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  • David Gregory, Unplugged (Gregory afraid to be interviewed about his tantrums)

    02/18/2006 10:35:53 AM PST · by frankjr · 90 replies · 3,680+ views
    Hugh Hewitt ^ | 2/18/06 | Hugh Hewitt
    " [T]he debate playing out in the blogosphere, cable airwaves and on talk radio pits the Vice President against an allegedly left-wing, overly cynical, prissy White House press corps in a tizzy because it wasn't the first to know and angry because it hates the President and Vice President anyway. " That's exactly right. And it comes from NBC's David Gregory. Gregory goes on to announce that this description is "nonsense," but of course Gregory has not allowed himself to be questioned outside of his network. He doesn't return calls and he won't make himself available for questions about what...
  • The week that was at the White House (David Gregory "blogs" his side of story)

    02/18/2006 4:31:49 AM PST · by frankjr · 132 replies · 3,434+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2/17/06 | David Gregory
    It's been a rough and tumble week in the White House press room over the Cheney hunting story. Many viewers have written me with praise and plenty of criticism about my questioning of press secretary Scott McClellan. Let me say at the outset that I was wrong to lose my temper at Scott McClellan. I've worked well with Scott since we first met during the 2000 campaign. Monday, he suggested my aggressive questioning about the disclosure of the hunting accident was a stunt for the cameras. He said this during a morning OFF CAMERA briefing, which undercut his point. Furthermore,...
  • David Gregory - media's finest...

    02/14/2006 6:57:55 AM PST · by Carson · 18 replies · 2,165+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 02/14/2006 | Matt Drudge
    NBC REPORTER TO WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: 'DON'T BE A JERK' Tue Feb 14 2006 08:54:18 ET NBCNEWS chief White House correspondent David Gregory warned President Bush's spokesman on Monday not to be a "jerk!" The heated exchange came during a press gathering at the White House. Gregory asked White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan about the Cheney hunting accident. 'David, hold on, the cameras aren't on right now,' McClellan replied. 'You can do this later.' 'Don't accuse me of trying to pose to the cameras,' Gregory said, voice rising. 'Don't be a jerk to me personally when I'm asking you...
  • After Cheney's Shooting Incident, Time to Unload (Cheney and WH Taking it)

    02/14/2006 6:14:52 AM PST · by danbo · 76 replies · 2,476+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Feb 14, 20006 | Mark Leibovich
    The most heated public moment occurred during McClellan's off-camera "gaggle" with White House reporters yesterday morning. It featured NBC's David Gregory, one of McClellan's most persistent inquisitors over the last year, who raised his voice while asking a question about the incident. "Hold on," McClellan interrupted, pointing out that "the cameras aren't on right now. You can do this later." "Don't accuse me of trying to pose to the cameras," Gregory replied. "Don't be a jerk to me personally when I'm asking you a serious question." "You don't have to yell," McClellan said. "I will yell," said Gregory, jabbing his...
  • David Gregory (NBC News) - wife Beth Wilkinson (former Clinton Administration attorney)

    07/21/2005 9:58:31 PM PDT · by kcvl · 45 replies · 9,187+ views
    Beth Wilkinson (NBC, David Gregory's wife) is a partner at Latham & Watkins in Washington. A top counter-terrorism official in the Justice Department during the Clinton administration.
  • The Death Penalty in Georgia

    08/16/2005 9:49:05 PM PDT · by WJHII · 3 replies · 563+ views
    The Death Penalty in Georgia William John Hagan Houston Home Journal This week I was assigned the unpleasant duty of reporting on the murder of 16-month-old Christian Edward Martinez. For those of you that didn’t read my article in Tuesday’s newspaper, I’ll briefly bring you up to speed.(Original report at: ) Christian was murdered last August, and authorities believe the killer was Gregory Class. The details of this case are sickening, so if you have a weak stomach I suggest you turn a few pages and read the more comforting words of your daily horoscope. For those who want...
  • The Death Penalty in Georgia

    08/16/2005 8:13:27 PM PDT · by WJHII · 2 replies · 314+ views
    Houston Home Journal, Warner Robins Georgia ^ | 08/16/2005 | William John Hagan
    The Death Penalty in Georgia William John Hagan Houston Home Journal This week I was assigned the unpleasant duty of reporting on the murder of 16-month-old Christian Edward Martinez. For those of you that didn’t read my article in Tuesday’s newspaper, I’ll briefly bring you up to speed.(Original report at: ) Christian was murdered last August, and authorities believe the killer was Gregory Class. The details of this case are sickening, so if you have a weak stomach I suggest you turn a few pages and read the more comforting words of your daily horoscope. For those who want...
  • St. Gregory Palamas: On the Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

    08/02/2005 9:39:02 PM PDT · by Siobhan · 15 replies · 600+ views
    St. Gregory Palamas
    Both love and duty today fashion my homily for your charity. It is not only that I wish, because of my love for you, and because I am obliged by the sacred canons, to bring to your God-loving ears a saving word and thus to nourish your souls, but if there be any among those things that bind by obligation and love and can be narrated with praise for the Church, it is the great deed of the Ever-Virgin Mother of God. The desire is double, not single, since it induces me, entreats and persuades me, whereas the inexorable duty...
  • Teen sentenced to indeterminate period for concealing murder (Adrianne Reynolds)

    04/14/2005 6:15:53 PM PDT · by elli1 · 8 replies · 1,458+ views
    AP ^ | April 14, 2005
    A 16-year-old who admitted helping two other youths dismember and dispose of a former Texas girl's body has been sentenced to a juvenile detention center...
  • Brief History of April Fool's Day (Vanity)

    04/01/2005 7:50:49 AM PST · by mike182d · 2 replies · 262+ views
    Fact Monster ^ | David Johnson
    April Fool's Day is one of the most light hearted days of the year, yet it stems from a serious subject—the adoption of a new calendar. A Traditional New Year's Ancient cultures, including those as varied as the Romans and the Hindus, celebrated New Year's Day on April 1. It closely follows the vernal equinox (March 20th or March 21st.) In medieval times, much of Europe celebrated March 25, the Feast of Annunciation, as the beginning of the new year. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII ordered a new calendar (the Gregorian Calendar) to replace the old Julian Calendar. The new...
  • CA: Gregory charged, resigns

    01/18/2005 12:05:36 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 610+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/18/05 | Chuck Carroll
    Embattled San Jose City Councilman Terry Gregory resigned this morning as part of a deal with prosecutors after he was charged with 11 misdemeanors related to his conduct in office. Shortly after the charges were announced, Gregory held a City Hall news conference announcing his resignation. Gregory said in a statement that he accepted ``total and full responsibility'' for his actions and was ``prepared to do what's right in facing the consequences of of any mistakes that I have made.'' He also said he is ``at peace'' with himself because he has ``always worked only for the betterment of our...
  • CA: Chamber wants Gregory to resign (San Jose)

    01/14/2005 9:34:21 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 389+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/14/05 | Tracey Kaplan
    The South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council and the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce on Thursday joined a growing chorus of community groups and elected officials urging embattled San Jose City Councilman Terry Gregory to resign. The chamber's announcement came Silicon Valley-style, in a blog written by Jim Cunneen, the group's president and CEO, who published his views on a new political Web log site called San Jose Inside (www. In the blog, Cunneen also offered the chamber's help in funding a petition drive to recall Gregory if the councilman, who represents District 7, does not resign. Phaedra...
  • CA: Ex-aide tells how Gregory practiced intimidation - Ethics probe OF S.J. Councilman continues

    12/16/2004 10:14:22 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 339+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/16/04 | Aaron C. Davis
    A former aide to San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory testified Wednesday that on days his boss would get wound up intimidating big-box retailers for donations or browbeating city planners to sink projects he opposed, his staff used a code word warning that Gregory was on the warpath. ``The staff code word was `purple.' He had `purple' days,'' said Craig Mann, Gregory's former chief of staff, in front of a special ethics task force investigating allegations the District 7 councilman solicited and accepted gifts and donations, and committed dozens of violations of city and state fundraising laws. In his most revealing...
  • CA: New trouble for S.J. official (D-Gregory)

    12/14/2004 9:09:20 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 288+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/14/04 | Aaron C. Davis
    San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory -- accused of strong-arming local business leaders for free meals for himself and cash donations to his district -- urged a prominent East Side businessman to lie if he was questioned about the gifts, the businessman testified Monday. Tropicana Shopping Center property owner Dennis Fong told members of a special ethics task force investigating Gregory that he had given the councilman free meals and wine. But Fong stunned members when he said that Gregory had urged him to lie -- to say, if asked, that he had paid for a portion of the $300 to...
  • CA: Ethics task force issues subpoenas in S.J. probe

    12/11/2004 12:45:26 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 187+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/11/04 | Rodney Foo
    A City Hall investigation that could bring censure hearings against besieged San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory gathered steam Friday when a task force issued subpoenas to compel witnesses to testify about allegations of Gregory soliciting gifts from businessmen. The city council's ethics task force, charged with examining accusations that Gregory sought and received gifts and pressured companies to give contributions to a special events fund, voted to issue subpoenas to: • Dennis Fong, majority owner of the Tropicana Shopping Center. In May, a Mercury News editorial reported that Fong gave Gregory a free case of wine, valued at about $1,400....
  • Probe: Official broke S.J. laws (D-Gregory)

    12/10/2004 9:27:18 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 219+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/10/04 | Rodney Foo
    A San Jose ethics investigation released Thursday concludes that Councilman Terry Gregory broke city laws by accepting free wine and baseball tickets and failing to properly report campaign contributions. The findings by a San Francisco law firm hired by the San Jose Elections Commission are the first official confirmation of alleged misconduct originally revealed in May in a series of Mercury News editorials and news articles. Similar investigations -- a criminal probe and an examination of a wrongful termination claim filed by Craig Mann, Gregory's former chief of staff -- are being conducted by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's...
  • CA: Probe's findings about (D-)Gregory might be hidden (San Jose City Council)

    11/07/2004 10:29:14 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 392+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/7/04 | Rodney Foo and Aaron C. Davis
    Almost six months after reports surfaced alleging that San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory solicited lavish meals and gifts in violation of city law, an investigation proposed last week by Mayor Ron Gonzales promises the first answers to questions about whether Gregory has done anything wrong. Who gets to hear those answers, however, is entirely unclear -- and may largely be up to Gonzales and City Attorney Rick Doyle if they determine Gregory acted in ways that expose the city to legal liability. Gonzales' investigation has sparked unfavorable comparisons to the city's early efforts in August to investigate questions about its...
  • CA: More charges aimed at official (San Jose City Council / D-Gregory)

    11/03/2004 10:05:24 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 324+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/3/04 | Truong Phuoc Khánh
    San Jose Councilman Terry Gregory's former chief of staff alleges in a wrongful termination claim filed against the city on Tuesday that his former boss strong-armed local businesses for free meals and donations to his district and threatened an employee to ``leave quietly, or else.'' Mayor Ron Gonzales immediately announced he was launching an independent investigation into the allegations by Craig Mann, who served as Gregory's chief of staff from January to December 2003, when he was dismissed. If the city rejects the claim, Mann is free to file a wrongful termination suit. Mann contends he was fired because he...
  • CA: S.J. councilman may face censure probe

    11/02/2004 6:25:31 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 156+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/2/04 | Rodney Foo
    As a San Jose City Council ethics task force debated how to treat council members accused of misconduct, a councilman said Monday he's prepared to initiate censure hearings against colleague Terry Gregory, who faces allegations of coercing local businessmen for gifts and meals. Councilman David Cortese said he hopes to jump start a council investigation on Wednesday by submitting a censure request with the council's rules committee, which sets the council's agenda. ``I have no reaction to it,'' Gregory said Monday about Cortese's plans. Gregory already faces two parallel investigations by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and the...
  • BVDGate: All the Ex-President’s Men

    08/15/2004 7:44:10 AM PDT · by mrustow · 13 replies · 1,267+ views
    The Rant ^ | 13 August 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    Sandy Who? Two weeks ago, Republicans were filled with glee, as Democrats fell all over themselves, trying to diminish the fact that Bill Clinton’s former national security adviser, Samuel Berger, better known as Sandy, was caught stuffing classified documents and national secrets down his drawers, in his jacket, in his socks, and in a leather portfolio, in order to steal them from the National Archives, and to later destroy some of them. (Berger returned some documents, but only after he was caught, and had “accidentally” destroyed the most important ones.) Note that Berger reportedly burgled the Archives on as many...