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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
Number of pages in the bills that created Social Security and the Federal Trade Commission, respectively:
A case study was published about a man who has consumed 40,000 pills of ecstasy, a new world record. The man suffers from memory problems, paranoia, hallucinations, and depression, as well as painful muscle rigidity that keeps him from opening his mouth.
A plane carrying skydiving students landed on a busy highway in New Jersey.
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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.”