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  • Eco-activist gains fame for civil disobedience

    07/28/2011 12:37:01 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, July 27, 2011 2:36 PM EDT | JENNIFER DOBNER
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sentencing hearing turned into a rally supporting an environmental activist who has become an antihero after disrupting a government auction of oil and gas leases near two national parks in Utah. Protesters gathered around the courthouse and dozens were arrested Tuesday as Tim DeChristopher launched into a lengthy address urging others fight climate change by taking similar steps of civil disobedience. But U.S. District Judge Dee Benson said there was no excuse for the 29-year-old former wilderness guide's blatant disrespect for the rule of law. Benson sentenced DeChristopher to two years in prison on...
  • Al Gore's son pleads guilty to drug charges

    07/30/2007 7:42:53 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 27 replies · 3,070+ views
    Al Gore III agrees to enter a nine-month drug treatment program after pleading guilty to prescription drug and marijuana possession charges in Orange County. LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The son of former Vice President Al Gore pleaded guilty today to felony and misdemeanor drug possession charges stemming from his arrest in Orange County after he was caught driving more than 100 mph in a Toyota Prius. Albert Arnold Gore III entered his plea to prescription drug and marijuana possession charges before Orange County Superior Court Judge Pamela Iles. Gore agreed to enter a nine-month drug treatment program, which he must complete...
  • Gore Won't Behave By Senate Rules

    03/21/2007 7:07:45 AM PDT · by yoe · 62 replies · 2,389+ views
    News Max ^ | March 21, 2007
    The following release was posted Tuesday night to the web log of Senator James Inhofe: From behind the scenes on Capitol Hill: Former Vice President Al Gore, despite being given major preferential treatment, has violated the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee?s (EPW) hearing rules. Gore first demanded to be granted an unprecedented 30 minute opening statement to the Senate EPW Committee for Wednesday?s (March 21) global warming hearing scheduled for 2:30 pm ET. The GOP minority on the EPW committee agreed to the 30 minute opening statement. But then Gore demanded a waiver of the EPW committee?s 48 hour...
  • Tipper Gore Ready to Support Another White House Run

    06/13/2006 7:07:43 AM PDT · by oxcart · 45 replies · 973+ views
    ABC News ^ | 06/13/2006 | By Claire Shipman
    She's spent five years recovering from the last run at the White House, but Tipper Gore says she's ready if her husband wants to do it again. "If he were going to run in the future, of course I would support him," Tipper Gore told ABCNews' Claire Shipman in her first television interview in four years. "I think he'd be a fantastic president. He already got a majority of votes of people in this country once, and so that says something." Al Gore is back in the political spotlight with his new documentary on global warming, "An Inconvenient Truth," and...
  • Gore demands six resignations

    05/26/2004 9:53:14 PM PDT · by kattracks · 90 replies · 759+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5/27/04 | Amy Fagan
    <p>Citing what he called "arrogance, willfulness and bungling" by President Bush in his foreign policy, Al Gore yesterday blamed flawed policies for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners and said six administration officials should resign because of the Iraq situation.</p> <p>In a fiery speech at New York University -- sponsored by the political action committee of the liberal group -- the former vice president called for the resignations of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, CIA Director George J. Tenet, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, and Douglas J. Feith and Stephen A. Cambone, both undersecretaries of defense.</p>
  • KARENNA GORE SCHIFF: Get Out, Mr. Nader - You're only fueling defeatism--and you defeated my father

    02/28/2004 12:15:16 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 134 replies · 4,643+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 28, 2004 | KARENNA GORE SCHIFF
    <p>Watching Ralph Nader declare his candidacy was like having a terrible flashback. Oh no--not this again! I'm not saying we should muzzle independent voices or rule out third parties. Mr. Nader has a right to run for president. And I have a right to say, What an awful idea.</p>
  • Get Out, Mr. Nader (Whiner alert!)

    02/28/2004 6:34:46 AM PST · by petercooper · 46 replies · 567+ views
    <p>You're only fueling defeatism--and you defeated my father.</p> <p>Watching Ralph Nader declare his candidacy was like having a terrible flashback. Oh no--not this again! I'm not saying we should muzzle independent voices or rule out third parties. Mr. Nader has a right to run for president. And I have a right to say, What an awful idea.</p>
  • Al, We Hardly Know Ye (Barf/Eric Alterman Alert!) (Algore Hypnotizes Chickens)

    02/17/2004 3:24:15 PM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 40 replies · 354+ views
    The Nation ^ | 2.12.2004 | Eric Alterman
    stop the presses by Eric AltermanAl, We Hardly Know Ye [from the March 1, 2004 issue]The evolution of the character invented by the media to play the role "Al Gore" will one day make a remarkable doctoral dissertation. The most doctrinaire postmodernist would have a hard time keeping up with the myriad literary inventions, textual subversions and convenient fictions necessary to sustain the ever-changing narrative. One day Gore is an uptight, hypercautious "serial exaggerator." Later, when it turns out that it was the media--most egregiously, the Washington Post's Ceci Connolly--who spread false stories about Gore that were picked up and...
  • Al Gore's son sentenced to substance abuse program

    02/02/2004 12:12:47 PM PST · by finnman69 · 10 replies · 642+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/2/04
    <p>ROCKVILLE, Maryland (AP) --The 21-year-old son of former Vice President Al Gore must complete substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle a marijuana possession charge.</p> <p>The agreement approved by a judge Monday calls for the misdemeanor charge to be dropped after a year if Albert Gore III submits to urine testing, community service and counseling, and steers clear of criminal convictions.</p>
  • Diller Blocks Gore's Leftist Network

    12/16/2003 1:03:16 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 23 replies · 259+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 12/16/03
    In his most humiliating setback since his failed coup attempt of 2000, Al Gore is seeing his dreams of creating yet another left-wing media outlet fall like chads from the hands of a ballot-twisting Florida Democrat recount activist. Thank Barry Diller, who despite Gore's begging is refusing to lift his veto over the sale of the News World International cable network from Vivendi Universal Entertainment, the New York Post reported today. Apparently the Democrats will have to be satisfied with NPR, PBS, CBS, ABC, NBC, CNN ...
  • Gore to Endorse Dean

    12/08/2003 1:44:37 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 502 replies · 630+ views
    Foxnews Alert | 12-8-03
    Just heard it on Fox News
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...
  • 54: No on 54 Union Thugs Assault Pro-54 Females at Davis/Gore Rally, Los Angeles

    09/19/2003 7:50:10 PM PDT · by Alia · 126 replies · 2,464+ views
    Yes on Proposition 54 ^ | 09-19-03 | Justin Jones
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUNION THUGS SAVAGELY ATTACK COLLEGE KIDS AT A GRAY DAVIS SPEECH FOR SUPPORTING PROP 54, PROP 54 CAMPAIGN CHAIR WARD CONNERLY DECLARES IT AN ‘OUTRAGE’SACRAMENTO, CALIF.--Ward Connerly, chairman of the Yes on Proposition 54 campaign, angrily denounced the savage attack several men from an unidentified union and carrying “No on Prop 54” signs unleashed on six college students.The students, all members of the California College Republicans and in their early 20s, were peacefully protesting at a voter-registration rally held in south Los Angeles and featuring Governor Gray Davis and former Vice President Al Gore. The students stood respectfully...
  • Unabomber seeks return of papers, bomb

    08/11/2003 11:06:43 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 19 replies · 487+ views
    AP ^ | 8/11/2003
    <p>Unabomber Ted Kaczynski has asked the U.S. government to return his personal papers and other materials, including a bomb confiscated by the FBI seven years ago. In papers filed at federal court in Sacramento, Kaczynski asked that the government ship the materials to a University of Michigan archive that already contains more than 15,000 of his papers.</p>
  • Media Hypocrisy Subverts American Culture

    02/11/2003 9:30:32 PM PST · by prman · 66 replies · 1,075+ views ^ | Feb. 11, 2003 | Barrett Kalellis
    Rap music should be outlawed even if it takes an Act of Congress to do it. As a child of the fifties, I’m well aware of the fits that popular music caused my parents’ generation. Rock and roll was blamed for everything from teenagers’ Brylcreem ducktails to lewd dancing to juvenile delinquency. Fifties rock and roll, though, seems high art compared to what saturates the airwaves today. Back then, religious and civic leaders fulminated from pulpit and public square alike in condemning “the devil’s music.” In a famous and widely seen newsreel clip, the president of a citizens’ council from...

    11/18/2002 12:29:01 AM PST · by kattracks · 28 replies · 239+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/18/02 | WILLIAM J. GORTA
    <p>November 18, 2002 -- Al Gore says he's not sure he'll run for president in 2004, but he sure sounds like a candidate - blasting President Bush for a "catastrophic" economic policy, a "horrible" foreign policy and an "immoral" position on environmental issues.</p>
  • Gore on 20/20 tonight with Baba Wawa...mentions VP protests in 2000! WTG freepers!!

    11/15/2002 6:58:23 AM PST · by alisasny · 261 replies · 882+ views
    Excerpt from Barbara Walters interview with Al Gore and family, which airs tonight on 20/20 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT (check your local listings). The following exchanges, while sure to interest Note readers and historians, actually won't be part of tonight's 20/20 broadcast, so you can read them only here and now: WALTERS: I'm not sure that people realize that while you were in the residence of the Vice President [during the Florida recount] there were crowds of people outside screaming at you. What was that all about? AL GORE: Well, this was the Republican response to what was...
  • Al Gore reprises role on 'Futurama' cartoon [Sunday's episode (7 p.m. EST)]

    11/08/2002 10:25:27 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 33 replies · 620+ views ^ | November 08. 2002 8:50PM | AP
    The Republicans may have control of Congress, but Al Gore has control of the future. The former Democratic vice president has a guest role on Sunday's season premiere of Fox's animated sci-fi comedy "Futurama," supplying the voice of his own disembodied, scientifically preserved head. (ROFLOL !) "I think I may have a future as a disembodied head," Gore joked in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday. "I'm not sure that any political calculation would have steered me toward this part, but it was great fun doing it." "Futurama" chronicles the 30th-century life of a hapless time-traveler named Fry,...
  • "I'm Al Gore...I used to be the next president of the United States" (LEVEL5 BARF ALERT ~my title~)

    11/04/2002 4:57:46 AM PST · by RedBloodedAmerican · 44 replies · 445+ views
    Daytona Beach News Urinal ^ | 11.04.02 | RAY WEISS
    DAYTONA BEACH -- Former Vice President Al Gore stepped to the podium at Bethune-Cookman College on Sunday looking to supercharge fellow Democrat Bill McBride's campaign for governor. But another election, the closest and most contested in Florida and the nation's history, remained on the minds of many in the crowd of 250. Gore still gets their vote almost two years later. Under an old oak tree, supporters held signs that read: "Welcome President Gore!" and chanted: "Gore in Four." Sans his college-professor beard and most of his post-election girth, Gore tried to diffuse the lingering anger and despair. "I'm Al...
  • Gore to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    11/03/2002 9:04:14 AM PST · by kattracks · 30 replies · 557+ views ^ | 11/03/02 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    Ex-Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to host NBC's "Saturday Night Live" next month, the comedy show announced on its Web site this weekend. "Robert DeNiro and former Vice President Al Gore are slated to host December episodes of 'Saturday Night Live,'" according to a report by's Sean Bradley. An accompanying SNL schedule shows Gore slated to appear December 14. The broadcast would likely give Gore his largest TV audience since he conceeded the presidential election exactly two years to the day from that date. Gore watchers have said that he'll make up his mind on whether he'll...