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March 19, 2013

The good news about Ernest Moniz, President Barack Obama’s nominee to become secretary of energy, is that he seems bullish about natural gas....

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Mar-19-13 7:33 PM

And here's a more disconcerting recommendation. President Barack Obama gave a glowing rollout Monday to Thomas Perez, his choice to lead the Labor Department after an aggressive stint as the nation’s chief civil rights enforcer. As Meredith Jessup points out, Adams also alleges that Perez provided false testimony in the Black Panther voter intimidation case. In 2010, former DOJ civil rights attorney J. Christian Adams resigned in protest of the Obama administration’s handling of a [voter] intimidation ca

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Mar-19-13 7:42 PM

Continued: In his testimony, Perez told the commission that the facts of the case – NBPP members dressed in military-style fatigues standing in front of a polling location armed with billy clubs — didn’t amount to voter intimidation under the law. If that isn't intimidation, what is?

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Mar-20-13 9:55 AM

BigS...intimidation, indeed! Like that used by Perez to get St Paul to withdraw the case the Supreme Court had already agreed to hear against use of statistical analysis alone to prove allegation of discrimination. Intimidation is all Obama and his Chicago crowd are about, as in Obama's "sequester" hysteria.

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Mar-27-13 11:07 AM

See that Perez was slapped down by the courts for stretching legal definitions when he was a Montgomery County MD council member; must be a genuine adherent of the Chicago school of jurisprudence.

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