Habeas Corpus

Jon Stewart Ridicules McConnell For Joining Paul Filibuster

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.

Anonymous: Elections Not Auctions

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

What Can Obama Really Do?

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