John Linder

It is easy to conclude that President Obama’s release of five hardened terrorists from Guantanamo in exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was just another sharp stick in the eye of the American people. There have been many.

A major campaign contributor was appointed to lead the investigation of the IRS after an Inspector General report showed that IRS employees routinely abuse confidential IRS information for political purposes.

The Department of Justice sued states to stop them from requiring a photo ID to vote while the EPA requires a photo ID for anyone wishing to attend Climate Change hearings this summer.

The Department of Justice initiated Operation Choke Point that harasses banks providing financing to legitimate businesses that do not meet the approval of the administration such as pay day lenders, gun dealers and ammunition sellers. At the same time the DOJ illegally suspended banking laws to enable the marijuana business.

The president appointed a former lawyer for the NAACP, to a top position in the Department of Justice even though the lawyer had volunteered to appeal the sentence of an admitted cop killer in Philadelphia

When Utah passed a law prohibiting same-sex marriage Attorney General Holder announced that federal law would recognize same-sex marriage in Utah.

Louisiana passed an expansion of vouchers for children of poor families to choose private education and the Department of justice sued them to stop it.

John Linder

John Linder was a Member of Congress for 18 years from Georgia. He and his wife, Lynne, have retired to a farm in Northeast Mississippi.