Funny thing about the First Amendment’s speech clause: For something that’s relatively straightforward – “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of... Read More
If only there were some way to challenge executive power when the President goes to far …
Oh, yeah. There is:
NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union and the... Read More
Having meh-ed in the general direction of the controversy surrounding the FBI’s recent subpoena of Associated Press telephone records, I suppose it’s only fair to... Read More
Lest you worry, let me reassure you: No, this will not be the only subject I write about in this here digital journal. I promise.
But it’s funny how these things keep... Read More
Three days after weathering a storm of criticism over its exploitive “Ri5e to the Occasion” t-shirts – including this epic takedown from The Nation’s Dave Zirin... Read More
So, remember yesterday when I (ahem) gently chided libertarian columnist Steve Chapman for his hyperbolic reaction to Cook County, Illinois’ $25.00 tax on sales of... Read More
Goddammit, gun people, you’re driving me crazy. I’m one of those liberals who’s on your side. Well, I’m on your side inasmuch as I accept the fact that the... Read More
If there’s one Clash song that encapsulates the band’s true manifesto, it has to be “Clampdown” from London Calling (1979). This is a great live version from... Read More
You know that Supreme Court Justices like Antonin Scalia and John Roberts are intellectual giants, because their right-wing groupies constantly tell us so. And, of... Read More
***My latest for RH Reality Check was published yesterday. Read the full post here.
An amicus brief recently filed by Bart Stupak and Democrats for Life of America in... Read More