It appears that the San Diego County Bar Association doesn't share Alberto Gonzales' dim view of fired US attorney from San Diego Carol Lam:
SAN DIEGO -- Carol Lam, one of eight former U.S. attorneys across the country whose dismissals have ignited a political firestorm and calls for the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, has been named outstanding attorney of the year by the San Diego County Bar Association, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon.
In a news release announcing the award for Lam and 10 other awards, the bar association said Lam "has demonstrated the highest level of ethics and professionalism and fought government corruption and corporate misdeeds."
It appears that Carol Lam is such an incompetent idiot that Qualcomm Incorporated has decided to appoint her as a Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel for their Legal Team:
SAN DIEGO -- February 15, 2007 -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA ) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the appointment of former United States Attorney Carol C. Lam to the position of senior vice president and legal counsel. Working with QUALCOMM's existing legal team, she will help manage and direct the Company's litigation worldwide.
But what the heck does Qualcomm know? They are only one of the largest players in the global wireless communications market, had a paltry $8.2 billion in sales over the last year and have a tiny market capitalization of only $75 billion.
We should thank God for US attorneys like Carol Lam. Without her, Republican Congressman Duke Cunningham might still be taking bribes in exchange for defense contracts rather than be locked up behind bars where he belongs. Local rumor in San Diego has it that Cunningham wasn't the only San Diego Congressman taking bribes in exchange for delivering defense business and that he is singing like a jaybird from his prison cell. We can only hope that this investigation gets back on track just in time for the 2008 elections.
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