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ActivistPost – Paul Lawrance – ATF Blocking Fast And Furious Whistleblower’s Book From Being Published – 7 October 2013

Logo_activistpost-comThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is blocking Operation Fast and Furious whistleblower John Dodson’s efforts to publish a book he has written to recall the ATF’s Mexican gun-walking scandal, claiming the book would have a negative impact on the morale inside the department.

ATF special agent Dodson, who is working with publisher Simon and Schuster, submitted the book to the department for approval for outside employment but was denied.

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ActivistPost – Paul Lawrance – US Justice Department Official: Executive Branch Holds No Accountability To Courts Over Drone Strikes – 22 July 2013

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Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the United States District Court challenged the Obama administration’s claim that courts have no power over targeted drone killings of American citizens overseas last week during a hearing where the government requested to dismiss a lawsuit filed by relatives of three Americans killed in two drone strikes in Yemen.

On Friday Judge Collyer asked Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brain Hauck, “Are you saying that a US citizen targeted by the United States in a foreign country has no constitutional rights?” Continue reading