Plenty of Americans have died fighting in wars, but none of those wars were fought specifically in order to defend any flag. They were fought to grab land from native people, to expand influence overseas, and to fight off British imperialism, but never has a war been fought by the U.S. military in which the survival of the U.S. flag was an issue of contention.
It’s the summer story nobody’s talking about: with 150 days left in his presidency, Barack Obama has failed to nominate a Chair for the the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. Why is this such big news? In an era of warrantless surveillance, suspicious activity
Do you remember Eliot Spitzer? Back in 2008, Spitzer was the up-and-coming Governor of New York State, promoted by many as an ideal presidential candidate of the future. All that came to a crashing halt when news leaked out that the United States Government had