Should a journalist who finds out that the CIA has been torturing its detainees, and then writes a newspaper article sharing this information, be sent to prison for 10 years? Should a journalist who finds out that the Iranian secret police has been torturing its
The 5 Democrats who defected to the Republican side to defeat Obama’s public option are: Max Baucus, Blanche Lincoln, Kent Conrad, Bill Nelson and Tom Carper.
November 2003: Massachusetts Supreme Court declares the validity of same-sex marriage. Without noticing, Senator John Ensign stops telling his wife she looks pretty in the morning. February 2004: San Francisco begins to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Senator Ensign asks a staffer on a date. She
Newt Gingrich for President and John Ensign for Vice President in 2012: it’s the choice ticket, a perfect representation of Republican moral values in statement and in practice. There’s synergy in the pairing: I mean, they could cheat on each other’s wives with each other’s
“I wouldn’t put myself hopefully in that kind of position, but if I was in a position like that, that’s what I would do.” — Senator John Ensign, August 30 2007, considering whether Senator Larry Craig should resign for having extramarital sex. “I came to