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FactCheck Catches Ken Mehlman in Lie

FactCheck found that Ken Mehlman ignored the facts in a mass email to Republicans: Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman sent out a mass “Dear Republican” email urging support for Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court, saying: “Before Ms. Miers was even announced many Democrat groups said they would oppose her.” That’s false. Some groups […]

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 […]

Life in Prison Possible for DeLay

Here’s two passages I found particularly interesting in the coverage of the Tom Delay’s re-indictment today. Last week’s indictment carried a jail term of six months to two years. Texas justice is harsher under the new charges: The new indictment, handed up by a grand jury seated Monday, contained two counts. The money laundering charge […]

Hackett Running For Senate

Ohio News Now reports that Paul Hackett will announce his intentions to run for the Senate on October 24. Hackett won 48 percent of the vote in a special election for a House seat in Ohio’s second district. George Bush had won the district with 64% of the vote last year.

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 […]