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Climate Change Politics

REPORT: Liberal Senator Wanted to Throw Conservatives Into PRISON Over This!

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

Liberal Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has an un-American way of arguing with conservatives.  Rather than presenting his evidence to prove that opponents are wrong, realizing he lacks the mental capacity to make a valid argument, he demands they be thrown in jail. It was Whitehouse who recommended that AG Lynch initiate a RICO investigation against climate skeptics.  Now thanks to Judicial Watch (JW), we learn that Sen. Whitehouse wanted to toss members of conservative groups into the pokey.

As part of the latest 72 pages of emails Judicial Watch received by order of a federal court (as part of a successful of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Justice) we learn that the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) contacted the Justice Dept. regarding possible criminal prosecution of Tea Party and Conservative groups for alleged fraud and violation of IRS rules.

The conversations were in preparation for a briefing by Justice Department officials for Sen. Whitehouse’s staff and for a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on April 9, 2013. One internal agency email exchange indicates Sen. Whitehouse’s interest in seeking criminal prosecution of groups targeted by the IRS…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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