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Fired Bush-Era U.S. Attorneys Have Interesting New Assignments
Paul Charlton, the former U.S. Attorney for Arizona, fired by the Bush administration, according to the Arizona Daily Star, has an interesting new gig: The family of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry has retained former Arizona U.S. Attorney Paul … Continue reading
The Phillies need to trade for Ryan Ludwick NOW
I am not sure why the management of the Philadelphia Phillies have not been taking my advice on this. True, they have one of the best foursome of starting pitchers ever in the history of baseball– albeit, Roy Oswalt might … Continue reading
Was a DOJ probe of an allegedly corrupt Congressman compromised? New story in the Hill.
Just out. Long piece I wrote, in this morning’s Hill
The Phillies really to have to get a right handed corner outfielder, but it should not be Josh Willingham. Their wisest choice would be Ryan Ludwick. Rick Hertzberg in the New Yorker today on Rick Perry. You have to have … Continue reading
This is going to be a Disney movie. Trust me.
This is going to be Disney movie. Trust me. From the Philadelphia Inquirer just moments ago: ALLENTOWN – Next stop in Brian Gordon’s dream season is Yankee Stadium.Gordon celebrated his release from the Phillies organization Tuesday night after learning he … Continue reading
Alec Wilkinson on Gil Scott-Heron
A really great appreciation by Alec Wilkinson of Gil Scott-Heron in the New Yorker: Gil Scott-Heron, who died late Friday at the age of sixty-two, was among the very first musicians to understand the power of declamatory singing, of holding … Continue reading
RIP: Gil Scott-Heron
Exclusive post: DOJ to Edwards: You MUST plead to a felony.
After WRAL-TV in North Carolina, and others following up, have reported that plea discussions have been ongoing for some time between DOJ and Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.), I have something to add: DOJ is requiring that Edwards plea to at … Continue reading
Is there a plea bargain in the works between former Sen. John Edwards and the Department of Justice? WRAL in North Carolina, is reporting that is the case. There is video of the story they broadcast attached to their online … Continue reading
Sen. Coburn breaks long silence about Ensign
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oak.) today broke his long silence regarding his alleged role in attempting to negotiate a seven-figure payment on behalf of recently retired Sen. John Ensign to his former campaign treasurer who Ensign had an extramarital affair with. … Continue reading