the son of a Nigerian “father” and an Irish single mother who was the one who raised him and didn’t even get the respect of her son taking her name and predictably, he became a racist White hater.

    Wesley Cooke was slightly wounded by Ptl. Daniel Faulkner as was Faulkner who while lying on the ground gravely wounded shot in the face again by Cooke. THey were both taken to the hospital where witnesses heard him say. “I shot the motherf—er and I hope he dies”. This bastard become a popular hero overnight and was even offered a job as a radio host who could broadcast from his cell on death row. This of course didn’t happen.

    I’d bet the farm that since Wesley Cooke has become a folk hero to the Izquierdistas, and the Sociopaths, he will definitely be pardoned by el President upon his leaving office.

    Abdegbile will get another shot at the nomination and I wonder if the three(?) Dem Congressmen who voted “no” will have the courage to do it again given that the 2014 elections are on the horizon.
    THis country is like a Reactor that is inexorably headed toward critical mass.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      And this is the quote that the AGOTUS, Eric Holder, has been carrying around in his wallet since 1996:

      …“Blackness is another issue entirely apart from class in America. No matter how affluent, educated and mobile [a black person] becomes, his race defines him more particularly than anything else. Black people have a common cause that requires attending to, and this cause does not allow for the rigid class separation that is the luxury of American whites. There is a sense in which every black man is as far from liberation as the weakest one if his weakness is attributable to racial injustice…”

      .

  • IstvanIN

    No wonder Obama liked him: Nigerian/Irish. I am shocked they turned him out on the street, truly shocked. I though Harry Reid wanted to marry this thing off to his daughter he was so in love with him.

    Mulattoes are very dangerous. Resentful to the max.

    • NoMosqueHere

      Interracial kids have no real group identity. And they probably suffer confusion and emotional harm as a result. I wonder if any studies have been done on this subject. My colleague (white) adopted a mulatto child, and the kid attempted suicide when she was about 16.

  • “As a lawyer, Mr. Adgebile has played by the rules.”

    And of course the President would follow the same principle if a lawyer had been performing his constitutional duty by regularly defending the Klan.

  • Major

    If anyone has ever doubted the goals of this PM racist POS, POTUS…I dare you to tell me otherwise.

    • IstvanIN

      PM? Prime Minister?

  • Truth Teller

    Is he an African immigrant? I haven’t been so happy since Zimmerman was acquitted I’m sure there is someone even worse to fill he position. Both the US civil right commission and the civil rights division of the DOJ believe that the 14th amendment does not apply to Whites.

  • blight14

    That the boy-king would even NOMINATE such a cretin should be all anyone needs to know………this is truly beyond belief.

  • Truth Teller

    I’ve been looking at some middle of the road sites. Almost all comments are similar to ours at amren. Obama’s statement vilifying those who voted no is widely scorned. Many think the Senators only voted no because of he coming elections.

  • mobilebay

    Don’t worry, Mr. President, Washington has used its rules against all of us at one time or another.

  • 2eRep

    Debo Adegbile, isn’t this Kenyan for ” one who sniffs and licks his fingers after using the toilet”?

  • emiledurk16

    Any victory we get is good news.

    I’ll bet there were many white senators who voted for his confirmation.

  • John R

    Debo Adegbile? His nomination should be blocked just for that ridiculous name!

    • TheAntidote

      Sounds like a made up name such as could be heard on ‘Star Trek, Next Generation’ such as Gumbelsett or Shaarkob.

  • Only in affirmative action America a man named DEBO can get a job.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      MOFO was taken.

    • NoMosqueHere

      His name should be DEVO, for devolution.

  • Truth Teller

    The police associations put a lot of pressure on the Senators. But even so, almost half voted to confirm this obscenity. It is better than nothing but it illustrates the attitude of the White elite towards the White working class.

  • Truth Teller

    I’m right wing because I want to keep my money out of the hands of people it doesn’t belong to. I am for lower taxes, more write offs, and am against the inheritance and against capital gains taxes. However, I think the Republican party is full of idiots who don’t know how to critically think and think bombing and bloated military budgets is the answer. What does that make me?

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Reports say there is still a threat of a Chicago-style backroom deal.
    Maybe some of the senators will be promised “loans” like Rahm Emanuel will get a “loan”.

  • Who Me?

    The NEXT nominee will be the one O truly wanted in office. This was just a “test” run to see if he could get someone so radical in, and if so, fine, but the one he really wants in will be appointed next, on the premise that they can’t (won’t) say “no” to two in a row.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Yeah, that sounds like Chicago-style, too.
      It was a dry run.
      Maybe it will be Farrakhan.

  • NoMosqueHere

    Barry “Bonehead” Soetoro said: “The fact that his nomination was defeated solely based on his legal representation of a defendant runs contrary to a fundamental principle of our system of justice…”

    Representation of a “defendant?” No, Bonehead Hussein, try a vicious racist cop killer. Unfortunately, there are no public interest lawyers chomping at the bit to file appeal briefs on behalf of whites who kill blacks. Perhaps it’s because whites kill so few blacks, but the reverse is so common.

  • WR_the_realist

    This shows just how awful a nominee has to be before the senate will reject him. The “Wise Latina” got through with little trouble.

  • Truth Teller

    There are some aspects of Christianity such as forgive your enemies that when carried to extremes like the Harrington’s that are just psychotic masochism. Look at that structure in the background. Europeans built Stonehenge 6,000 years ago and stone houses in the Orkneys 9,000 years ago .
    Whether it is called pathological altruism or forgive your enemies something is wrong with Whites.

  • Truth Teller

    Didn’t Channon live for about 3 days being raped and beaten by the monsters?

  • Fathercoughlin

    Amid the endless streams of feces there erupts one spring of clean water! Well its something! The good news: that lowlife monster will not be heading the Justice Departments Office of Civil Rights. Bad news: We HAVE a Justice Departments Department of Civil Rights…

  • bubo

    This guy is another mulatto, he looks almost like an Indian. Why are the mixed ones so hostile to their white side?

  • Truth Teller

    There’s another White Eloi psychotic masochist., Mrs. Peterson of Seattle. Her husband David was shot by OFE monster Bryon White. Mrs. Petersen has already publicly forgiven the monster. The Seattle Times story mostly extolled OFE monster for his high school football career in the first story and then covered it up completely. Indignant liberals are blubbering and blathering about gun violence . With the typical insanely lefty Seattle jury, Bryon will probably be sentenced to 3 weeks of community service.
    I’m all for the Northwest homeland, but remember, the homeland will have to contend with White hating Bill Gates and his billions and the largest city, Seattle and its ultra, ultra lefty population. All, Seattle high schools, public, private, and religious have gay coming out clubs. The University of Washington at Seattle has a high rate of black on White crime including rape. The anti rape feminazis of course absolutely refuse to recognize that almost all the rapes are committed by blacks. When victims report crimes, the police will often write race unknown on the police report.
    OFE Obsolete Farm Equipment imported from Africa.