Obama administration acting like it's above law

2013-06-21T00:00:00Z Obama administration acting like it's above law nwitimes.com
June 21, 2013 12:00 am

The June 8 AP article on the latest Obama administration scandal, the massive collection of private data from cellphone users, was really a condensed version of Obama's own speech defending the program, with no opposing viewpoint.

Interesting to know President Barack Obama's Justice Department recently threatened Associated Press reporters for releasing a minor story on North Korea without White House approval.

Nothing like a little Chicago-style intimidation to keep the press in line.

Other Obama scandals include the harassment of conservative political groups by the IRS and the administration's decision (and subsequent cover-up) to deny military assistance to our besieged embassy in Benghazi, where four Americans tragically died.

Clearly, the federal government has been emboldened by a president who regards himself above the law and dodges responsibility for all of his administration's scandals by claiming ignorance.

- Jim Sheehan, Hammond

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