Robert Bork

Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Newtown Edition

Saturday, December 22, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio Political Gabfest panelists discuss how America might confront gun violence in the wake of the latest mass shooting tragedy in Newton, Conn, while on the Culture Gabfest panelists talk about Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit" and whether its increased frame rate helps or ruins the movie.

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To Bork

Friday, December 21, 2012

Supreme Court nominee and Constitutional originalist Robert Bork died this week at the age of 85. In a segment that originally aired in 2005, Brooke muses over the verb "to bork," coined in honor of the man whose unsuccessful bid for the bench earned him a place in Webster's.

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Will the Petraeus Scandal Be Good for Privacy?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Privacy is among the many issues raised by the Petraeus affair. We don’t know exactly what the FBI did, or what sort of legal barriers they had to surmount to get access. Reporter Peter Maass wrote that an unexpected consequence of Petreaus’s fall is that we all might learn a little more about how the FBI operates. Brooke spoke with Maass about an unlikely connection between the Petraeus scandal and former Supreme Court Nominee Robert Bork. 

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