U.S. Attorney Firings Exposes Rough Justice

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 10:45 am
Opinion: Michael Collins

U.S. Attorney Firings Exposes Rough Justice

“Voter Fraud” Prevention Equals Voter Suppression

The radiance of election success.
Comandante Agi Rights
Michael Collins
“Scoop” Independent News
Washington, D.C.

There’s a new clue to the motivation behind the recent firing of federal prosecutors. Reporters Gordon, Talev and Taylor of McClatchy Newspapers established a likely relationship between the post 2000 hard right turn in civil rights policies at the Department of Justice and the promotion of the new cadre of right wing U.S. Attorneys who support restricting voter eligibility. Karl Rove’s own words on the subject indicate a further connection between recent appointments in nine states where very tight Congressional races were anticipated
The Bush Justice Department is imploding after years of consistently undermining the rights and freedoms of those citizens it claims to serve. From the Patriot Act to the unfettered sadism endorsed at White House inspired and sponsored torture centers around the world, the Justice Department stands with the White House. It provides a fig leaf of legal justification for the various adventures which involve war, death a suffering.

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