A Rarity: I Agree with the AG

February 9, 2006 at 6:38pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in 625 Elm Street

I can’t believe it, I actually agree with Jon Bruning! He has risked going to jail by asking the state Supreme Court to force Lancaster County District Judge Steven Burns to release his reasons for vacating the grand jury investigating Regent David Hergert.

I also agree with Bruning on this point:

“This is not North Korea,” Bruning said. “This is America. And in America we have a free court system, we have a free people, we have a First Amendment that allows a free press to write down the free speech of its citizens.

“And I am ashamed anytime that our system fails ... by closing itself off and conducting itself in secret,” Bruning said. “This government needs to be open, whether it’s the legislative branch, the executive branch or the judicial branch.”

Trouble is, I’m not sure how much Bruning himself believes it.

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Steve February 10, 2006 at 4:50am

Yeah, wow.  I agree with you and AG Bruning on something other than restaurants.  I’d love to hear Jon’s opinion on this same issue, though,  if it concerned Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney and George Bush.

Plain Patriot February 10, 2006 at 10:16pm

Ohh ye of little faith!  What do you have against Jonny boy?

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