Yesterday I wrote concerning C. Wilfred Jenks, former director of ILO or International Labor Organization, and the fact that our Department of Justice is using a quote from him as the logo on their web-page. Today I spent a little time looking at the DOJ web-site.
Has it always been this political? I cannot answer my question because I haven’t been there before, but it appears to be very political.
There is an archive that may help answer the above question.
The history of the DOJ is given at eLearnPortal. Briefly:
The United States Department of Justice works to protect the citizens of America against threats to their personal safety. The Justice Department was officially created as an agency under the supervision of the United States Attorney General shortly after the American Civil War. The origins of the department, however, stretch back many years earlier. The position of Attorney General came into existence as a part of the Judiciary Act of 1789. The Attorney Genera’s original responsibilities were to advise both the President and the U.S. Congress on legal matters pertinent to the operations of the United States government.
Certainly the present Attorney General is very political and seems to have an agenda. Of course one must look deeper than what we find on this web-site to know all there is to know about Eric Holder, however, certain things can be learned from the site.
One thing seems to be obvious. The day of sitting back and accepting that our leaders are acting in our best interest are over. Americans must do several things if America is to remain a Constitutional Republic form of government and a sovereign nation. The first and foremost thing that we must do is educate ourselves and our children. Not only should we participate in the electoral process, we must be certain that participants understand what is at stake in every election.
A starting place for self-education might be to answer the questions that a naturalized citizen must be able to answer. There are 100 questions that are very basic. If you would like to see if you know the answers go to: Naturalization Test Questions and Answers.