Who Breaks Worse

I think things would be so much easier if President Bush could run for a third term. This would make the 2008 presidential election picture at least a little bit clearer anyway.  Think of it this way, if Bush was capable of running for a third term, I doubt he would still opt to step down.  As a result, the...

Yet Another Court Rejects Bush’s PATRIOT Act

For the second time this month, the Bush/Cheney/GOP attack on civil liberties and the Constitution has been slapped down by a lower court judge who didn’t mince words about the blatant lack of interest the Bush Admin and the Pubs in Congress seem to have in protecting the freedoms of Americans or...

Quote of the Day: More On Progressive Pragmatism (UPDATED; UPDATED 09.25)

Realism in the sense of pragmatism is obviously desirable. Any public philosophy or strategy can be implemented in a pragmatic rather than reckless and utopian way. There can be, and have been, pragmatic liberal internationalists, pragmatic Marxist-Leninists and even pragmatic jihadists. Their pragmatism...