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Terror Lawyer Gets Top Position At Justice Department

March 6, 2012 by  

Terror Lawyer Gets Top Position At Justice Department

The new lawyer appointed to oversee Justice Department policy for detainees at Guantanamo Bay was previously a defense attorney for a fighter who admitted to fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan.

According to the Daily Mail, Tony West, who was appointed as acting associate attorney general, the agency’s number three spot, represented American Taliban member John Walker Lindh.

Lindh was charged with conspiracy to murder U.S. citizens and aiding al-Qaida and the Taliban. West was the public spokesman for the 20-year-old American Taliban fighter throughout his trial. Lindh pleaded guilty to carrying explosives for the Taliban and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Critics say the appointment of a lawyer who once defended terror suspects to a position overseeing terror detainees and a variety of other Justice tasks is symbolic of the United States’ increasingly radicalized Justice Department.

J. Christian Adams, Obama Justice Department Black Panther case whistleblower and author of Injustice said on Fox and Friends over the weekend, “The most dangerous thing is that West is overseeing Gitmo policy. It’s not that he’s just some guy at the Justice Department licking envelopes.”

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Sirian

    One radical after another being appointed by the oval office messiah. Nothing new, more evidence as to the direction we are being nefariously maneuvered.

    • Ted Crawford

      It is however very transparent to any with their eyes open isn’t it?

      • Sirian

        Very much so Ted but that’s still one of the major obstacles that we have. There’s still way to many that won’t open their eyes to the obvious. As the old saying goes. . . They can’t see the forest for the trees.

  • http://gravatar.com/wandamurline wandamurlinew

    Why is this surprising? It is bad enough that Eric Holder is the main man who must have Alzeheimer’s because he can’t remember anything….now we have another just like him….another radical ….. they don’t fall far from the tree where Obama is concerned. We must remove him from office in November and then we can clean out the DOJ and have an agency that believes in protecting America and staying within the boundaries of the Constitution.

    • Todd Caswell

      Correct, Another social Progressive for US!!

    • http://naver samurai

      Right on! :-) FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • s c

    Can you say White House versus the American people? I knew you could, boys and girls. Lock and load. The inmates are running the asylum.

    • cawun cents

      Make no mistake…these are not inmates….they are just common lunatics.

      Inmates would connotate that they had been put there for a reason.
      Their lunacy isnt necessarily criminal,it is just worn lunatic Sixties Hippie logic.
      The fact that criminal activity is borne out of it,is just a smptom of the lunacy that they have.
      Democ”rats”,Re”pub”licans.
      Rats are vermin,I’ll see you at the pub…….
      Cheers!
      -CC.

  • Charles

    Here is another individual that G_d loves, and whom I will add to my prayer list. ..’He who rules over men, must be just, ruling in the fear of God.’ 2 Samuel 23:3b

  • Mona Callender

    just pray for our nation people and get all the guns and bullets you can buy. be prepared, stock food and water…..please…its going to happen he will make it so horrible that we have no other way out but to fight for our freedom…..
    I know in my heart he wants this to happen so he can declare marshal law and TRY and take all the guns from us HAHAHAHA.

    • Ted Crawford

      something like what you discribe was evident from the moment he created EO-13524, just days after taking office, giving him the power to use NATO troops stationed on American soil in the case of an “emergency”. There are currently about 150,000 here now! Removes the concern that domestic troops might hesitate to fire on their fellow Americans!

      • dfinch

        This is the purpose for the fema camps and him signing NDAA.

  • jcrawdad

    Now they need to go to work and get his ass out of there. Everyone knows what he’s going to try to do !! That’s why Obama put him into that possession in the first place.

    • scout

      position….sorry couldn’t resist

  • scout

    However, he is black. Now we are racially correct one more time.

  • http://personallibertydigest gottaplenty

    There some trying to get Obummer impeached at present. Birthers . Lets get behind them .. Sherif Joe and Dr. Corly Yatez Now is a chance to see justice done, so lets getter done… Take his czars with him.

  • ranger hall

    People your say means Nothing, Its your actions that speak louder than words.

  • teaparty13

    just what we need, another radical in the DOJ..the people better wake up & soon.

  • dfinch

    That means going to the ballot box in November.

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