Posts Tagged ‘elizabeth’

Opinion — Jack Cashill on Supreme Court nominee: Sotomayor Squashed Journalist’s First Amendment Rights

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Cashill:

What no one can question about the investigation into the mysterious July 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of Long Island is that the government came down hard on serious journalists, and on no journalist harder than investigative reporter, James Sanders.

A key player in that government machinery was none other than District Court judge, Sonia Sotomayor.

In May 2000, she and two colleagues ruled against James Sanders and his wife, Elizabeth, in a civil suit the pair brought against the government agencies that had pursued and arrested them. (more…)

Bob Dole on Arlen Specter, Bob Dole

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

#tcot

Alternative title to Star story: obligatory semi-annual picture of Dick Bond.

Bob Dole on commitment to principles (knowing Dole, it’s unclear as to whether the former Senate Majority Leader is joking with this quote).

On why he became a Republican: Dole said he counted Ds and Rs before running for office the first time in Russell and quickly determined the Rs were in biggers supply.

“So I became a committed Republican.”