Who could have predicted this reaction?!

I have to hand it to Obama: The man is a political genius.  He nominates a hispanic woman to the Supreme Court and it took about 5.2 seconds before GOP pundits busted their prejudice nut nationally — that certainly sours the Republicans among a minority whose votes they need. As usual, though, Glenn...

Judge Leon’s Ruling in the Algerian Detainees Case

Here is the ruling, via Glenn and SCOTUSblog. There’s not much detail, since the evidence on which Judge Leon based his decision is classified; but what he says in his ruling is that the government’s evidence for contending that, in 2001, these six men were planning to travel to Afghanistan for...

Dean To Supersdelegates: Time To Choose

In what’s likely a direct response to last night’s “debate” DNC Chair Howard Dean has now called on the remaining undecided superdelegates to make their alliegances knows. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrgCcoUnH1E[/youtube] He’s right. It’s long past time for...

Gee, Wonder How This Is Going To Turn Out

Well, it’s official, the Supreme Court has decided it will hear the case against the thirty year old strict gun laws that have persisted since their inception in 1976 in our nation’s capitol.  And boy can I tell you what a shocker this is not going to be. The fact of the matter is, the Supreme...

Opaque Nation: “Secrets” Trump Justice

The Supreme Court today refused to hear the appeal of Khaled el-Masri who was seeking to overturn the trial court’s dismissal of his lawsuit. Through his lawsuit, el-Masri was seeking redress for being kidnapped by the CIA, spirited away and tortured in Afghanistan. His abduction was the result of...