From: nanothermite911fbibustards on
YANQUI courts were ALWAYS K A N G A R O O Courts - thats how
they carried out GENOCIDE of NATIVES !!!

On Jun 25, 8:39 pm, nanothermite911fbibustards
<nanothermite911fbibusta...(a)> wrote:
> On Jun 23, 8:32 pm, "k...(a)att.bizzzzzzzzzzzz"
> <k...(a)att.bizzzzzzzzzzzz> wrote:
> > You're absolutely clueless.
> Judge in drilling case held stock in oil company affected by
> moratorium
> Giant oil plume lingers below surface
> A new report by the government's Joint Analysis Group confirms that an
> enormous cloud of sub-sea oil is traveling unseen below the surface of
> the Gulf. Sharyl Attkisson reports.
> By Steven Mufson and Joe Stephens
> Saturday, June 26, 2010
> The federal judge who presided over a challenge to the Obama
> administration's six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling
> simultaneously owned stock in an oil company affected by the ban,
> according to a financial disclosure statement released Friday.
> U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sold the stock in Exxon Mobil
> 14 days after the case was filed in New Orleans by a group of oil
> service firms -- and less than five hours before he struck down the
> moratorium.
> Feldman said in a statement elaborating on the disclosure that he was
> unaware of his holdings in Exxon Mobil and a smaller oil company until
> 9:45 p.m. Monday, the day before he issued his ruling.
> "Because he remembered that Exxon, who was not a party litigant in the
> moratorium case, nevertheless had one of the 33 rigs in the Gulf, the
> judge instructed his broker to sell Exxon and XTO [Energy Inc.] as
> soon as the market opened the next morning," according to a statement
> released by his chambers and reported by Bloomberg News.
> Even before this latest disclosure, Feldman was criticized by
> environmental groups and others for not recusing himself from the
> case. The groups pointed to his 2008 disclosure form, which showed
> that he had invested in companies involved in offshore oil and gas
> exploration.
> Feldman's 2009 form, released Friday, shows that he had sold his
> holdings in offshore drilling service firms but continued to buy and
> sell energy stocks. They were among the judge's more than 100
> investments, most listed in the category of holdings worth $15,000 or
> less.
> One of those stocks was Exxon Mobil, which like other major oil
> companies has interests in offshore exploration and production
> projects in the Gulf of Mexico's deepwater areas.
> The 2009 form shows that Feldman bought shares of Exxon Mobil on Dec.
> 28 of that year. In releasing the form Friday, the judge attached a
> letter saying that he sold those shares "at the opening of the stock
> market on June 22, 2010, prior to the opening of a Court hearing on
> the Oil Spill Moratorium case."
> In the ruling he issued later that day, Feldman said the Interior
> Department had failed to show that the oil spill triggered by the
> Deepwater Horizon rig blowout in April meant that there was imminent
> danger on all deepwater drilling rigs in the gulf. By contrast, he
> said, the "blanket, generic, indeed punitive, moratorium" has clearly
> harmed the industry and region.
> Feldman's order lifting the moratorium, if it is upheld, would
> probably benefit the oil industry.
> As it happened, Exxon Mobil shares fell throughout the day, both
> before and after the ruling, roughly in line with the overall market.
> With the sale, Feldman lost at least six percent and as much as 10
> percent of his investment.
> U.S. law requires judges to withdraw from any lawsuit in which they
> have a direct financial interest, however small. Rules also forbid
> them from hearing cases in which their impartiality might reasonably
> be questioned or in which their financial interests would likely be
> substantially affected.
> The judicial canons require that judges be aware of their investments.
> Judicial ethicists said that, had he been aware of his holdings,
> Feldman should have disclosed the ownership or recused himself at the
> case's outset if he thought it posed a conflict or raised questions
> about his impartiality. The court docket indicates that Feldman signed
> several orders before the sale.
> "I've never heard of a situation like this," said Jeffrey M. Shaman, a
> judicial ethics specialist and law professor at DePaul University.
> The judge may have thought the stock did not create a substantial
> conflict, legal analysts said, but the fact that he apparently felt
> compelled to sell the stock and disclose it could be seen as
> indicating otherwise.
> "The fact he sold his holdings in Exxon does not somehow cleanse what
> he did in the case," Shaman said. "If he made [earlier] rulings in the
> case, those rulings are subject to question."
> The government on Friday appealed Feldman's ruling but made no mention
> of any potential conflict.
> It is unusual for a judge in the midst of a case to announce that he
> has traded shares in a specific company, especially one that could be
> directly affected by the judge's decision.
> According to his 2008 financial disclosure form, Feldman held shares
> in, among other companies, deepwater rig owner Transocean, shallow-
> water drillers Hercules and Rowan, and international rig and tool
> provider Parker Drilling. Each of those investments was valued at
> $15,000 or less.
> Feldman's latest disclosure form indicates that he had sold his
> holdings in those four companies by the end of 2008.
> The judge remained an active trader in other types of energy stocks in
> 2009, as he was in 2008. He bought shares of Petrohawk Energy, an
> independent company active in shale gas. He bought and sold shares of
> Crosstex Energy, a natural gas transmission company, within one
> month.
> Staff research director Lucy Shackelford contributed to this report.
> FBI BUSTARDS, What ARE YOU going to DO about IT !!!
> FBI BUSTARDS, What ARE YOU going to DO about IT !!!
> FBI BUSTARDS, What ARE YOU going to DO about IT !!!