Tag: lawyers

Charlie Crist Now Making Local TeeVee Ads, Working For Ambulance Chaser

UPDATED 1:11 pm Look, it's "Attorney Charlie Crist," that orange guy who was going to be running for president this year if he had only decided to keep his job as governor. He would like you to visit his...

Christine O’Donnell’s Lawyer Will ‘Fix’ Campaign Docs To Please FBI Aurors

Christine O’Donnell’s lawyer has told the FEC that she will be going through O’Donnell’s campaign spending records to "fix" things. So the FBI really doesn't even need to investigate her, because all of the money spent on her daily...

DC Burger Battle Just a Proxy War For Lawyers v. Humans

Besides Bride Wars, Junkyard Wars and Star Wars, my favorite military engagements are burger wars. Lucky for me, and unlucky for dignity, there are actual adults currently waging a burger war in the heart of Dupont Circle, a really...

Lawyers Hate the Burger Trend As Much As You Do

The angry lawyers at the law firm Steptoe & Johnson actually SUED the Dupont Circle hamburger shop Rogue States because the alleged smell of burning dead animal was wafting up from the restaurant into the firm's offices, making the...

U.S. (Kenya) Supreme Court Refuses Orly Taitz’s Appeal

America's top J.D.-D.D.S. Orly Taitz has somehow lost her chance to appeal the $20,000 fine levied on her by a federal judge in October for filing "frivolous" litigation that the LSM doesn't want you to know about. Apparently the...

Gulf Coast Lawyers, Your Recession Is Over!

We just finished listening to that BP investors' conference call -- because we are, ultimately, business journalists -- and we're really regretting not going to law school now like all the other poor journalists. That $20 billion in U.S....

Deepwater Horizon Kept Oil Rig Survivors Detained Until They Signed Legal Documents

The workers who survived the awful explosion of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil rig weren't simply taken back to shore after their harrowing escape and rescue -- instead, according to lawyers for the survivors and interviews with The Guardian, they...

Evil Fired White House Counsel Whore-Dragon Greg Craig Will Save Goldman Sachs

Washington! "Goldman Sachs is launching an aggressive response to its political and legal challenges with an unlikely ally at its side — President Barack Obama’s former White House counsel, Gregory Craig. The beleaguered Wall Street bank hired Craig —...

Today Marks The Day Rush Limbaugh Squirmed Out Of Mrs. Limbaugh, And Into Our Hearts And Minds

David Rees knows that you tentatively plan on touching yourself every time you see Sarah Palin on Fox News. David Rees, always judging! Do not even think about inviting Roger Ailes to your kegger, unless you want to get...

BOOK LAWYERS ON THE LOOSE! Another website has received a cease-and-desist letter from HarperCollins' lawyers for publishing full-page scans. We haven't! But your editor has decided to delete the full-page excerpts we've published -- for now -- so he...

‘The Lawyers, However, Are Another Story’

Well thanks for clearing that up, "administration officials"! On Sunday Rahm Emanuel suggested that "those who devised policy" around torture wouldn't be prosecuted, but by yesterday other Obama people were rushing to walk that one back. What he meant,...

NORM COLEMAN'S LAWYER IS 'DONE,' SOMEHOW: Joe Friedberg, Norm Coleman's recount attorney, tells Hotline, "Yes, I'm done," after being asked if he is "done." It is not clear whether this means he's quitting, but it does mean that maybe...

Blago’s Head Attorney Quits, Because Client Is Insane

Attorney Edward Genson has abruptly quit his role leading the Gov. Blago defense team two days before the idiot's impeachment trial begins in the Illinois Senate. Instead of listing the standard "personal reasons" or a professional conflict of interest,...

‘Troopergate’ Investigation To Wrap Up Before Anyone Involved Testifies

For further proof of just how bumblefuck a state Alaska is, look no further than the ease with which a couple of lawyers for the McCain campaign have destroyed the Troopergate investigation -- which was a legitimate issue in...

Which State Will Host This Election’s Worst Voting Debacle?

Every four years, a mysterious combination of negligence, incompetence, fraud, and criminality conspire to make a single state responsible for getting some doofus into the White House. In 2000, Florida took the honor; in 2004, it was Ohio. And...

Magnificently Awkward Living Arrangements Took Key Role In Edwards Sex Cover-Up

One of the weirder angles on the John Edwards Sex Scandal is the part where the guy who says he's Rielle Hunter's baby daddy, Andrew Young, has to live in the same weird compound (OK FINE A "GATED COMMUNITY")...