Lynch Mob: DOJ Ferguson Unit Has Tainted Past

Investor's Business Daily, August 22, 2014

The Criminal Section of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division that is handling the shooting of Michael Brown was once smacked down by a federal judge for gross prosecutorial misconduct.

Demonstrating the same relentless pursuit of truth and justice that occurred after the New Black Panther voter-intimidation case or the death of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in Fast and Furious, Attorney General Eric Holder and his team of leftist lawyers and ideologues have descended on Ferguson, Mo., to assure, as Gov. Jay Nixon put it, justice is done for Brown and his family.

Justice for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson is another thing, as it was for five members of the New Orleans Police Department. They faced federal charges for, and were convicted of, shooting suspected looters on New Orleans’ Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The presumption of innocence was also cast aside in that case, and the end of finding the officers guilty of civil rights violations justified any means.

As Hans von Spakovsky has documented in National Review Online, antics by Justice Department lawyers from the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division included: leaking supposedly secret grand jury proceedings and conducting a PR campaign to influence the jury and inflame public opinion that included blogging on the website of the Times-Picayune newspaper.

The defendants justifiably petitioned for a new trial and on Nov. 26, 2012, in a scathing ruling unnoticed by the media, Louisiana Federal District Court Judge Kurt Englehardt reversed the convictions of the defendants, citing the “perfidy” and “skullduggery” of the Justice Department attorneys.

Spakovsky points out that in his order, Englehardt–who labeled the department’s misconduct “grotesque”–noted the website postings “mocked the defense, attacked the defendants and their attorneys, were approbatory of the United States Department of Justice, declared the defendants obviously guilty, and discussed the jury’s deliberations.”

On Sept. 17, 2013, Englehardt ordered a new trial, noting that federal “prosecutors, acting with anonymity, used social media to circumvent ethical obligations, professional responsibilities, and even to commit violations of the Code of Federal Regulations.”

In their words and actions, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Attorney General Eric Holder have similarly declared to the world their belief that Wilson is obviously guilty–and not of defending himself from a physical assault by someone who allegedly had just committed the strong-arm robbery of a convenience store, but of shooting an innocent teen out for a stroll.

As pointed out by J. Christian Adams, who now writes for PJ Media and once worked in Justice’s Voting Rights Section, many of the Justice Department attorneys who participated in the New Orleans fiasco still work in the Civil Rights Division and the “anti-police biases of lawyers in this unit have resulted in gross prosecutorial misconduct against police officers.”

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  • TruthBeTold

    Again I ask, where are the result of the third autopsy carried out by the Feds?

    I have to believe the reason we’re not hearing about it is because it fits the facts that Officer Wilson gave and not the black and MSM ‘narrative’.

    • SoCal88

      They will keep autopsying until they get the result they are looking for.

      • Too late; they already buried the body.

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    • 1stworlder

      He was shot from behind 907837 times with a watermelon gun.

  • Luca

    Almost anywhere you find a negro or mulatto in charge, you will find incompetence corruption and misconduct. Case in point: DOJ

    I would gladly make a list of the corrupt black politicians and Department heads but I don’t want to overload Amren’s servers.

    • Who Me?

      “Almost anywhere you find a negro or mulatto in charge, you will find incompetence corruption and misconduct. Case in point: DOJ”

      Almost anywhere you find a negro or mulatto in charge, you will find incompetence corruption and misconduct. Case in point: POTUS

      • The Worlds Scapegoat

        Do you realize if our original white politicians weren’t corrupt, there wouldn’t be any blacks here to worry about in the first place. Who let them import blacks here in the first place – White English monarchy?

        • antiquesunlight

          Shipping them over here was absolutely the worst decision we ever made. If our (my) ancestors had known the long term consequences of their actions, they would have never ceased praying for forgiveness.

          • Bill Moore

            Hello,

            When the African slaves were ordered to be let go by Washington DC, the slave owners should have immediately killed all of them. And fed them to their dogs.

            Just My Thoughts,
            Bill Moore

          • Cid Campeador

            Most of us here had no ancestors involved with slavery and even if we did we’re not guilty for any transgressions of the past, I guess most young Germans had more recent ancestors who were members of the NSDAP and/ or who served in the military and were engaged in combat. Some may even been members of the Waffen SS.
            Does that mean that all young Germans should be forced to hate themselves for what happened 60+ years ago.
            Is today’s German government guilting the young for the past?
            Are Hungarians paying reparations to Italy for the atrocities committed by Attila?
            This has got to stop!

          • antiquesunlight

            Well I agree. I certainly wasn’t suggesting otherwise.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      It would be easier/shorter to make a list of those who are not corrupt.

      Here I will start:
      1)….

      The end.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Civil Rights[sic]” are for blacks only.

    We get “Civil Wrongs.”

    • Who Me?

      “no black should ever go to jail for any crime.”

      Okay, we can certainly fix that for you. You commit ANY crime you get shot. Instantly.

  • Good reporting by IBD, a news organization normally focused on the stock market.

    We learn that the Justice Department under Holder is a corrupt, white-hating institution. Good enough reason there for me to stop paying my taxes to this monstrosity of a government. But they haven’t rooted out all the honest judges yet, just most of them. As time goes by, all all have been replaced, our lives will be made even more miserable.

    And as for Jay Nixon, what a piece of white trash that one is. Glad I don’t live in Missouri, so I don’t have to move. I’m hoping that in the end he has to pay through his wallet to the family of Officer Wilson. Defamation would be a good start in a civil proceeding, but there’s something that reeks of criminality about what he did. Tried to get the Officer killed. Surely that’s a crime.

    BTW, my website went viral yesterday with almost 200,000 views due the post I did on CNN’s Ed Lavandera’s home address. The piece of Mexican trash broadcast Wilson’s home address on CNN. Another one trying to get the officer killed. Now, Ed Lavandera has to worry about his safety. Many people joined in with publication of his home phone number too. Maybe the dummy will be think twice in future reporting.

  • Dave4088

    The Civil Rights division (so called) of the (in)Justice Dept. needs to be shut down and all of its members investigated and prosecuted for their racial and political bias against white Americans. They are nothing more than anti-white ambulance chasers and witch hunters.

    • Cid Campeador

      How much intelligence does a purported “human” need in order to understand that if he/she behaves according to the protocols of a “civilized” society there won’t be so many confrontations with the authorities?

  • This nonsense can only continue with the acquiescence of whites in the GOP. If Republican House of Representatives members voted to cut funding to the DoJ’s civil rights division, the game would come to a screeching halt.

    • Epiminondas

      The GOP leadership is joined at the hip to the ghost of Lincoln. Never going to happen.

    • 1G25

      Those wimps could cut funding to a lot of things, but most of them dismissed their oaths of office and consciences a few minutes after being seated.

  • journey

    No surprise about the corruption since we have two black radicals installed in pretty high positions, one in the WH and the other in the DOJ. The saving grace is that there are
    still some judges who take their positions and responsibilities seriously. It’s pretty amazing that some whites want to be cops in such high risk black ghetto areas, thankless and dangerous. It’s like trying to keep law and order in Africa.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    The vice president’s Boeing 757 delivered Eric Holder to St. Louis. In Ferguson, Holder announced that he was “a black man” and therefore had the power to heal Ferguson in ways that no other law enforcement official could.

    Holder was sent in to stir up the masses and make sure that – unlike in the Trayvon case – the correct verdict is reached this time.

    Officer Wilson is tried and convicted of murder.

    Holder has already tried to suppress evidence and Eric The Red’s star witness has been arrested for making false statements to the police.

    It’s becoming wearisome to live in a deteriorating society where race trumps rule of law, facts and evidence.

    • M&S

      What it basically comes down to Bon is that we have a set of laws and regulations in place in our Agencies which do not REQUIRE enforcement or generate binding, legal, penalties (enforced by outside parties facing their own punitive conditions of default) for any and all who fail to take note and raise a stink.

      What I am thinking here is something akin to the West Point tradition of liars and cheats having no friends and failing to turn in a liar or a cheat gets you kicked out with them.

      The big question here is not why the Ferguson case is being exploited, it’s how the underlying personnel who are enacting the witchhunt survived the Katrina disaster without internal, administrative, consequences that began with firings and ended with trials.

      “Don’t exceed your authority or fail to enact your duty or else.”

      Since everyone watches everyone, who watches over the DOJ? The FBI? Congress? Whoever it is needs to feel the whip for not having applied some real heat to the feet of the corrupt officials in the DOJ before now.

      The lesson must be taught: “Let a corrupt frame up artist go and he repeats. Catch a frame up artist after he lies so badly, so often, that his history of abuse shames The People as The System and BOTH will come after YOU, it’s fiduciary guardian, for ALL the times you have done nothing to turn them in and indict them.”

      Joint prosecutions. Conspiracy as a continuing condition of ignored violations of legal and administrative codes. RICO for everyone.

      And let the heads roll on whatever seated committee overseas everything.

      • Yancy Derringer

        Great post. Some who should be in prison for New Orleans are instead “finding the truth” in Ferguson now, too? And no one – no one – in Washington utters a single criticism.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    The presumption of innocence was also cast aside in that case, and the end of finding the officers guilty of civil rights violations justified any means.

    From: PJ Media, Eric Holder’s Soros-Sponsored Police Sensitivity ‘Training’

    What is shocking is who is fueling the Justice Department’s ‘training’ of police departments around the country: radicals, communist-affiliated organizations, and George Soros.

    A stable of academics serving as paid consultants help to fuel the DOJ’s fixation on racial profiling by the police. One such consultant, Dr. Jack McDevitt of Northeastern University, heads the Institute on Race and Justice (IRJ). Past collaborators with the IRJ include Angela Davis, a former member of both the Communist Party USA and the original Black Panther Party. The IRJ receives at least $440,448 in DOJ funds to teach department lawyers about racial profiling by police departments. But the IRJ’s reports on this issue have another deep pocket benefactor—George Soros and his Open Society Institute. Soros sponsored the IRJ’s project “Confronting Racial Profiling in the 21st Century: Implications for Racial Justice,’ the very same work that IRJ is doing for the DOJ. Thus, police departments are subjected not only to DOJ muscle, but DOJ muscle with the financial backing of George Soros.

    Then there are those targets Dept. of Homeland Security is passing out with photos of Whites on them…

    • 1G25

      I don’t need any government help or training aids regarding color of future targets.

  • cletus mcnegro

    A classic case of negroism.

  • 4321realist

    “In their words and actions, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Attorney General Eric Holder have similarly declared to the world their belief that Wilson is obviously guilty.,…”

    Obviously Nixon wants the riots to submerge and never surface again, and he will lie through his teeth for eternity if all it takes to accomplish that is to railroad a man and send him to prison. He doesn’t care. He’ll do whatever it takes to appease….and please….. the blacks.

    In the Zimmerman case it was the dreg Angela Corey who did EXACTLY the same as Nixon in so far as her expression of guilt is concerned to what proved to be an innocent defendant.

    And the Judge Lester revoked Zimmerman’s bond and burdened him with an outrageously high one by pretending he was a “flight risk,” when he had to have known the guy was likely innocent and that he turned himself in to the police voluntarily for prosecution.

    Then up comes the female redneck/feminist judge Nelson who was so obviously working to help convict Zimmerman it was truly amazing to see. The entire Florida judicial system was on board to do whatever they had to do to prevent rioting, even if it meant knowingly incarcerating an innocent person.

    And with this most recent corruption, a curtain has been lifted and Main Street America that believed in truth and justice, no matter what the odds, has been exposed as a corrupt entity rife with the same kinds of crooks, liars and rabid criminals that have been exposed in other countries throughout history.

    These recent cases are excellent examples of the power of violence and destruction. It’s the only thing the white weenies respect. That’s why law abiding whites are now the ones in the back of the bus.

    • Yancy Derringer

      Corey and company didn’t do those things to prevent rioting – there wasn’t much risk of that as Sanford and its environs are white majority by far. They did it to promote “the narrative,” secure favor in a heavily gerrymandered district, angle for promotions, and to soak up the national limelight.

  • ATBOTL

    The reason this situation is more dangerous now than at anytime since the early 70’s is that the police and the establishment in general have lost the support of many whites, and not just liberals. More and more ordinary, culturally conservative whites are having bad experiences with LEOs and word of this stuff spreads. This is one of these fissures opening up in our society that will lead to the collapse of the current order. The establishment is screwing whites but still depends on whites to ultimately support the police, the courts, pay taxes, be loyal to the government etc. When is no longer too, things will go downhill fast.

    • Nick Jihad

      “conservatives whites are having bad experiences with LEOs”.
      “the establishment is screwing whites”

      No, conservative white MEN are having bad experiences with LEOs.
      The establishment is screwing white MEN (tho less than it does black men).
      The establish showers cash, benefits and affirmative-action preferences on white WOMEN.

      White women are not having problems with the police. White women use the police, and the courts, as a tool to control men, including (especially) their husbands.

      • Rick O’Shea

        And setting up that situation was done deliberately to drive a wedge between white men and white women. We have bigger fish to fry, and I’m not saying what you’re talking about doesn’t deserve consideration… but I think every time we choose to focus on it or mention it, we’re playing into the enemy’s hands.

        Speak of whites, not white men – or our already tiny numbers get cut in half.

        • DiversityIsDeath

          As a white woman I agree with you. I’m not into attacking white men as “the enemy”. I generally support white men as long as they themselves are not ant-white.

      • 1G25

        “White women use the police, and the courts, as a tool to control men, including (especially) their husbands.”

        Hear, hear !

  • Epiminondas

    Hey, where is the Republican party? Anybody hear from them yet? The press should go and interview Pappy Bush and see what he thinks. (Snark.)

    • ShermanTMcCoy
  • Remaining legitimacy of our Occupation Government dripping, dripping away . . .

  • Earl Turner

    Well it looks to me like Obama inherited this DOJ unit from the previous administration.

    Ba-dum-tshhhh!

  • Oldcorporal

    For many years we’ve seen the results of “black rule” in many American cities, Detroit being Exhibit A. Then six years ago we blithely handed over the White House to a semi-Negro we didn’t really know much about. Should we be surprised that his Department of (In)Justice is always so eager to target White police officers who give black thugs what they have coming to them? If the Republicans gain control of the Senate in November — which I think they will — then the House’s first order of business in January should be the initiation of impeachment proceedings against Barack Obama.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    Since it is well-documented public knowledge that Obama, Holder, the DOJ, and the rest of these no-good negroes-in-charge are white hating, anti-cop crooks looking to railroad this righteous white cop, what is going to be done it? Is there any civil rights group– or anyone at all– speaking up and defending this white man against the blood-thirsty negro mob?