When Attorney General Eric Holder suddenly reversed course and had the DoJ dismiss the voter-intimidation case against two New Black Panther Party activists stemming from an incident in 2008 in Philadelphia, many questioned why the DoJ would quit a case it had already won. Attorneys within the DoJ wondered why the federal government had suddenly become disinterested in voter intimidation. Some, like Christian Adams, Asheesh Agarwal, and Mark Corallo have gone public with their outrage, and also wonder where the hell Congress has gone in its duty to oversee the executive branch and its enforcement of laws Congress passed.
Tom ‘The Hammer’ Tom DeLay will be on the popular show “Dancing with the Stars’. The Man who was the Republican Majority leader for years will try the old soft shoe. The are the same shoes that were felt squarely in congressman’s hind quarters when trying to get the votes to jam legislation through Congress. We will see if Congressman DeLay can make the transition from his persona of being a tough legislator to a graceful dancer. How long will he last? Well It’s Hammer Time.