I don’t know why people are upset about the economy and the lack of jobs; the Obama administration’s minions seem to have figured out how to get wealthy in today’s America. They just steal it from the American people and then block any investigations into the grand theft. I’m talking hundreds of billions of dollars here.
A majority of the federal government’s 78 IGs recently gave a report to Congress outlining a systematic attempt by lawyers of the federal government to block access to documents and other information requests from the people supposed to investigate corruption, theft, and other forms of abuse. This obstruction of justice rises all the way to the office of the attorney general of the United States, who has instructed his lawyers to run all document requests by the IG directly through his office for approval. This essentially gives the attorney general the ability to filter and block any investigation he doesn’t want to proceed and is against the IG law passed by Congress.
The Washington Examiner states the problem very eloquently: “The experience of Justice Department IG Michael Horowitz is especially outrageous. In a Senate hearing in April, Horowitz said his office must go through Attorney General Eric Holder to gain access to DOJ documents and officials. Giving Holder the power to veto an IG’s access in that manner egregiously violates the 1978 law and other statutes.”
Recent estimates of fraud, waste, and abuse in the executive branch range in the two hundred billion dollar area. That’s billion with a B. If the attorney general of the United States himself is blocking investigations into this theft, I wonder where the money is going? These are just estimates.
In a $3+ trillion budget, the number could be much higher. Obama is well known for saying ‘I’ll do what I want because I have a pen and a phone.’ Perhaps he is helping himself and his friends because he has access to the federal budget and has the attorney general in his pocket as well?
On the other hand, we have a Congress that refuses to hold this administration accountable for a variety of crimes. This also goes for our corrupt mainstream media. The Obama adminstration is literally getting away with stealing us blind. Perhaps this is Obama’s way of spreading the wealth around?
I’ll say this again: a majority of federal inspectors general have informed Congress that they are being prevented from doing their jobs by having access blocked to critical information by federal agency lawyers–including the attorney general of the United States. This is shocking but not surprising given the behavior we have seen over the last six years from Obama. I just wish someone in power would hold their feet to the fire.
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