Thursday, July 28, 2005

ZPD: Patrick J. Fitzgerald (in focus) —

We'll be impressed if he puts Rove in Prison ... The thing is folks are missing where the blame should go - We've at risk American Troops dying and being maimed in an unnecessary war in Iraq due to a lying war monger puppet (America really didn't vote for in the first place) ...

Patrick Fitzgerald

(cite fair use) Photo featured in the LA Times, in article of July 8, 2005,
in THE NATION section, entitled, "A Prosecutor Who Didn't Back Down"

Patrick J. Fitzgerald (born 1961) is the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. On December 31, 2003, he made national headlines by being appointed to continue the investigation into the Plame affair CIA leak, Fitzgerald was named by Deputy Attorney General James Comey after then Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself from the case due to potential conflicts of interest.

Fitzgerald attended Amherst College and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1985. After practicing civil law, he became an Assistant United States Attorney in New York in 1988. He handled drug-trafficking cases and in 1993 helped prosecute John Gambino of the Gambino mafia family. In 1994, he became the prosecutor in the case against Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman and 11 other individuals charged in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.[1]

In 1996, Fitzgerald became the National Security Coordinator for the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. There, he served on a team of prosecutors investigating Osama bin Laden.[2] He served as chief counsel in prosecutions related to the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa.[3]

Patrick Fitzgerald was nominated for his position as U.S. Attorney on September 19, 2001 on the recommendation of U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald (R-IL), and confirmed on October 24, 2001. Peter Fitzgerald and Patrick Fitzgerald are not related.[4]

See also


  • Presidential Nomination: Patrick J. Fitzgerald as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in the Department of Justice.

External link

The Boogeyman Bush's Warhawks tried to scare us with ...

Yellowcake (the refined uranium oxide) that Saddam didn't buy ...

Critics Valerie Plame and her husband Joe Wilson who won't be frightened by GOP bullies ...

The CIA Boss told to fall on his sword: George Tenet

The GOP Partisan American Traitor Karl Rove
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Stephen Hadley: ... On July 22, 2003, Hadley offered his resignation to Bush because he had "failed in that responsibility" and that "the high standards the president set were not met." Bush denied Hadley's request. Hadley admitted fault in allowing a disputed claim about Iraq's quest for nuclear weapons material to be included in Bush's 2003 State of the Union speech (see Yellowcake forgery). In 2002, Hadley was a member of White House Iraq Group.

Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau
Garry Trudeau Defends Rove Strip, Says Editing 'Not Acceptable'

Turn in tomorrow for the daily roasting of America's Top Traitor Karl Rove ...
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