Monday, June 11, 2007

Robert Bork, Tort Reform Phoney

So who was the leading proponent of tort reform in the 1980's? Robert Bork, perhaps? It seems Judge Bork, tapped by President Reagan for the United States Supreme Court but rejected by the U.S. Senate, now has quite a different view of what conservatives like to call "frivolous lawsuits." Perhaps it's acceptable to sue the Yale Club of New York City- after all, it's not an insurance company, a bank, an oil company, or some other entrenched corporate interest, which the GOP likes to shield from accountability.

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Shedding Tears Over the Death of Orenthal James Simpson

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