In an act of desperation, the city of New York has used the media to launch a "despicable" attack on the federal judge presiding over a landmark stop-and-frisk trial, attorneys for the plaintiffs say. Early Wednesday morning, the New York Daily News published a story describing an internal report c ... More >>
Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul spoke at historically black Howard University last week, and it was a major event. No, he didn't seem to win any black votes for the GOP -- even his fans admit as much. But white people of the rightblogger variety were all over it, and that's what counts. Some ... More >>
In the most non-rightblogger tone possible, Obama has been on quite a roll when it comes to his administration's assault on civil liberties lately. Not one, not two, but three different pieces of legislation and policy with the potential to drastically infringe on the civil liberties of Americans ... More >>
Another Saturday, another national group of brown people proves Toure right by being homophobic passes a same-sex marriage equality resolution. LULAC, the League of United Latino American Citizens, passed a resolution at their annual convention today in suport of equal marriage rights for same-sex ... More >>
New York's Taxi of Tomorrow, said to be a big step up from the Crown Vic fleet circulating the city, might be so yesterday. That's because embattled mayoral candidate/ Comptroller John Liu, who has become very vocal on a variety of issues as his campaign progresses, will not ink the agreement unle ... More >>
Ah, New Jersey. The land where fake orange tans and affable, clueless Republicans come together to make magic. New Yorkers should consider themselves lucky to live so close to New Jersey, particularly right now. New Jersey governor Chris Christie, one-time potential Republican presidential candidat ... More >>
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly's top aide Paul Browne, the department spokesman, was present when cops forcibly hauled NYPD whistleblower Adrian Schoolcraft to the Jamaica Hospital psychiatric ward, a lawsuit to be filed this week alleges. If proven true, Browne's presence at Schoolcraft ... More >>
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If You're Black, Who's Got Your Back?
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'All of Us Are in Danger'
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Turning Justice on Its Head
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Dont Brood and Despair. Organize!
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Pundits Square Off Over Secret Tribunals
The INS and Its Critics Take Lessons From a Relentless Pursuit of Immigrants
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Rewriting the Constitution
Alone on the Floor of the House
Are They Africans or Americans?
A Jolt of Justice for All Voters
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Plaintiffs Seek End of Punch-Card Ballots
A Judicial Coup d'État?
Jackson-Watchers Claim Wall Street Contributors Arranged His Phone Call to Bush
Equal Protection for ALL Voters
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Does a Rocker Lurk in You?
Playboy Would Create a Hostile Working Environment in Jail
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