Evening Links Round Up | 3.6.13
- Rand Paul
is conducting an old school, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington-style filibusterconcluded his filibuster against Obama’s nomination of John Brennan for CIA Director. What set him off? The threat of drone strikes on American soil. In other news, Ann Coulter apologized for everything ever and joined the Park Slope Food Co-op.
- We talked a bit about this on #TWiBRadio, apparently Roger Ailes thinks President Obama is “lazy” because he earns public money. Does Mr. Ailes not understand how government works?
- Also on #TWiBRadio, the Department of Justice finally addressed their conduct during the Aaron Swartz case. Apparently, when the DOJ reported that he could spend up to 35 years in prison, they didn’t really mean it.
- Called the “Human Heartbeat Protection Act,” this law “represents the worst abortion restriction in the nation — cutting off women’s access to legal abortion services well before the point of viability, which is typically around 24 weeks of pregnancy — and it is the first “fetal heartbeat” abortion measure to go into law.”
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Filed Under: Aaron Swartz, Abortion, Arkansas, Department of Justice, Drones (Pilotless Planes), Eric Holder, Filibusters and Debate Curbs, Human Heartbeat Protection Act, John Brennan, Kentucky, Race, Rand Paul, Roger Ailes, Senate, The Caucus, Van Jones