You might think that our corrupt and incompetant Attorney General would find it difficult to find a sympathetic audience these days. But you’d be wrong:

Gonzales is scheduled to deliver a 45-minute speech at the Seattle Westin Hotel’s Grand Ballroom on the Justice Department’s efforts to protect intellectual property and combat cybercrime. Justice Department spokesman Evan Peterson declined to confirm details of Gonzales’ schedule, but he is also expected to visit the U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle.

The speech, free and open to the public, is being sponsored by the Discovery Institute, a think tank best known for promoting “intelligent design” as an alternative to the theory of evolution, and TechNet Northwest, a political coalition of technology executives.


  1. #1 Ktesibios
    June 23, 2007

    Nothing surprising here. It’s just the wingnut welfare machine in action.

  2. #2 T. Bruce McNeely
    June 23, 2007

    Is torture intelligently designed?

  3. #3 David D.G.
    June 24, 2007

    Well, that’s another nail in the coffin of the current administration’s integrity.

    ~David D.G.

  4. #4 Blake Stacey, OM
    June 24, 2007

    Just reading that makes me want to steal some intellectual property.

  5. #5 Ex-drone
    June 24, 2007

    Given the IDiots’ desire to get around the First Amendment in public schools, is Gonzalez going to give a tutorial on how to flout the Constitution?

  6. #6 Caledonian
    June 24, 2007

    Another nail?

    That coffin’s long been nailed shut, covered in cement, and is now the foundation for one of our secret foreign torture prisons.

  7. #7 john
    June 24, 2007

    here’s a good one: the discovery institute used to have an ad up on for the lecture on their site: (link to google cache)

    it’s gone now:

    how lame.

  8. #8 Dan
    June 25, 2007

    Gonzalez has been working with people from Regent University School of Law for years……so he should get along fine with DI folks

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