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  • Full appeals court hears McDermott taped-call dispute

    10/31/2006 9:47:52 AM PST · by llevrok · 26 replies · 835+ views
    KGW TV ^ | 10/31/06 | MATTHEW DALY (AP)
    10/31/2006 By / Associated Press A lawyer for Rep. Jim McDermott told a federal appeals court Tuesday that McDermott should not be punished for turning over an illegally taped telephone call to reporters a decade ago. In arguments that evoked the Pentagon Papers and other press freedom cases, lawyer Christopher Landau said McDermott, D-Wash., had merely received the tape from a Florida couple and therefore had done nothing wrong. A finding against McDermott could chill the news media's ability to gather information on important public issues, Landau said. "It's hard to overstate the impact of the case on the media,"...

    06/08/2004 8:54:12 AM PDT · by lainie · 1,244 replies · 2,987+ views
    Drudge Report | 6/8/04
    <p>Controversy develops over Reagan funeral speakers...</p> <p>'President Clinton really held out all hope the funeral would be a nonpartisan event, like Nixon's was,' a top Clinton source said on Tuesday morning. 'He's angry and disappointed neither he nor President Carter have been asked to speak, as of yet'...</p>
  • Students: ISU Basketball Coach 'Belligerent, Creepy' at Party [Demands Oral Sex, Fondled Co-Eds]

    04/30/2003 7:13:55 AM PDT · by ewing · 86 replies · 839+ views
    Missouri Student Newspaper ^ | April 30, 2003 SGT | U Wire staff reporter
    Asking for oral sex, especially when it is not offered, doesn't exactly seem like a good way to represent a University, but that is exactly what junior Blake Overly said Iowa State men's basketball coach Larry Eustachy did at a late January party in Overly's apartment.'A girl asked if he wanted a beer, and he said, 'Yeah, I'll take a b***job.'The party was held after the bars closed in downtown Columbia, Missouri on the night of Jan. 21 after Iowa State had lost 64-59 to Missouri in the Hearnes Center.'Larry came up here and started partying and at first it...
  • Oppose Bush's Power Grab

    09/08/2002 11:26:24 PM PDT · by GalvestonBeachcomber · 49 replies · 1,304+ views
    King Features Syndicate ^ | 09/09/02 | Charley Reese
    Americans who value the Constitution should stand with Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., and oppose George Bush's attempted power grab in conjunction with establishing a Department of Homeland Security. The Bushies are trying to frame the debate as either protecting bureaucracy or providing security for Americans. In fact, the debate is about preventing an authoritarian president from sacrificing the Constitution in the name of providing security. Let me remind you that those who prefer security to freedom will lose both. Bush wants to be able to disregard labor contracts and civil-service rules, as well as move money within the department as...