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Here’s Change I Could Believe in, President-Elect Obama

In some impressive ways, President-Elect Barack Obama is the mirror-image of George W. Bush. Early on, George W. Bush rid the presidency of the e-mail address president@whitehouse.gov, ending the Clinton-era avenue by which citizens could communicate their policy ideas to the office of the President. To his credit, Barack Obama has created a web page [...]

Here's Change I Could Believe in, President-Elect Obama

In some impressive ways, President-Elect Barack Obama is the mirror-image of George W. Bush. Early on, George W. Bush rid the presidency of the e-mail address president@whitehouse.gov, ending the Clinton-era avenue by which citizens could communicate their policy ideas to the office of the President. To his credit, Barack Obama has created a web page [...]

This is What Torturing Suspects Gets You: Messed Up Justice in America

In the wake of breaking news that the Bush administration specifically authorized waterboarding torture in writing, then covered it up, the Washington Post reports that the federal government has had to withdraw charges of conspiracy and material support for terrorism against a British resident who has been held in Guantanamo for years, Binyam Mohammed. Why? [...]

Sarah Palin Projects Her Radicalism on Abortion and Women's Liberty

In times like these with wars and financial crisis, I know that it may be easy to forget even as deep and abiding a concern as the right to life, and it seems that our opponent kind of hopes you will forget that. He hopes that you won’t notice how radical, absolutely radical his idea [...]

Where is the Great Connecticut Hurricane?

Yesterday, the Connecticut Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in that state.

Current weather:

Where’s the hurricane?

(2nd) Palinism of the Day: Supreme Court Decisions? Um, Er, Um. Pause. Um…

After Sarah Palin said she opposes Roe v. Wade but supports the idea of the right to privacy in the constitution (which is the basis for the Roe v. Wade decision), Katie Couric asked Palin a simple question:

Katie Couric: What other Supreme Court decisions do you disagree with?

Sarah Palin: Mmmmm…

[Pause]

Well, let’s [...]

Pro Roe and Anti Roe – Palinism of the Day

The implication of this bizarre legal perspective is that, if Sarah Palin’s ideas were followed, state legislatures would have the right to overrule the Constitution of the United States of America. [...]

Law and Liberty be Damned: Sarah Palin Personally Picketed OB-GYN Clinic after Doctor Went Public in Favor of Access

In her more recent statements, Sarah Palin has been coached to utter statements such as these regarding her views on women’s personal freedom:

Y’know, with my respect for the sanctity of life and my belief in the potential of life I know that this aspect of the abortion issue is very sensitive, and, you know, [...]

In Case You Still Think McCain and Palin Support Women's Rights

Broadcast September 12 2008:

Charles Gibson: Roe v. Wade, do you think it should be reversed?

Sarah Palin: I think it should.

John McCain’s own website:

John McCain believes Roe v. Wade is a flawed decision that must be overturned.

Elect John McCain to be President and Sarah Palin to be President after his incapacitation [...]

If John McCain Doesn’t Know the Constitution By Now, He Will Never Never Never Know It (No He Won’t)

Sing it.

John McCain says he opposes the Supreme Court decision striking down provisions of the Military Commissions Act and restoring habeas corpus rights, even though he hasn’t actually read the decision yet (read it for yourself here). Why? Because, McCain says, “these are unlawful combatants; they’re not American citizens.”

Pay attention: John McCain [...]