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The Department of Justice was required to reply to the House Judiciary Committee’s document production demand by the close of business on Friday. As anticipated, it did not do so. If it put half the energy into complying with the production demand that it has put into the dissemination of false and misleading public statements about the case, it could, of course, easily have met the deadline. Let’s just rack this up as more evidence of contempt: of Congress, and of justice.
More from Scott Horton:
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
No Comment — March 28, 2014, 12:32 pm
On CIA secrecy, torture, and war-making powers
Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:
Nielsen Media Research (N.Y.C.)/Jim Drake, Night Court (Tarzana, Calif.)/Harper's research
Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.
British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.
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