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Ogden Will Lead Justice Dept. Transition

By Carrie Johnson
Clinton Administration veteran David Ogden is leading the transition team for the Justice Department, which has been battered by allegations of political interference and hiring lapses during the Bush years.

At conferences and workshops, Democrats and interest groups have been developing "to do" lists for Justice, which had deemphasized antitrust, civil rights and environmental enforcement work under President Bush.

Ogden, a partner at the WilmerHale law firm, has sterling Democratic credentials and a keen understanding of the department's inner workings. He previously led the department's civil division and served as chief of staff to then-Attorney General Janet Reno.

His deputy on the Justice transition will be Thomas J. Perrelli, who manages the D.C. office of the law firm Jenner & Block. During his tenure at the department under President Bill Clinton, Perrelli supervised the government team suing cigarette makers and oversaw the Justice unit that defends federal agencies in complex legal disputes.

Neither man has yet jumped into the Main Justice building on Pennsylvania Avenue as part of a "parachute team" but sources at the department and on Capitol Hill expect such a move within the next several days.

Dan Pfeiffer, communications director for the Obama transition, had no immediate comment.

Posted at 11:41 AM ET on Nov 6, 2008  | Category:  Transition
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OBAMA MUST IMMEDIATELY REMEDIATE CIVIL LIBERTIES VIOLATIONS... GUARD AGAINST "FALSE FLAG" ATTACKS... AND ENSURE ADHERENCE TO THE CONSTITUTION


Ensuring the civil liberties of all Americans, weeding out prejudice, and reversing policies and practices that violate the U.S. Constitution must be a top priority of the new administration.

The free ride for the forces of hate and extremism, hiding behind bureaucratic programs originally constructed to "keep America safe," must come to a quick end.

One of the first executive orders of the new administration should be sensitivity training for all federal personnel, and a mandatory refresher course on the meaning of the U.S. Constitution.

All federal departments should be screened for policies and ongoing operations that are violating the constitutionally guaranteed civil rights and liberties of American citizens.

All laws and executive orders implemented over the past eight years should be subject to immediate review to determine whether their provisions comport with spirit and letter of the Constitution.


Also, it might be a good idea on Day One for the Obama administration to commission an independent, trusted entity to sweep all government offices, as well as private residences of key officials, for electronic surveillance devices.


BUT WILL THE ELECTION EVEN MATTER? Not as long as government-supported extrajudicial "vigilante injustice" squads are "gang stalking" American citizens, making a mockery of the rule of law:

http://www.nowpublic.com/world/american-gestapo-state-supported-terrorism-targets-u-s-citizens
OR members.nowpublic.com/scrivener


WHAT IF THEY COULD SHOOT YOU
WITHOUT LEAVING A TRACE? THEY CAN.
http://www.nowpublic.com/world/zap-have-you-been-targeted-directed-energy-weapon-victims-organized-gang-stalking-say-its-happening-usa-1

Posted by: scrivener50 | November 6, 2008 12:44 PM

LOL! :-D

Soooooo much "Change" involving Sooooo many Old, and familiar faces!

C'mon WaPo! Tell everyone about Timothy Giethner's new position!

Folks, the EXACT same guy, who got together with Bill Clinton in 1998, and set up the Wall Street Bankers with FED Funds, eventually became the Wall Street FED Chairman, was involved with Paulson and Bernanke in arranging the "Bail-Out" Blackmail scheme lining Banks, and Bank Stockholders with HUNDREDS of BILLIONS of Dollars;

Is about to become a Cabinet Member!

Grab Your Ankles America!

BOHICA America! BOHICA! :-o

Posted by: SAINT---The | November 6, 2008 12:36 PM

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