Tag: attorney

Thoughts on US Attorney Scandal

Just because something is complex does not mean it’s not understandable. The US Attorney scandal is confusing. The question is, what’s going on? Well, in order to figure out everything that’s going on there must be investigations. Some folks on Capitol Hill are calling the current investigations a witch hunt and “political theater.” Question B if a policeman sees someone walking down the street with a large plasma TV should he be curious? So he asks the guy, “What are you doing with that TV?” He replies, “I’m fixing it for Ms. Smith.” “Ms. Smith? There’s no Ms. Smith that lives

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9th US attorney found

10 months before the 8 US attorneys were fired, there was a US Attorney in Kansas City who was handed his walking papers. Performance. Well, may not performance. Sound familiar?!?!? Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo has been way out in front on this story. He followed it from the Randy Cunningham story (remember the disgraced representative Randy Cunningham? Well, Carol Lam was the prosecutor. When she was given her walking papers, Josh thought that something smelled funny.) ——— From TMP Muckraker: Eleven months before seven US Attorneys were fired on December 7th, 2006, former Kansas City US Attorney Todd Graves

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The Errington Thompson Show 3/31/07

The US Attorney firing, scandal or whatever you want to call it, just isn’t going away.  Therefore, we chat about.  My guest this week is the wonderful Robin Cape, City Councilwoman here in Asheville.  We discuss Smart Growth. This is the rough cut of the show.  I’ll smooth it out in the next couple of days. 😉

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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