BigBrother247: OMG!

February 14, 2007 | 2 Comments

What websites have you been looking at lately? That seems like a pretty private question, but if legislation that was proposed last week in Congress gets passed, authorities will have much easier access to tracking your every cyber-move— including that idiotic trade you made in your Fantasy Football League. Now that was criminal. The bill […]

Army of One?

February 6, 2007 | 1 Comment

Should a soldier be permitted to refuse deployment? What if the soldier thinks the war to which he is being deployed is illegal, and his simple presence in the country (Iraq, if that’s not clear yet) would “make [him] a party to war crimes.” ABC News is running a story about the upcoming court-martial of […]

It’s Called Checks and Balances

November 20, 2006 | Comments Off on It’s Called Checks and Balances

Vice President Cheney delivered some remarks on Friday to the Federalist Society regarding the domestic surveillance eavesdropping program.  You can click on the link to read the remarks for yourself, but some of the highlights included: In addition, the entire program undergoes a thorough review approximately every 45 days. After each review, the President personally […]

Pres. Bush Visits Vietnam

November 18, 2006 | Comments Off on Pres. Bush Visits Vietnam

President Bush remarked this week from a press conference in Hanoi that many lessons are available to us from the Vietnam conflict that can be applied to our current one in Iraq, principal among them that “we’ll succeed unless we quit.” For a president whose own party and, more importantly, whose own country recently indicated […]

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