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Biggest Weasel Winners of the 2010 Election??

Who is the biggest weasel amongst the newly elected politicians? Andrew Cuomo, the new governor of New York, always does well in weasel ratings. Richard Blumenthal, who lied all over Connecticut to make people think he had actually fought in the Vietnam war, is CONN’s new U.S. Senator. What other newcomers deserve weasel accolades? Unfortunately, […]

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Redundant????

from a photo posted on the Washington Post page for photos from the Jon Stewart rally on Saturday – photo by “consistentflatcher”

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De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty

from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (July issue) – posted online today – De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty by James Bovard In the 1770s, the British colonists living in America won their freedom from British rule thanks to the

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Abolish the Phony Privacy Board

Washington Times September 16, 2010 BOVARD: Abolish the Phony Privacy Board Panel was designed to rubber-stamp constitutional infringement by James Bovard President Obama has failed to make any appointments to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. This board epitomizes the charades Washington has played since Sept, 11, 2001. Instead of stocking the board with […]

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Supreme Court’s Latest Constitutional Disaster of Biblical Proportions

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision upholding a federal law banning “material support” to terrorist organizations is a disaster for preserving free speech or limiting federal power. Once again, the Obama administration proudly championed repression, and the court agreed with the Obama team. Raw Story has a good collection of quotes bashing the decision here. David […]

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