Was the U.S. media admirably discreet or just plain ineffectual in covering news of the arrest of three men suspected of plotting to assassinate Barack Obama during his acceptance speech at Invesco Field?
By Martin Bosworth Yesterday the Justice Department filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission opposing the principle of “net neutrality” and urging the FCC not to sanction regulations to protect it. In a report and press statement that sound like they were written by executives from AT&T and Verizon, the DOJ regurgitates telecom talking points […]
By Martin Bosworth The New York Times broke the story this morning: Alberto Gonzales is resigning. The fact that this is happening bright and early on a Monday morning makes me think that it wasn’t done at Bush’s behest–if the White House had been in control of this, they’d have waited until the Friday of […]
By Martin Bosworth This week saw the first public tours of Ave Maria, the combination Catholic university/planned community envisioned by Thomas Monaghan, the former Domino’s Pizza magnate turned fervent facilitator of a new Catholic movement. Essentially, the community seems like a perfect hermetically sealed environment–families will be able to walk to work, send their kids […]
The New York Times reports that the Ashcroft/Gonzales Department of “Justice” (my quotes) has significantly shifted the civil rights mission of the nation’s highest prosecutor of federal law. Instead of focusing on cases that deny civil rights to persons based on their race or national origin, the DOJ now aggressively pursues cases defending the rights […]
By Martin Bosworth A few days ago, my esteemed fellow roguish scholar Mike commented eloquently on the double-plus goodspeak of Monica Goodling.
Another trollop named Monica, another White House scandal involving blown jobs. Does it ever end? Former White House aide Monica Goodling today testified before a House panel that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales did in fact see a list of fired-ass US Attorneys, after he said publicly that he had not. See for yourself…