Monthly Archives: June 2007

From Brown To Plessy

Today the United States Supreme Court dealt a severe blow to the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education. In a 5-4 decision Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the following in an opinion joined by Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas … Continue reading

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Senator Lugar’s Landmark Speech on Iraq

On the Senate floor today, Senator Richard Lugar, Republican of Indiana, delivered the speech that may signal the beginning of the end of the American occupation of Iraq: Mr. President, I rise today to offer observations on the continuing involvement … Continue reading

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A Warm Bucket Of Piss

The Vice President of the United States, Richard B. Cheney, should immediately resign from the President’s Cabinet. According to the White House web site, the President’s Cabinet is "drawn from Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution." The web site … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, Humor, Politics | 5 Comments

Mohiuddin AKM Ahmed Deported To Bangladesh

Convicted murderer Mohiuddin AKM Ahmed was deported from the United States and arrived in Bangladesh today. Mohiuddin’s arrival in Bangladesh was front page news in every Bangladeshi paper: After leading a fugitive life of nine years in the United States … Continue reading

Posted in Bangladesh, Foreign Policy, Immigration, Terrorism | 13 Comments

Congressman Jim McDermott’s Double Standards: In His Own Words

In May of this year Congressman Jim McDermott made a speech in the House of Representatives. It was entitled "The Terrorist We Caught But Won’t Prosecute". In it he demanded that the Bush Administration hand over a terrorist caught on … Continue reading

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