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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Quote To Remember

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Thursday, August 30, 2007

I will no longer represent only the White House; I will represent the United States of America and its people. I understand the differences between the two roles.

Alberto Gonzales, who resigned from the office of U.S. Attorney General on Monday, testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing in January 2005. (Source: The New York Times )

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Alberto Gonzales Resigns – Leaves A Badly Damaged Department of Justice

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Monday, August 27, 2007

Alberto Gonzales was one of the worst Attorney Generals in modern American history.

He was a man truly out of his depth who was installed as a crass political operative at a time when the nation deserved a professional Justice leader and defender of the Constitution.

Gonzales was simply a political hack doing the bidding of the White House – not an independent voice of reason and sanity.

This politically beholden Attorney General Alberto Gonzales did so much damage in so little time – especially to the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Divisions.

The Department of Justice will be hard pressed to soon recover any semblance of the integrity and regard it has now lost as a result of the many indefensible actions of Alberto Gonzales.

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Head of Civil Rights Division to Leave Justice Department

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Saturday, August 25, 2007

The head of the Justice Department‘s embattled Civil Rights Division is to resign at the end of August, officials said yesterday, making him the latest in a series of senior political appointees to leave the agency amid continued controversy over Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales.

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