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Judge OKs Joe Miller records release (Just WOW!)
Politico ^ | 10/23/10 | Shira Toeplitz

Posted on 10/25/2010 10:19:16 AM PDT by pissant

n yet another blow to Alaska Republican Joe Miller's Senate campaign, a judge ordered Saturday that his contentious employment records be released later this week.

Judge Winston Burbank ruled in favor of a local news outlet's lawsuit to unseal Miller's employment records at 4 p.m. Tuesday unless the Republican appeals his case to the state Supreme Court — a decision that was still in question Saturday night.

Miller's employment records when he was a part-time attorney at the Fairbanks North Star Borough have been a controversial issue in the Alaska Senate race, which has become a competitive three-way contest. Polls show Miller and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is running a vigorous write-in campaign, in a dead heat — with Democrat Scott McAdams trailing them by a few points.

Depending on what the employment records reveal, their release could come as yet another hit to Miller after a rough couple of weeks on the campaign trail — much of which has been at the hands of online reporting outlet Alaska Dispatch, which sued for release of his employment records.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; joemiller
So some damn Podunk blogger can sue to have Miller's employment records released, but no one on the face of God's green earth, including candidates running against Obama, have any standing to verify the marxist POS is eligible for office?
1 posted on 10/25/2010 10:19:19 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Silly mortals..

We all know voters don’t decide elections, Judges do..


2 posted on 10/25/2010 10:20:21 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: pissant
retired Superior Court Judge Winston Burbank
3 posted on 10/25/2010 10:23:11 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: pissant

speechless....just trying to figure out what is lower than pond scum because that’s what this podunk blogger and Dems are.


4 posted on 10/25/2010 10:23:52 AM PDT by oust the louse (When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.)
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To: pissant
Does Obama have records on file in Alaska?

This is an Alaska state judge acting in an Alaska state court about matters in Alaska.

This is not a federal court with a federal judge.

What you need to do is take a deep breath, drop your hands to your sides, relax, show us you understand the concept of jurisdiction.

BTW, this is a Republican judge and I'm sure he'd give you Obama's records personally if he had any of them.

5 posted on 10/25/2010 10:24:30 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: pissant

Is Joe countering or we just going to go along to get along. Murkowski and her Washington friends have the upper hand sounds like. Damn RINOS!


6 posted on 10/25/2010 10:24:44 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: pissant

Is Joe countering or we just going to go along to get along. Murkowski and her Washington friends have the upper hand sounds like. Damn RINOS!


7 posted on 10/25/2010 10:24:49 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: NormsRevenge

As Stalin said, it’s whoever counts the votes that determine the outcome..................


8 posted on 10/25/2010 10:25:11 AM PDT by Red Badger (WOULD SOMEBODY PLEASE GIVE MEGHAN MCCAIN A BOX OF KRISPY KREMES SO SHE'LL SHUT THE HELL UP?!)
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To: pissant
Actually, if I had any of Obama's records I'd publish them immediately ~ wouldn't even need to go to court to ask for them.

You should take a trip to Hawaii to ambush the ol'gal there who won't give them up. She's certainly vulnerable, and you could probably get away with it ~ don't know if you'd get any records, but she wouldn't be doing that again.

9 posted on 10/25/2010 10:26:14 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: muawiyah

And how many judges at the state level have refused to make Obama prove his eligibility? More than a few.


10 posted on 10/25/2010 10:26:43 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Another excellent reason to NEVER take a Government job.
If your paycheck is coming out of the public purse, your
employment files can be considered public record.


11 posted on 10/25/2010 10:30:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: pissant

So soe one has STANDING to get his personal records?

Maybe he should OFFER HIS BIRTH CERTIFICATE (serious about that one)


12 posted on 10/25/2010 10:35:56 AM PDT by Mr. K (MORE COWBELL)
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To: pissant

Stunning. And no one I know of has ever seen a legitimate birth certificate from the Poser in Chief.


13 posted on 10/25/2010 10:35:59 AM PDT by MizSterious ("Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK)
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To: pissant

from what I understand, he wouldn’t mind releasing the records if he was also released from his attorney-client privilege so he could actually TALK about what happened.


14 posted on 10/25/2010 10:36:12 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Buckeye McFrog; pissant

What the GOP needs to realize is that this pattern of personal attacks will continue, and be even worse in 2012. The GOP candidates need to divulge EVERYTHING, no matter how minor, how little and get it out when they first announce their candidacy. Remember W’s DWI just before the vote in 2000? Noem in SD almost blew it because of some speeding tickets..if she had put it all out when she first announced..it’d be no big deal..properly handled, it can be a PR plus..here I am, warts and all, but I’m running on the issues..etc..


15 posted on 10/25/2010 10:36:23 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: Doogle
retired Superior Court Judge Winston Burbank

Appointed to the bench by Murkowski's father.

BTW, broke on FR on Saturday. See previous stories here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/ak-news/index
or here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/joemiller/index

16 posted on 10/25/2010 10:37:08 AM PDT by CedarDave (Juan Williams to NPR: "You and your far left-wing mob fired me. WasnÂ’t that enough for you? ")
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To: pissant

She is going to steal that seat isn’t she?


17 posted on 10/25/2010 10:42:58 AM PDT by ColdOne (GOP. Gutless Old Politicians :^))...../When Obama fails America Wins!)
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To: Doogle

Since when can a RETIRED judge make any decisions???


18 posted on 10/25/2010 10:44:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: oust the louse
podunk blogger

podunk blogger = Democrat operative or Murkowski employee. Kind of like the million "mom" march was a spontaneous happening.

19 posted on 10/25/2010 10:44:59 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: muawiyah

You need to go to Kenya to get the records there.

He was NOT born in Hawaii. PERIOD!!!


20 posted on 10/25/2010 10:45:15 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: pissant

What exactly is supposed to be in Joe Miller’s employment records that he doesn’t want to disclose? I like Joe, but this is the first I’ve heard of this. Anyone know?


21 posted on 10/25/2010 10:50:33 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: pissant

At this point they don’t care what is actually in the records, they just want the impression that there IS something there.


22 posted on 10/25/2010 10:51:59 AM PDT by Jackson57
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To: muawiyah
BTW, this is a Republican judge and I'm sure he'd give you Obama's records personally if he had any of them.

Not the point. The judge was appointed by Frank Murkowski. This is a total conflict of interest and Miller has a good case for a stay, just on that alone.

23 posted on 10/25/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: pissant
Here's a link to the KTUU Senatorial Debate held last night in Anchorage... Alaska Senatorial Debate

Even Princess Lisa showed up with her wrinkled angry, stuttering face. Joe handled her venom with nothing but class, of course, holding to a clear message of fiscal responsibility and reform in D.C.

Be sure to see all the videos (Parts 5-8) Don't miss part 8 w/ the candidates final statements (click on more videos) That's when Murkowski steps in it BIG TIME, saying Joe Miller is "... unfit to lead" ... which brought the house down on her arrogant head !!

24 posted on 10/25/2010 10:55:13 AM PDT by CIBvet (So how's all this FAST TRACKED - FREE TRADE workin' out for you so far, Comrade Job-Seekers ?)
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To: Lazamataz
That's a separate issue. Of course he's corrupt. Of course she's corrupt. But neither one of them is a federal judge.

Look, just because a state judge says something about something that doesn't mean that ruling applies nationwide. Just means the judge in that state said it.

No doubt if this is a meaningful issue it will end up hurting Moocowski, right?

25 posted on 10/25/2010 11:02:06 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Unless you’re john kerry and won’t release your service records.


26 posted on 10/25/2010 11:04:18 AM PDT by Ceebass
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To: ken5050
Speeding tickets are not an issue in the Dakotas. Everybody has 'em.

Look, don't tell the pukes anything ~ make THEM go to court while you threaten to have their children taken from them if you win (do that part quietly ~ you know, through a rough looking agent who sits down next to them in a bar).

That's how the Democrats do it.

A lot of the MSM nonsense happens for reasons other than the partisanship of the MSM ~ sometimes they have been threatened.

27 posted on 10/25/2010 11:05:50 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
There are actually things in your federal personnel records that are PROTECTED from disclosure.

Still, when you retire you simply advise the records custodian in Personnel that if ANYTHING is ever released you will come back and hunt them down and cut them into little pieces.

My friends in E&LR advised me that such threats are common and there's really not much they can do about them.

28 posted on 10/25/2010 11:08:49 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: ken5050

Hey ken, how are you? It’s good to see you.

Lisa sounds like a spoiled brat who thinks she is the only one to be “given” the seat. She doesn’t believe the Alaskans have spoken in the primary and don’t want her.


29 posted on 10/25/2010 11:12:41 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: tillacum

Good, thanks...yourself?


30 posted on 10/25/2010 11:15:40 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: pissant

This campaign tactic brings to mind the 2004 Senate race in Illinois, in which candidate Obama’s people torpedoed Jack Ryan by getting his divorce records released. The GOP replaced Ryan with Alan Keyes, who went on to lose ...


31 posted on 10/25/2010 11:48:15 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Doogle
"retired Superior Court Judge Winston Burbank"

Retired superior court judge winston burbank, APPOINTED BY FRANK MURKOWSKI."

32 posted on 10/25/2010 12:12:41 PM PDT by redhead (Abortion: The number one killer of human beings. Period.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
from what I understand, he wouldn’t mind releasing the records if he was also released from his attorney-client privilege so he could actually TALK about what happened.


I think you are correct and I think I saw something like that in another story talking about ‘client attorney privileges’.

http://www.ktuu.com/news/ktuu-2010elect-miller-fnsb-record-decision-reactions-102410,0,6252425.story

“We had some concerns on the expedited process, but on the merits of the ruling it may be that the Miller campaign decides it's fine where it is,” said Miller’s attorney, Thomas Van Flein. “The entire time, Mr. Miller was saying, ‘We need to get this information out, but we also need to make sure my rights are protected and the borough’s rights are protected.’”

33 posted on 10/25/2010 12:28:03 PM PDT by deport (TEXAS -- Early Voting begins OCT. 18, 2010 (vote early and often)
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To: cynwoody

That’s exactly what I was thinking -

you remember what the rationale was for opening the sealed divorce records?

The “shopped” judge thought such information would be “interesting”.


34 posted on 10/25/2010 12:31:09 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: pissant
< img src = Photobucket > Alice Rogoff (far left in photo), owns Alaska Dipatch, gave $2400 to Murkowski's campaign.
35 posted on 10/25/2010 12:36:03 PM PDT by 724th (Tolerance is the virtue of a man without conviction.)
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To: ColdOne
No, she is a write-in candidate and she isn't going to win anything.

These are just pathetic acts of desperation that the voters will clearly see.

36 posted on 10/25/2010 1:40:54 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: deport
We've had some Freepers bemoaning the fact Miller had not yet fired back against the Democrats and their running dog lackeys on this issue, but obviously as a Borough Attorney he would still have a problem with attorney-client privilege.

I'm sure one of Moocowsky's lieutenants had that in mind ~ but last night at the big debate he noted he did once use his office computer for a personal reason ~ so there!

He may well have headed off the problem.

BTW, Moocowsky looks terrible ~ like a lighter, but twin in all other respects to the other levitating giant wooky out campaigning.

37 posted on 10/25/2010 4:40:30 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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