Feb 10 2009

Hope and Change, part 2

Category: government,Obama,societyharmonicminer @ 10:05 am

Obama has appointed a committed “freedom of porn” advocate to the DOJ as Deputy Attorney General. This man’s track record is full of lovely highlights, detailed here, but here’s the gist:

…there’s another nominee with bigger disqualifiers than unpaid taxes.

Imagine. A veteran pornography defense attorney takes a top spot at the agency charged with enforcing the nation’s child pornography and obscenity laws.

And that’s what will happen if David G. Ogden is confirmed as Deputy Attorney General, the second in command at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the nation’s top law enforcement agency.


Ogden isn’t just a lawyer who’s had a few unsavory clients. He’s devoted a substantial part of his career in defense of pornography for more than 20 years.

The last thing the Department of Justice needs is a deputy attorney general with a track record on behalf of those who’ve deluged America with pornography and against the federal laws he would be sworn to enforce.

Read it all at the link. It’s simply chilling, and more than a bit repellent.

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4 Responses to “Hope and Change, part 2”

  1. Kira says:

    This is beyond revolting. I don’t think a word exists for how disgusting this really is.

    The more I hear about Obama and his choices of people to put in important positions, the more I dislike the guy and the more obvious it is he has no moral compass.

  2. enharmonic says:

    America’s future grows dimmer every day. This cabinet sounds like Hitler’s. The phrase “under God” in the pledge of allegiance is already gone despite the fact that we all still say it.

  3. dave says:

    This cabinet sounds like Hitler’s.

    Oh. My.

    You have to be kidding me.

  4. enharmonic says:

    Dave, anyone who has read as much as I have on the creation of Hitler’s cabinet and who the men were that surrounded him, would not find this surprising. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the american populace, including college graduates and the members of the media, are quite poorly read on history. Thus, it has a tendency to repeat itself every couple of generations.

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