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Legal Expert: Vermont Governor May Not Claim Executive Privilege to Shield Jonathan Gruber From House Subpoena

A showdown between the United States House of Representatives and Democratic Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin may be in the works over Shumlin's claim of executive privilege over documents related to controversial MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber's contract with the state of Vermont. Show More Summary

Jon Voight To Obama: ‘You Took An Oath. Respect It!’

Actor Jon Voight spoke to Page Six: The conservative “Deliverance” star — who recently criticized President Obama’s use of executive privilege in the Washington Times — told us at a Children of Chernobyl gala at Pier 60, “We’ve been losing so much over these past years of what keeps our country strong and what keeps [...]

Executive Privilege, Budget Consequences, and Rolling with the Taxes

Shutdown, Omnibus Spending, Continuing Resolution: So many choices in the wake of an Executive Action. The newly emboldened GOP (or is it?) has several options when responding to last night’s executive order on immigration issued by President Obama. Show More Summary

Jon Voight: President Obama's Executive Privilege Must Be Stopped

Legendary actor Jon Voight is fed up with President Obama and his use of executive privileges. The film veteran is up in arms and thinks you should be, too. It took the commander-in-chief several weeks to respond to the Veteran's Health Administration scandal, which broke out in April. Show More Summary

The Global Church: 7 Issues Christians Should Work Together On

In a few short weeks I will conclude my service as Chief Executive Officer/Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance. For the past 10 years I have had the immense privilege of leading this global community. One of my observations is that there is a growing passion amongst Christians of all traditions to cooperate together for the greater good of society.


Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Info lawsuit regarding ATF's operation "Fast and Furious," which ran guns to Mexican drug cartels. The DoJ just asserted executive privilege as a reason for withholding communications to and from Mrs. Eric Holder....

The New Spousal Immunity Defense? Justice Department Reportedly Invokes Executive Privilege Over Holder’s Communications With Wife Related To Fast and Furious Controversy

3 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

There is a new release out of Judicial Watch, which has been meeting with success in its effort to defeat extreme privilege assertions by the Obama Administration in seeking records related to the infamous Operation Fast and Furious. The Obama Administration has been repeatedly criticized for expansive claims of presidential power and privilege. I have […]

'Requiem for Mike Brown' protest at St. Louis Symphony exposes both white privilege and support

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Saturday night, a beautifully diverse group of women and men came together to stage a protest inside of the St. Louis Symphony that they are calling, "Requiem for Mike Brown." Not only was it perfectly executed, the reactions it elicited...Show More Summary

Holder To Resign

[guest post by JD] Holder is resigning this week. Shockingly, his corrupt DOJ just got slapped down by a Judge for their continued refusal to even provide an index of the documents that they dubiously claimed Executive privilege for. And he is still in Contempt of Congress. I suspect Obama will appoint a raging liberal […]

Q&A with the New Head of GRI, Michael Meehan

Earlier this summer, the Global Reporting Initiative welcomed a new chief executive. I was privileged to chat with Michael Meehan on the phone about his thinking.

Study examines viewers' role in American death penalty films

Over the course of the last 100 years or more, many scenes of execution in American film have offered intimate knowledge of executions, giving viewers a privileged 'backstage' gaze of an execution not available outside film, the chance to see what executioners see, and a chance to understand the condemned's experience as he awaits death. read more

Court Ruling on 'Fast and Furious' Docs Forces Scrutiny of Obama Executive Privilege

On July 18, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates said, “Time’s up!” and has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over to the court information on all documents for which President Barack Obama is claiming executive privilege in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. Show More Summary

Women in Sales: Moving Beyond Outdated Thinking on Your Path to Success

Earlier this year I had the pleasure and privilege of speaking at a Woman in Sales dinner. In attendance were about 125 top female sales executives. I heard from the organizers that some of the women invited didn't want to attend, since they felt women should not be singled out from their male colleagues. Show More Summary

Fast and Furious: Judge Says Obama's Executive Privilege Over Documents is Valid

Yesterday during a court hearing U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is overseeing the Fast and Furious lawsuit between the House...

Frustrated Judge Likely to Rule Against Holder and Congress on Fast and Furious Documents

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was openly irritated both with Attorney General Eric Holder and with the U.S. House of Representatives over whether executive privilege allows Holder to withhold documents on Operation Fast and Furious. Show More Summary

2014 Audi A8 And S8 Review: 3.0 TDI, 4.2 TDI And S8 4.0 TFSI

AUDI A8 AND S8 REVIEW What’s hot: Quality you can touch, see and feel… and riotously quick. What’s not: Priced beyond all but a privileged few. X-FACTOR: More than just an executive express, these biggest Audis have a Swiss watchmaker’s precision and craftsmanship. Show More Summary

Why Conservation Is a Dangerous Business

As Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation, I have the distinct privilege of meeting extraordinary leaders and organizations on the frontlines for change. This past week, I spent time at Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park learning firsthand from park rangers and our grantees about their conservation work. Show More Summary

Will Obama Claim Executive Privilege On Benghazi?

With Congress breathing down his neck on Benghazi, President Obama has a legal ace in his hand – executive privilege – which he could assert to protect the documents explaining exactly why the White House came to blame the attack on a YouTube video. Show More Summary

Bad Cop Blotter: Is Obama Finally About to Use His Pardon Powers to Set Prisoners Free?

Photo via Flickr user Beth Rankin Last week, President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of a man who spent three extra years behind bars because of a typo. This was a nice use of the executive privilege of pardons, but it was...Show More Summary

Pro-Tip: Trashing Fellow Women Like A Schoolyard Bully Is Not How You Create Change

Another day, another conservative group trashing the feminist movement that helped them into their educated, privileged positions in the first place. Sigh. [LA Times] President Obama signed those two executive orders today to help close pay disparities between men and women. [New York Times, White House] The number of women choosing to be stay-at-home moms [...]

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