An article in the Times outlines growing tensions over possible prosecutions at the CIA. Cambridge published the memos a little while back, in case anyone wishes to do some catching up on the issue.
Americans have expressed their displeasure with House 3200 and the Senate health care bill because both contain bad economics and bad ideas. Economists such as Earl Grinnols are dismayed at the bills put forward.
The New York Times has a front-screen story this morning about Bob Collier, who, according to the Times, was moved to speak out at a recent town hall meeting about his worries concerning health care reform. It’s almost too tiresome to point out that Collier is entirely uninformed about the issues. But because he did not articulate this utter nonsense in a “high decibel rant,” the Times saw fit to put his version of health care reform on the front page of its newspaper.
Michael Curtis, author of Orientalism and Islam, was interviewed on Florida radio station WOCA yesterday. The podcast is live – click below for their discussion of Islamic government, extremism, and the history East-West clashes. Listen here >>
No obligation of a judge is more awful than to rule on who should live and who should die at the hands of the state. Many judges grow weary and callous from the endless claims of America’s three thousand death-row inmates, yet the law, the judges, and especially the people in whose name all this is done, can never allow a single case to escape the most perfect scrutiny possible.