Consequences of Habeas Schmabeas Rule

As Kathy wrote earlier, the Bush administration has left in its wake a literal big mess for the Obama administration to clean up regarding the processing and trials of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  In order to enact the rule of law decided and ignored during the Bush administration, President Obama and his...

Right Wing Watch: Phony ‘National Day of Prayer’ Pushes Right-Wing Judges

Well, isn’t this special: The “National Day of Prayer Task Force” is a Religious Right group pretending to be the “official” agency responsible for the national non-sectarian day of prayer and reflection. Here Janice Rogers Brown, Bush’s most extreme judicial nominee, and...

Martial Law Lite?

Shorter Ali Eterez: “Military dictators do tend to make the trains run on time, don’t they?”* *headdesk* Cernig casually pushes a butterknife through the steaming, still-soft bullshit here (updating and correcting Libby’s initial post) and here, speculating that Musharraf’s...