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  • Judge in voter ID case signed Walker recall petition [WI]

    03/06/2012 3:16:03 PM PST · by Hunton Peck · 35 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 3/6/2012, Updated: 4:53 p.m | Daniel Bice
    Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan, who granted a temporary injunction against Wisconsin's new voter identification law, signed a petition urging the recall of Gov. Scott Walker. *** His clerk called back to say Flanagan would only answer questions submitted in writing at the courthouse. State Republican Party spokesman Ben Sparks said his party will be filing a complaint with the state Judicial Commission asking it to investigate why Flanagan did not recuse himself. "The very fact that Dane County Judge David Flanagan signed a petition to recall Governor Walker calls today's court proceedings regarding Wisconsin's voter ID law into...
  • Judge grants temporarily injunction barring enforcement of voter ID law in April election [WI]

    03/06/2012 11:53:14 AM PST · by Hunton Peck · 69 replies · 1+ views
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | Tuesday, March 6, 2012 1:45 pm | ED TRELEVEN
    A Dane County Judge on Tuesday granted a temporary injunction that bars the enforcement of the state photo ID law at polling places during the general election on April 3. Circuit Judge David Flanagan said that the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP and Voces de la Frontera had demonstrated that their lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker and the state Government Accountability Board would probably succeed on its merits and had demonstrated the likelihood of irreparable harm if the photo ID law is allowed to stand. Flanagan ordered Walker and the GAB to "cease immediately any effort to enforce or implement...
  • Boys Town founder to be named Servant of God

    02/26/2012 10:19:53 AM PST · by NYer · 24 replies · 1+ views
    cna ^ | February 25, 2012 | Kevin J. Jones
    Portrait of Father Flanagan created by Boys Town alum Paul Otera, courtesy of the Archdiocese of Omaha Omaha, Neb., Feb 25, 2012 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Edward Flanagan, the founder of the famous Boys Town orphanage, will be declared a “Servant of God” next month as the Archdiocese of Omaha opens his cause for beatification.“For years many in the Omaha community and beyond have venerated the memory of Fr. Edward Flanagan,” Archbishop George Lucas said Feb. 21. “I am happy that we can begin the process of examining the holiness that was apparent in his life and...
  • ACORN foe James O'Keefe arrested by FBI in plot to bug Landrieu's office

    01/26/2010 6:43:50 PM PST · by FromLori · 112 replies · 6,717+ views
    The conservative young filmmaker who tarnished the reputation of a liberal activist group with his undercover videos has been arrested for allegedly trying to bug Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's office in New Orleans. Federal investigators allege that James O'Keefe was among a group of four men who created a ruse to enter Landrieu's downtown office for the supposed purpose of repairing the lawmaker's telephones. O'Keefe and another man, Stan Dai, are accused of aiding the plot, while two others, Joseph Basel and Robert Flanagan, are accused of pretending to be telephone company employees, according to federal court records (PDF) unsealed...
  • State Senator Faces Lewd Conduct Allegations (Guess Flanagan's party)

    07/30/2009 12:41:31 AM PDT · by tlb · 14 replies · 1,355+ views
    WPTZ ^ | July 29, 2009 | BURLINGTON, Vt. - WPTZ.com
    A longtime state lawmaker and current candidate for Vermont lieutenant governor has been accused of masturbating in the locker room at the Burlington YMCA. Archambeau said he and another patron saw Flanagan masturbating Friday on a bench between the YMCA sauna and nearby showers. According to Flanagan, the accusation is completely false and on Wednesday, he dismissed the claim but did offer an apology. "If I did anything to offend anybody, I'm very sorry," said Flanagan. The Chittenden County Democrat denies the allegations and told NewsChannel 5 he will not be returning to the YMCA. YMCA President Mary Burns would...
  • AGX: Expedition resumes after tough wait ( Global Warming ) ( Still stuck in the ice ? )

    09/28/2007 2:55:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies · 96+ views
    Yachting World ^ | 26 September 2007 | Helen Bowley
    Once Adrian Flanagan and his team realised that the sea-ice East of the Taymyr peninsular had no intention of yielding, they were faced with the unwelcoming prospect of seeking a fast alternative, or risk abandoning Barrabas and the entire expedition altogether. The favoured option was to have Adrian's boat transported through the ice onboard one of the ice-breaker ships bound for Murmansk... "...the Murmansk Shipping Company, operators of the ice-breaker fleet in the western Arctic. It was one such vessel - the Kapitan Danilkin ... that was suggested as the transport. Based on the quote - steep but under the...
  • British Yachtsman who Counted on Global Warming to Cross Arctic Now Trapped by Ice

    09/04/2007 5:08:45 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 121 replies · 7,375+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 4, 2007 | P.J. Gladnick
    In one of the most hilarious cases of being tripped up by dubious scientific hype, British yachtsman Adrian Flanagan attempted to be the first to sail across the arctic north of Russia. He based his hope on the fact that he believed in the Global Warming propaganda that the arctic is rapidly losing its ice thus making his trip possible. One little problem. Cold cruel reality has crushed the Global Warming hype and now Flanagan's boat is trapped by ice in the arctic. To add to the irony, Flanagan who seems to be destined to go down in history as Wrong...
  • Disenchanted Bush Voters Consider Crossing Over (Independent joins GOP in just two weeks time!)

    02/21/2004 5:07:32 PM PST · by ambrose · 256 replies · 16,437+ views
    NY Times ^ | 2.22.04
    Disenchanted Bush Voters Consider Crossing Over By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL Published: February 22, 2004 BEACHWOOD, Ohio - In the 2000 presidential election, Bill Flanagan a semiretired newspaper worker, happily voted for George W. Bush. But now, shaking his head, he vows, "Never again." "The combination of lies and boys coming home in body bags is just too awful," Mr. Flanagan said, drinking coffee and reading newspapers at the local mall. "I could vote for Kerry. I could vote for any Democrat unless he's a real dummy." Mr. Flanagan is hardly alone, even though polls show that the overwhelming majority of Republicans...