Displacing Obama's last-ditch radical Left appointment

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

Black Lives Matter protesters in CincinattiA black conservative activist is appalled at President Barack Obama's decision to appoint a radical Leftist attorney to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

The outgoing president recently appointed Debo Adegbile to a six-year term – to the dismay of many conservative Republicans.

Adegbile angered many in the law enforcement community for his representation of Mumia Abu-Jamal. who was convicted of murdering Philadelphia police officer, Daniel Faulkner, in 1981. Adegbile was able to get the death penalty of the member of the militant racial group, the Black Panthers, reduced to life imprisonment without parole. Abu-Jamal was a notorious political activist and journalist before his conviction.

Stacy Washington, who serves as a member of the National Advisory Council's Project 21 black leadership network, is angered at Obama's in-your-face appointment of a man who was soundly rejected – even by some Democrats in the Senate – when the president appointed him to lead the Justice Department's office on civil rights back in 2014.

Washington contends that Republicans will be able to work around the Obama-appointed Leftist.

"Barack Obama thinks that this cannot be undone,” the African American leader asserted. “But there is a way – you simply dismantle the Civil Rights Commission.”

She maintains that President-elect Donald Trump could either work to get rid of Adegbile himself or rely on Congress to do it.

“A President Trump and his administration could use an executive order, or it could go to Congress – which is controlled by the Republicans – and request that a congressional body disband this council," Washington suggested.

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

What happens when educational institutions publicly "repent" of past sins like racism and slavery?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown
Giuliani: ‘Over my dead body’ will Mueller interview Trump
Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forces
Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack
Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018
Trump visits Arlington cemetery for holiday commemoration

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Campus memorial for Pittsburgh synagogue victims vandalized with pro-Palestinian propaganda
Megachurch pastor buys his wife $200,000 Lamborghini
Another RINO bites the dust
Middle schooler arrested for too many absences
Video: Egypt discovers 4,400-year-old tomb

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Making a Russian bear a Democratic scapegoat

Hillary Clinton and Putin (new)Democrats needed a scapegoat after Hillary Clinton's unexpected Election Day loss – and found it in Russia, says a political analyst.