Huge Bipartisan House Majority Rejects Obama’s Libya Resolution

From Politico: The House delivered a stinging rejection of President Barack Obama’s military intervention in Libya on Friday, voting in bipartisan fashion against authorizing the mission for another year. The president’s supporters still held out hope that they could stop an effort to restrict funding for...

The Difference Between Bush and Obama on the Law

Bush told the lawyers to make the law say what he wanted it to say; Obama tells the lawyers he doesn’t care what the law...

The War That Isn’t a War

Amy Davidson examines the Obama administration’s official justifications for continuing to conduct the war in Libya without congressional authorization, and finds them extremely weak tea. That said, I’m having trouble getting worked up about this subject. The previous administration invaded and...

Less Assange, More Manning.

The other day, Naomi Klein sent out a tweet in which she asked for “an [international] moratorium on feeding [Julian] Assenge’s ego”. Count me in. Some may say #mooreandme is a distraction from The Big Picture. But you know who the real distraction is? Julian fucking Assange. Seriously,...

Insanity Reigns

The current 14th amendment debate is driving me bonkers.  I have gotten within an inch of throwing my remote at right wing talking heads on the TV.  I have resisted this urge, at least for now.  While some, such as Senator Graham, are saying that it simply a call to “amend” it, making any case...

Crime and Punishment and Beer

Crime and punishment is not really my forte.  I watch crime investigation shows and documentary always hoping that the guilty party is proven innocent at the end.  This is most likely because a large part of me does not want to believe that people are capable of being malicious.  I also see far to easily...

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