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  • 6/14/2012-Hold On Holder

    6/14/2012-Hold On Holder
    So far, Eric Holder has been the only attorney general in the Obama Administration. President George W. Bush had three, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales and Michael Mukasey.   Controversy seems to follow the office. Ashcroft championed the Patriot Act...
  • News Corp. independent directors hire law firm

     
    News Corp.’s independent directors this week retained the New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton in an apparent defensive move amid the phone hacking scandal that continues to roil Rupert Murdoch's media empire. The development comes on the heels...
  • Newt Gingrich throws the book at federal judges

     
    Is it possible that Newt Gingrich could win the Republican nomination without being able to win "Jeopardy!"? "I’ll take Checks and Balances for a thousand, Alex." This branch of government trumps all the others. "Alex, what is, 'Any branch I’...
  • Judge bashers

     
    Newt Gingrich has been roundly and rightly criticized for his over the top attacks on the federal judiciary. He has said presidents should be able to ignore some judicial decisions; Congress and the president should be able abolish the courts that issue...
  • If religions can have limits, why can't gun owners?

     
    I got a lot of feedback on my Sunday column/letter to the NRA, but in the spirit of the season I figured I'd wait until after the holidays to fire back. At the end of the column, I rhetorically asked,......
  • Does crackdown cross line?

    Does crackdown cross line?
    The newest tactic in America's quickening effort to gain control of its porous southern border starts with a cracked windshield, a broken taillight or even a failure to signal a right or left turn. That's all the probable cause sheriff's deputies here in...
  • Letters to the editor

    The writers strike: between the lines Re "Hollywood writers strike as talks fail," Nov. 5 The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers has been so arrogantly intransigent throughout the last four months of negotiations that the impasse was...
  • Clarifying the war on terror

    Asked about a possible investigation of the excesses of the Bush administration's war on terror, President Obama said, "I'm more interested in looking forward than I am in looking backwards." That may be harder after new revelations of affronts to the...
  • ATF gets new building, challenges remain

     
    Attorney General Michael Mukasey offered a flattering assessment of the history of the agency formerly known as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms at dedication ceremonies last week for ATF's new fortress-like headquarters building at 99 New York...
  • Accused 9/11 plotter seeks martyrdom

     
    Khalid Sheik Mohammed, from the FBI via Bloomberg News by James Oliphant Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and the highest of high-level detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declared Thursday that he......
  • Leahy: Open Gitmo proceedings

     
    by James Oliphant Sen. Patrick Leahy Friday called for the Justice Department to provide access to the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals for families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. In a letter to Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Leahy, the......