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Barr Accused of 'Capturing Justice System' for Benefit of Trump as DOJ Drops Case Against Michael Flynn

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/07/barr-accused-capturing-justice-system-benefit-trump-doj-drops-case-against-michael

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Barr is just Trump’s version of Nixon’s Bork, willing to do the President’s bidding at all cost, without the necessity of resignations from higher-ups.

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And here we have another perfect example of how the JustUs system works for the criminals in charge.

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Add in all the other extremely dismal news today, then mark your calendar.

Today marks the point of no return: America’s descent into oligarchy is complete.

Congress is bought and paid for.
The courts are a rubber stamp.
The military is a cash cow.
Every disaster is another transfer of wealth upward.
Law enforcement uses the poor and minorities for target practice.
Elections are either rigged or a coin toss between corporate sock puppets.

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The law now turns on the loudest megaphone.

Any word from Bob Mueller today?

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It is fairly clear that Flynn was the victim of a conspiracy involving the DoJ and the FBI. As were a number of people charged under the rubric of Russian collaboration with Trump’s campaign.
Until people can shake the sort of idiotic partisanship, under which an Obama set up is OK and a Biden bribe is kosher whereas the same sort of behaviour among Republicans is seen as outlandish and totally corrupt, until then you are going to have to suffer under Bad Cop, Worse Cop governments-Reagans followed by Clintons, Bushs followed by Obamas followed by Trumps.
The entire system is corrupt and the fact that it has been impossible even to think the truth in Washington since 1947 is part of the reason.
Of course Barr is corrupt but so were his Obama appointed predecessors. As for Flynn- the proceedings against him were a text book example of political policing. And they were carried out on instructions from the White House.

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There’s a lot to unpack there. Unfortunately, your post is long on conclusions and opinions and short on facts.

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Good thing Flynn got one of those “Get out of Jail Free” cards while they were being handed out by Barr.

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I agree.

Aaron Mate explains it all on Jimmy Dore…

(add a ‘h’ at the beginning:) ttps://youtu.be/9_6MT_B96qA

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Trump has two lists. His “A” list and his Shit list. Apparently Flynn is on the A list.

Barr gets an updated version of both on a daily basis, if not hourly. I’m sure the lists are constantly being updated.

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every day is a dark day for the (In)justice Dept.

It’s just the plantation enforcers.

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Obama was out of office before the investigation into Michael Flynn even started.

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I’m not blaming Obama here, but the FBI’s investigation of Flynn was absurd.

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We no longer live in an era of the ‘facts’. It is now mass information and how to
place it in a context with accordance to one’s pass and current experiences.
Making note that politicians have been corrupt since 1947 is a resonable collusion.

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Perhaps - but I have a hard time feeling sorry for someone with his extreme Islamophobic views.

The Rule of Law has left the building, the DOJ is as corrupted as the GOP.

We need someone like Elliot Ness to sweep it clean.

This level of open criminality mustn’t ever be tolerated again.

Our children and grandchildren deserve to see these criminals put behind bars, or under the ground.

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They keep winning, because the allowing continues. . . We deserve what we continue to allow. The rest of the planet’s people, environment, and animals do not.

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Flynn’s views are abhorrent. But not against the law.

Welcome to Trump’s fascism. Another nail in the coffin of democracy.

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Republican investigating Republican. Surprising outcome.

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