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    "One proposal for executive action that will probably garner widespread approval is stepped-up prosecution of people who are found by background checks to have lied when they fill out the federally required gun-purchase questionnaire. The FBI reported in 2009 that it had found 71,000 instances of such lying, but the Justice Department prosecuted a mere 77 cases." - so no time to do the gun cases, better to spend that time hounding Aaron Swartz to death, right?

    Swartz prosecutor Stephen Heymann also drove another hacker to suicide in 2008:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...

    White House petition to fire Stephen Heymann here:

    http://wh.gov/...

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