The Last Word on Sonia Sotomayor’s ‘Character Problem’

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O6Ax9mQ8KE] NPR: The subject of the Supreme Court nominee’s judicial temperament has so far been raised by just one senator, Lindsay Graham (R-SC). “There’s a character problem; there’s a temperament problem,” says Graham. Referring to...

Law, Order, and a Better Society

What makes us a better society? What elevates humankind above the animals in our social machinations? At what point does upholding the law get in the way of justice, and what is the social and moral cost of those laws? I am by no means an anarchist, and if truth be told I’m likely far more of a...

Bush Pushing Another Anti-Choice Theocrat for the Federal Bench

While the political world is totally caught up in the primary Kabuki trying to figure out whether TweedleBam or TweedleShe will wind up as the Democratic nominee and acting as if it matters, Emperor Georgius is taking the opportunity to push the Senate Judiciary Committee to report out the nomination of one...

As Gods: Spreading American Values Across The World

Stunning green eyes, golden hair, and a sweet, carefree smile, Jamie Leigh Jones looks as though her picture would be at home on a magazine cover.  One can imagine the Houston native’s accent, the “yalls” and the slow drawls, as well as the sun filtering through her blonde curls as she...

Blackwater Immunity Deal Typewritten on Guards’ Statements

ABC claims an exclusive in obtaining the text of the immunity deal “included at the beginning of the Blackwater guards’ sworn statements.” Yet, the State Department has been claiming its Senior Officials in Washington were completely unaware of the deal.  Huh?  You mean to tell me that...

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