Back during the oh-so repressive era of George W. Bush, Ben Metcalf was driven to write in Harper’s to ask whether, for having the audacity to declare “I would like to hunt down George W. Bush, the president of the United States, and kill him with my bare hands” he could be imprisoned.
Now, during […]
Saturday, December 20 just may be the busiest day of shopping left before Christmas at malls and plazas around the nation. With that in mind, Join the Impact has called for a nationwide set of demonstrations at shopping places around the country on December 20. The events are being give the collective name Light Up […]
At my neighborhood elementary school, I coach O. and F. and Z. in the chess club. They’re decent family kids, citizens who I occasionally have disagreements with. They’re also Arab Americans, with parents who immigrated in the 1990s from coastal Somalia and Yemen. I see their fathers in the neighborhood stores where they work. I […]
As I noted yesterday, since Barack Obama knifed the Constitution in the back with his pro-FISA flip flop, people have been writing to me with advice about how I should switch my vote to Bob Barr for President. See, they tell me, Bob Barr is the Libertarian Party candidate, and so he will be a […]
The Associated Press points me to a website of the New York University School of Law, which has archived a transcript of arguments made by lawyers for the Bush administration before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Halloween of 2007. That’s an appropriately ghoulish day for the Bush administration to assert, as AP puts […]