By Jon Cassidy / October 25, 2016 / News / 2 Comments
The Collin County Commissioners Court voted 5-0 Monday in support of a resolution to challenge excessive payments to the special prosecutors in the securities fraud case pending against Attorney General Ken Paxton. But on Dec. 6, the commissioners’ attorney is due in an appellate court to argue the exact opposite: that the county should keep paying to prosecute Paxton, and that the courts should dismiss a taxpayer lawsuit meant to stop the million-dollar payments.......To Read More.....
My Take - Another case of prosecutors out of control - a case of political abuse of the system by leftists in powerful positions.
This was true in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker case, the Senator Ted Stevens case, the Tom Delay case (both of their careers destroyed by these illegal actions), and it's true here.
This is an expanding pattern of the criminalization of politics, as was those States Attorneys General who launched a fraud investigation against the Competitive Enterprise Institute over it's position regarding Anthropogenic Climate Change, along with Exxon Mobile.
Fortunately CEI and Exxon are initiating legal action against this conspiracy. These corrupt prosecutors may face criminal action at some point because it's a violation of federal law “for two or more people to agree together to injure, threaten, or intimidate a person in any state, territory or district in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him/her by the Constitution or the laws of the United States, (or because of his/her having exercised the same).” That is in effect what these 20 Attorney's General were doing, along with their allies in the green movement.
Hans Bader, a senior attorney at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, called these actions
Ethical Breaches and Selective Applications of the Law, Fabricating Law, Usurping Legislative Powers and
This is just one more example of collusion, corruption and conspiracy within the legal system in order to promote a political position.