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Ruby Ridge and Deval Patrick: The 542 Page DOJ Report Patrick Scorned

In my USA Today piece on Deval Patrick, I mentioned the 542 page confidential Justice Department task force report on Ruby Ridge which was compiled after an Idaho jury trounced the FBI and Justice Department in the Randy Weaver trial. Patrick dismissed the findings of that report and exonerated the FBI, helping spur widespread fears […]

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William Barr, Patron Saint of FBI Snipers

The American Conservative William Barr’s Connection to Ruby Ridge, Defending FBI Snipers Trump’s AG pick was top cop during the federal siege and killing of Randy Weaver’s wife and son. By James Bovard • January 16, 2019 (Washington Post) The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Attorney General nominee William Barr have focused heavily on Barr’s […]

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The Hill: Ruby Ridge Spurred Feds’ Bundy Bollixing

The Hill, January 14, 2018 Fed’s misconduct in Cliven Bundy case stems from Ruby Ridge by James Bovard  Federal judge Gloria Navarro slammed the FBI and Justice Department on Monday, Jan. 8, for “outrageous” abuses and “flagrant misconduct” in the prosecution of Cliven Bundy and sons, the Nevada ranchers who spurred a high-profile standoff with […]

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