Category Archives: Constitution

Bangladesh And The Illusion Of Freedom

A funny thing happened on the way to the exhibition. On Sunday, Bangladeshi police descended upon Drik Gallery in Dhaka to prevent the launch of a photo exhibition on Tibet. BDNews24 reports: Dhaka, Nov 1 (—Police prevented Drik Gallery in … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama

Today was a beautiful day in Washington, DC. To be sure, it was bone chillingly cold, but it did not matter. My day began at 5:15am. I made sure to put on multiple layers of clothing underneath my heavy jacket … Continue reading

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Eric Holder On The Rule Of Law

[Via Andrew Sullivan] Our next Attorney General’s thinking on the rule of law: Eric H. Holder Jr., Deputy Attorney General during the Clinton administration, asserted in a speech to the American Constitution Society (ACS) that the United States must reverse … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, Blithering Idiot, Constitutionally Speaking

Sarah Palin on the First Amendment: "If [the media] convince enough voters that that is negative campaigning, for me to call Barack Obama out on his associations," Palin told host Chris Plante, "then I don’t know what the future of … Continue reading

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Notes From A Brown American

Through the race-stained lens of the Democratic nomination race I am a Brown American. I have many American friends. But today they are apparently White Americans, Black Americans, Brown Americans, Red Americans, and Yellow Americans. I do not have enough … Continue reading

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