AG Eric Holder Against Clemency For Snowden, For It For Marc Rich

By: Monday January 27, 2014 6:42 am

US Attorney General Eric Holder has an interesting standard for clemency. Last week Holder said he was open to having a discussion on giving the whistleblower Edward Snowden a reduced sentence but that full clemency was “going too far.” And to some degree it would be inconsistent given the Obama Administration’s wild and outrageous attack [...]

Britain, US May Offer Assad Clemency for Power Transition

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 8:17 am

The world has been generally deadlocked over Syria. The UN Security Council cannot muster any kind of veto-proof majority for any action, nobody wants to engage in an intervention, and meanwhile the situation in the country has devolved into civil war. So we can view this as a potential step forward, albeit with one excruciating [...]

A Word On Mike Huckabee

By: Monday November 30, 2009 6:57 am

Four cops in Washington state were murdered in a premeditated hit at a coffee shop over the weekend, and all anyone can talk about is the fact that the chief suspect, Maurice Clemmons, was once given clemency by then-Governor Mike Huckabee in Arkansas nine years ago. Clemmons has been surrounded, wounded and perhaps killed; a [...]

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