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Miers Mirrors Ken Lay

In the car a while ago listening to The Majority Report, I heard that David Sirota has got the goods on Harriet Miers doing her “best Ken Lay impression” … … according to the 5/1/00 newsletter Class Action Reporter, Miers headed Locke, Liddell & Sapp at the time the firm was forced to pay $22 […]

Ohio Rejects Republican Culture of Corruption

Ohioans appear to be in the midst of a wake-up call. Could it be that they’ve had enough of the corruption, cronyism and scandals surrounding the Republican party including their very own Governor? This weekend’s Columbus Dispatch poll shows that approval ratings for Ohio Republican Governor Bob Taft have plummeted to just 15 percent, one […]

DeLay Indicted Again!

Tom DeLay has been indicted again, with a new charge money laundering charges… Doesn’t this fall under the RICOH statute? A Texas grand jury on Monday indicted U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay on a new charge of money laundering. A different grand jury whose six-month term ended last week indicted him on a conspiracy charge, forcing […]

John Kerry on the Miers Nomination for Supreme Court

Little is known about Harriet Miers legal philosophy, she has never served as a judge, we have so little to go on aside from her position as Bush’s lawyer. Senator John Kerry released the following statement on the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court of the United States, reiterating the importance of the […]

Ted Kennedy on Harriet Miers Nomination to Supreme Court

Senator Ted Kennedy released the following statement regarding the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court. Kennedy stresses the importance “her ability to be independent from President Bush”, and more… President Bush has nominated his long-time friend, adviser and current White House counsel Harriet Miers to replace Justice O’Connor as an Associate Justice of […]

Dianne Feinstein on Miers Nomination

KJ posted a short time ago that Harriet Miers, a Bush insider has been nomination to succeed Sandra Day O’Connor. I just recieved the following statement from Dianne Feinstein’s office on the Miers nomination: Statement by Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court “While I am pleased the President […]

Harriet Miers

Mr. Bush has nominated Harriet Miers to fill Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court seat. Here’s a few links, both from the Washington Post, to get started on the game of “peel the mask.” Harriet E. Miers Profile and “Quiet But Ambitious White House Counsel Makes Life of Law” (The Post, June 21, 2005). More […]