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Fredo's Greatest Hits
April 2007 -- Gonzales says, "I don't recall" 72 times at Senate hearing
It's Friday! And it's also the final day on the job for Bush-tushy-wipin', habeas corpus trashin', eavesdroppin', worst-AG-ever Alberto Gonzales.
Nicknamed "Fredo" by the Commander in Disbelief either because his name is kinda like Alfredo, or perhaps after the weakest Corleone in The Godfather, Gonzales became a Bush Yes-man in the mid-'90s. Gonzales'
crimes accomplishments are many. He assisted in obfuscating a drunk-driving conviction from the former Texas governor's record and failed to interfere with a record number of Texas executions, including that of at least one mentally retarded inmate. He shit-kicked his way up the ranks with "43" to establish perhaps the most liberal interpretation of Constitutional law in American history. That's right. When it comes to applying the law of the land to his own administration, Bush brings new definition to the "L" word.
While the mainstream media's doing its job breaking down the series of delusions and lies wrought upon the nation last night by the president, we've dug up some classic bullshit to properly bid former Attorney General Gonzales farewell. Go away. Forever.
More video and Gonzo-bashing after the jump.
SNL News Update reviews April hearing:
July 2007 -- "Daily Show: Gonzales' Mountain of Lies:
May 2007 -- Keith Olbermann: "Dueling Gonzaleses":
August 2007 -- Colbert Report: Gonzales' Potential:
March 2007 -- Bill Maher, Dan Rather, Jason Alexander, Martha Raddatz -- Whaddup with Gonzo?:
January 2007 -- Poof! Hasta la Writ of Habeas Corpus:
Talking Points Memo's Top 10 Gonzales Moments:
September 14, 2007 -- One last ass-kissing and buh-bye:
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.