[Roy Edroso dissects the right-wing blogosphere in this weekly feature]Hey, who's up for another foreign war? Hard to believe that just last year, on the 10th anniversary of America's less-than-excellent adventure in Iraq, rightbloggers seemed too demoralized for such activities. And when Obama poke ... More >>
A slow week was suddenly broken wide open as we were hit with an avalanche of new books, promised books, and barely-begun books with one thing in common: Disapproval of David Miscavige's brand of Scientology. After the jump, we'll tell you about the book that legendary cult-busting attorney Paul Mo ... More >>
Since the Republicans -- with the help of those Revolutionary-War reenactors in the Tea Party -- scored big in the 2010 elections, they've been bringing up the U.S. Constitution a lot. Incoming House Speaker John Boehner pushes the GOP "Pledge to America" promise "to honor the Constitution as constr ... More >>
We understand why the local papers want to make a big deal of Bryant Neal Vinas of Patchogue, New York, whose federal indictment on charges of helping Al Qaeda was made public today -- you know, hometown boy makes good and all that. But it doesn't seem as if Vinas accomplished much as a traitor. Th ... More >>
A confederacy of dunces
Steve Earle saunters into town; hopefully, Oakley Hall can teach him some new tricks
What the 'Dirty Bomber' ruling means for you
Son revisits the sins of the father on America
The son revisits the sins of the father on America
Jose Padilla indicted at last
Plame's not the first spy outed by the Bush team. Remember the case of the Pakistani computer tech?
The spread of racial profiling since 9-11
Don't call it torture. It's just a broomstick up the butt.
The question is not what went wrong, but what didn't.
In Which Paris Is Constructed (and Deconstructed)
Secretary of Defense Continues to Challenge the Intelligence Community
Why the "Dirty Bomber" case threatens everyone's rights
A Lawyer's Unpopular Cause Could Save Civil Liberties
Steve Earle Practices Rock and Roll Leftism for Its Own Sweet Sake
FBI Tried to Subpoena Lindh Interview