Monthly Archive for August, 2012
And of course, the cowardly DoJ did a Friday afternoon news dump on a holiday weekend: The U.S. Attorney’s Office has closed its long-running abuse-of-power investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio — without any charges to be filed. In a 5 p.m. Friday news release, Assistant U.S. Attorney Ann Birmingham Scheel, acting on behalf […]
Nothing will ever be done.
And by the way, it’s a blue moon tonight! Nanci Griffith:
Tonight’s a blue moon! The Marcels:
The new normal.
I love the EFF, for this and so many other things they fight to protect: The US Justice Department is being sued after failing to adhere to Freedom of Information Act requests for documents on a federal surveillance program that has targeted the email and phone conversations of Americans throughout the last five years. The […]
So a reporter gets into an exclusive briefing with Karl Rove and finds out why they’re being so nice. I figured if they were doing this, it was because the polling showed them it worked. (It also happens to be the same advice I’ve been giving for 30 years to people running against incumbents.) Then […]
Read this, you’ll feel better.