“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech…” — First Amendment to the United States Constitution The North Carolina Legislature’s Legislative Service Commission, controlled by Republicans, has hastily passed a new
One of the oddities of the Transportation Security Agency is its knitting needle policy. You can’t bring the thinnest and tiniest of drill bits on board in your carryon bag. You can’t bring a pair of pliers onto a plain in your carry-on bag. You
When I got to the Mall, I could barely see the Capitol dome. Blaring lights from the set being erected for John Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear were getting in the way of my ability to see the U.S. Congress.