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The Rise and Fall of Stupidity in America [COMIC]


“At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.” – Aldous Huxley Click to … Continue reading

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No laughing matter


From the ACLU: This sounds so outrageous, it seems like a joke or something out of “The Onion.” Attorney General Michael Mukasey is demanding that Congress issue a new declaration of war so that anyone that this president or the … Continue reading

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Constitutional Compromise


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The beginning of the end of the destruction of our Constitution


Finally, the Bush administration system of injustice is starting to fall apart. The Supreme Court just issued an historic decision restoring the rule of law to the prison at Guantánamo. This is a stunning blow to the Bush administration’s system … Continue reading

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Female farmworkers at risk – Los Angeles Times


Rape victim Olivia Tamayo won in court. But how many are silent victims? read more | digg story

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Guantanamo detainees “not persons” under the law?


Judges Dismiss Suit Seeking Damages for Guantánamo Torture Judges Say Men at Base are Not “Persons” Under U.S. Law, Torture a “Foreseeable Consequence” of Military Detention

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He’s right, you know…


Laws apply even to those we don’t like

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Jose Padilla was convicted yesterday


Salon: The Padilla verdict — Glenn Greenwald

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Public morality and government intrusions


“Government is not the solution to the problem. Government is the problem.” — Ronald Reagan, 1981 I really hate agreeing with anything Reagan said, and this quote is way out of context. Nevertheless, in this case it is highly accurate. … Continue reading

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