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Finally, an Attorney General Against Cruelty and Inhumanity

We have had years of Attorney Generals who won’t answer the question, “Is Waterboarding an act of torture?” Now Attorney General nominee Eric Holder has come out and said what is obvious: “Waterboarding is Torture.” In further confirmation testimony yesterday on the treatment of prisoners,

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Urge Your Senators to Support the OLC Reporting Act

Three of the top four leaders in the line of succession to the Presidency (including Obama himself) have come from the Senate, where they failed to support efforts to take away the power of the President to overrule federal law. Nancy Pelosi, as Speaker of the House is the fourth in the group in line now to take the Presidency, and she has a similar poor record of standing up for constitutional balance of powers.

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They Say Michael Mukasey Collapsed Last Night

That’s what they say. But honey, the Attorney General collapsed long ago. Leaders of the Federalist Society assembled in the room to hear Mukasey speak asked that everyone pray for Mukasey’s well-being as he was rushed to the hospital. Did they pray for the well-being

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Will Mukasey Break The Law And Refuse the Subpoena?

Mukasey’s Department of Justice says that it is reviewing its options, considering how to respond to the subpoena. The law, however, is quite clear. Legally, Mukasey has no options. He has to show up to give testimony. He has to provide the requested documents. If Mukasey does not do so, he will be breaking the law.

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Congressmen Demand Special Prosecutor. Attorney General Yawns.

News flash! Representatives John Conyers, Jerry Nadler and William Delahunt have written a letter to Attorney General Michael Mukasey asking very sternly for Mukasey to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the American rendition of Canadian citizen Maher Arar to Syria, where he was tortured

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?