July 2003: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Aug 16, 2009
Articles and Resources
35 Articles and Resources. Go to: [Next 15]
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 16, 2009 Blogger's Case Could Test the Limits of Political Speech: New Jersey Man Was Arrested After Writing That 3 Judges 'Deserve to Be Killed'
QUOTE: [Internet radio host Hal] Turner's case is likely to test the limits of political speech at a time when incendiary talk is proliferating on broadcast outlets and the Internet, from the microphones of well-known commentators to the keyboards of anonymous netizens.
Washington Post Jun 02, 2009 Slaying Raises Fears on Both Sides of Abortion Debate
QUOTE: the fatal shooting of the country's most prominent provider of late-term abortions reignited a national debate about reproductive rights. Supporters of the right to legal abortion worried Monday that the killing of George Tiller could foretell fresh protests and violence even as many abortion opponents fretted that his death could hurt their image and cause.
Washington Post Jul 06, 2008 Chicago Gun Ban May Test Ruling: Challenges Follow Decision on D.C. Law
QUOTE: In a city where homicide rates have risen by 13 percent over the same period last year and 26 students were killed by gunfire in the past school year, Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) thinks the Supreme Court majority that overturned the District's gun ban last month is detached from urban reality.
Washington Post May 20, 2008 White House Says NBC Distorted Bush Response
QUOTE: "This deceitful editing to further a media-manufactured storyline is utterly misleading and irresponsible," Gillespie wrote, adding that NBC should air Bush's responses "in full."
Washington Post Mar 26, 2008 Affirmative Action Foes Push Ballot Initiatives: Activists, With Eyes on November, Focus on Five States
QUOTE: Sixteen months after voters in Michigan voted to kill affirmative action in the public sphere, opponents of preferences based on race and gender are pushing five more states to ban the practice.
Washington Post Nov 12, 2007 Farmers Ask Federal Court To Dissociate Hemp and Pot
QUOTE: ask a federal judge in Bismarck to force the Drug Enforcement Administration to yield to a state law that would license them to become hemp growers.
Washington Post Nov 04, 2007 Colorado Ranchers Angry Over Army Site Expansion: Plan to Take Land Spurs Debate On Patriotism, Property Rights
QUOTE: Several dozen ranchers and members of 15 county commissions that voted to oppose the project find themselves pitted against the Pentagon and Colorado business interests in a struggle over property rights, personal heritage and the contested priorities of national security.
Washington Post Jul 01, 2007 In Time of War, a Helping Hand: Group Aids Kids of Deployed National Guard and Reserve Parents
QUOTE: To meet the need of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, which have meant the deployment of more than 1 million Americans since 2001, nonprofit groups are sprouting from seeds of good intentions.
Washington Post Feb 25, 2007 Ban on Prison Religious Program Challenged: U.S. Judge Ruled Evangelical Rehabilitation Effort in Iowa Is Unconstitutional
QUOTE: Rooted in evangelical Christianity and supported by more than $1.5 million in public funds, the method of the rehabilitation program is clear enough. A key question is its constitutionality. A trio of appellate judges, including former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, is reviewing a lower court's decision that the program violates the separation of church and state.
Washington Post Sep 05, 2006 Chicago Principal Loses Battle on Overcrowding: City Won't Cap Enrollment for Struggling School
QUOTE: McGreal gambled that Chicago school executives would stem the influx and spare the students at poorly performing Gage Park High School. He took a stand, McGreal later told parents, "because I would not compromise your children's educations." School authorities responded by firing McGreal...In a struggle with echoes across the country, Chicago administrators acknowledge that they have been unable to keep up with shifting demographics or volatile local, state and federal tax equations.
Washington Post Jul 07, 2006 Favoritism Trial Hurts Chicago Mayor
QUOTE: Mayor Richard M. Daley's former patronage chief broke the law by rigging city hiring decisions to reward loyal workers in Chicago's Democratic political machine, a federal jury concluded Thursday in a sharp blow to the five-term mayor.
Washington Post Jun 08, 2006 U.S. Prison Study Faults System and the Public
QUOTE: Not only are America's prisons and jails largely failing the 13.5 million adults who pass through them each year, but the American public is also failing the prisons and jails...Politicians have passed laws dramatically increasing the inmate population to 2.2 million on a given day without understanding life behind bars or funding programs likely to help prisoners return home and not commit more crimes...
Washington Post May 15, 2006 Trial Is a Test for Chicago's Mayor, Too: City Hall Patronage Will Be in Spotlight as Prosecution of Aide Begins
QUOTE: To reward the well-connected few, Sorich and his colleagues allegedly rigged city tests, arranged sham interviews and elevated the favorites over the merely qualified.
Washington Post May 14, 2006 Entire Town Is Listed as Endangered
QUOTE: Forty-seven old houses have been demolished in little more than a decade...a lone protester held up a hand-lettered sign: "Kenilworth is a community, not a museum."
Washington Post Apr 25, 2006 Ohio Churches' Political Activities Challenged
QUOTE: a group of 56 clergy members contends that two churches have gone too far in supporting a Republican candidate for governor...The clergy members said the churches improperly held political activities and allowed Republican organizations to use their facilities.
Washington Post Jan 01, 2006 Judge Upholds Prayer Limits in Ind. State House: Some in Both Parties Vow to Fight Ruling
QUOTE: ...a federal judge who ruled that the daily invocation appeals too often to Jesus Christ and a Christian god. The "systematically sectarian" prayers, U.S. District Judge David F. Hamilton concluded, are barred by the Constitution, which forbids the government to show preference for any religious denomination.
Washington Post Dec 26, 2005 Scholar Stands by Post-9/11 Writings On Torture, Domestic Eavesdropping: Former Justice Official Says He Was Interpreting Law, Not Making Policy
QUOTE: Widely considered the intellectual architect of the most dramatic assertion of White House power since the Nixon era, he has seen constitutional scholars skewer his reasoning and students call for his ouster from the University of California at Berkeley. Civil liberties advocates were appalled by a memo he helped draft on torture. The State Department's chief legal adviser at the time called his analysis of the Geneva Conventions "seriously flawed." Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote, in a critique of administration views espoused by Yoo, "a state of war is not a blank check for the President when it comes to the rights of the Nation's citizens."
Washington Post Nov 20, 2005 Detroit 'Sleeper Cell' Prosecutor Faces Probe: Grand Jury Considering Indictment for Misconduct
QUOTE: It was only after a jury convicted two men of supporting terrorism that the flimsiness of the government's case became clear....federal investigators began to wonder whether the true conspiracy in the case was perpetrated by the prosecution.
Washington Post Nov 18, 2005 Gramm Denies Paying for Support
QUOTE: Former senator Phil Gramm of Texas said Thursday that he never would have approved thousands of dollars in consulting fees to win an endorsement from fellow Republican George Ryan, a former Illinois governor charged with skimming money from state business.
Washington Post Nov 09, 2005 Kansas School Board Casts Doubts on Evolution: Schools to Teach Doubts About Evolutionary Theory
QUOTE: The Kansas Board of Education voted Tuesday that students will be expected to study doubts about modern Darwinian theory, a move that defied the nation's scientific establishment even as it gave voice to religious conservatives and others who question the theory of evolution.
35 Articles and Resources. Go to: [Next 15]
- Arts & Humanities
- Businesses & Organizations
- Computers & Information Technology
- Family & Friends & Interpersonal
- Government & Politics / History
- Health & Medicine
- Law & Justice
- Media & Journalism
- Personal Finance & Career
- Philosophy & Religion
- Recreation & Entertainment
- Science & Technology
- Social Sciences & Groups
- Arctic / Antarctic / Greenland
- Central America / Caribbean
- Eurasia / Central Asia
- Middle East
- North America
- Oceania / AustralAsia
- South America
- About Fairness.com
- Contact Us
- Conditions of Service
- Fair Use Notice
- Advisory Board
Not a current user? Sign up!