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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:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
Length in days of the sentence Russian blogger Alexei Navalny served for leading an opposition rally last year:
Israeli researchers developed software that evaluates the depression of bloggers.
A teenager in Singapore was convicted of obscenity for posts critical of Lee Kuan Yew, the country’s founding father, that included an image of Lee having sex with Margaret Thatcher.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”