Paul LePage, the Governor of Maine, just called for the authoritarian overthrow of the Constitution to put Donald Trump into power. LePage declared, on radio station WVOM, “I wonder that our Constitution is not only broken, but we need a Donald Trump to show some
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