Jon Sanders

Director of Regulatory Studies

Posts by Jon Sanders (page 173)

  • Nifong secures his place

    In the “Urban Dictionary” of slang, that is: Nifonged To be unjustly prosecuted by a politically motivated District Attorney … the railroading or harming of a person with no justifiable cause, except for one’s own gain. It is someone being taken advantage of unfairly by someone without scruples or…
    Jon Sanders, January 2, 2007
  • John of the Bland announces he’s going to announce

    Announcing he’s going to announce is to be expected from the man with the core conviction that he’s got a core conviction and whose “message of hope” was that he had a “message of hope.” As I wrote back then, is Edwards forever to be plagued by…
    Jon Sanders, December 27, 2006
  • Rape charges dropped

    Per WRAL, the good news: Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong moved Friday to drop rape charges against three Duke University lacrosse players. Nifong filed paperwork to dismiss forcible rape charges against Reade Seligmann, 20, Collin Finnerty, 20, and David Evans, 23. The players were indicted last spring after…
    Jon Sanders, December 22, 2006
  • Bad diagnosis leads to the wrong medicine

    The News & Observer reports today that “Duke mobilizes to shield its image.” But have no fear, Duke race-baiting lefties and local race-baiting media, there’s still too much liberal white guilt in the old Gothic to prevent Duke from addressing the real problems. Instead: Dogged by months of damaging…
    Jon Sanders, December 22, 2006
  • Latest idiocy from the National Committee of Abject Absurdity

    Just when you think they’ve already said the dumbest things possible, the NCAA continues to publish committee recommendations. From The News & Observer: Many women’s collegiate teams, especially in basketball, bring in male students for practice. Coaches think practicing against men — usually taller, faster and stronger —…
    Jon Sanders, December 15, 2006
  • The Duke lacrosse accuser has just given birth

    Per WRAL: WRAL’s Julia Lewis has confirmed that the accuser in the Duke lacrosse case gave birth late Thursday at UNC Hospitals. … The 27-year-old gave birth nine months after she alleges she was raped by three Duke University lacrosse players at a March 13 team party. After…
    Jon Sanders, December 14, 2006
  • “Sucking up to ‘that John Edwards'”

    Chris Matthews brought his “Hardball” softball-lobbing cable news show to Chapel Hill to gush over John Edwards, and UNC took the opportunity to make its unrequited infatuation known nationally. I wasn’t the only one appalled by UNC’s latest Johngasm, which as The News & Observer pointed out “was…
    Jon Sanders, December 13, 2006
  • Lesson not learned at Duke

    To follow on Ham’s post below, one of the things Prof. K.C. Johnson unearthed was a News & Observer article regarding the Duke lacrosse allegations, in which is reported that “Lubiano, the professor, said people can’t imagine that the woman could have made a false rape allegation.” They…
    Jon Sanders, December 11, 2006