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Americans Elect Expands Presidential Petition Push to State of Michigan

A tip of the pen to David Weigel for pointing us to the decision of the Michigan Secretary of State to approve an application by Americans Elect with a plan to collect signatures to place it as a political party on the 2012 ballot in the state. This would allow Americans Elect to proceed with [...]

Indictment Against the Hutaree Nine (with excerpts)

If you’re looking for a copy of an indictment against the Hutaree Nine that shows the U.S. government to be simply arresting Americans for exercising their religion and their right to bear arms, well, we don’t have that indictment, because it doesn’t exist. That paranoid notion of an anti-Christian indictment has been blazing across the [...]

Read Shane O’Mara’s Torturing the Brain Folk Psychology Review Here

Blogs and news wires today are abuzz with reports of neuroscientist Shane O’Mara’s literature review regarding the effect of torture on memory. Unfortunately, the paper (“Torturing the Brain: On the folk psychology and folk neurobiology motivating ‘enhanced and coercive interrogation techniques’”) is not currently available online from the journal in which it appears, Trends in [...]

Read Shane O'Mara's Torturing the Brain Folk Psychology Review Here

Blogs and news wires today are abuzz with reports of neuroscientist Shane O’Mara’s literature review regarding the effect of torture on memory. Unfortunately, the paper (“Torturing the Brain: On the folk psychology and folk neurobiology motivating ‘enhanced and coercive interrogation techniques’”) is not currently available online from the journal in which it appears, Trends in [...]

1 Page, Bullet Points, Sourced: Provide Your Congressional Candidate with Details Regarding the FISA Amendments Act

Earlier this month, I unsuccessfully attempted to ascertain congressional candidate Mary Jo Kilroy’s position regarding the FISA Amendments Act, the new law permitting unlimited warrantless searches, seizures and surveillance for periods of up to 67 days. Kilroy demurred from providing a specific response, indicating that she wasn’t sufficiently familiar with the details of the FISA [...]