Habeas Corpus

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell drew the ire of The Daily Show's Jon Stewart this Thursday evening after he decided to briefly join Sen. Rand Paul's thirteen hour filibuster of John Brennan's nomination to head the CIA. As Stewart rightfully pointed out, any of these members of Congress who sat silent during the Bush years pretty well forfeited their right to feign concern over the civil liberties of Americans now. Read more...
Anonymous has announced a joint action between the hacktivist group and the Occupy movement, "OUR POLLS," which seeks to Occupy the Vote 2012 with the aim of holding our elected officials accountable to the people. The message: Elected Read more...
The blogosphere has been ratcheting up the outrage factor all weekend to the curiously sedate response from the mainstream media over last week's vote on the National Defense Authorization Act and the disturbing provisions within that destroy Read more...
A zombie argument is going around about why Obama hasn't accomplished liberal and progressive ends to the extent many would have liked him to: Obama can't do anything because he needs 60 votes in Congress and he doesn't have them because Read more...
Well, this is something you don't see every day. Ralph Nader hosted this interview segment with Fox News' Judge Andrew Napolitano and discussed his bo Read more...

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I'm not sure which is redlining higher, my irony or my outrage meter: The man who killed Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller has filed a petition Read more...
Chuck Todd was on Hardball talking about how President Obama is fighting terrorism and how, in Chris Matthews mind, the president is fighting the ex Read more...
From The Colbert Report April 15, 2009. Stephen Colbert takes President Obama to task for his decision to preserve the habeas corpus policy of the Bu Read more...
April 13, 2009 MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show Read more...
I can't wait for the usual comments about how this means the opposite of how it appears, Obama's extended super brilliant chess game, etc.: WASHINGTO Read more...