Tag: Politics/Law/Government

Nota Bene #33

Got hot links if you want ’em! Jonathan Martin of Politico writes: “Liberal media has traditionally been upstream media, generating information and putting it into circulation. Conservative media is downstream, it’s the […]

Nota Bene #31

Got hot links if you want ’em! Lawyer John Eisenberg, who’s arguing a case challenging wireless surveillance, quotes a Department of Justice Attorney: “They don’t know. . . . Let me make […]

The sainted "people"

Most Democrats in the two houses of Congress balk at initiating impeachment proceedings against President Bush. We assume it’s because, like a woman living with a rageaholic husband, they prefer to let […]

Nota Bene #27

Got hot links if you want ’em! In his (London) Independent article, “No, Johnny, No: Chuck Berry joins chorus of musicians snubbing McCain’s campaign,” Leonard Doyle writes: “There was a groan at […]

Nota Bene #25

Got hot links if you want ’em. In a New York Times article on Memorial Day, “The Wars We Choose to Ignore,” David Carr writes: “Even as we celebrate generations of American […]

Nota Bene #22

Got hot links if you want ’em! In “Mr. Cool’s Intensity” in the Washington Post, David Ignatius writes of Obama’s reluctance to write off Rev. Wright. There’s “an instinctive American fondness for […]

Nota Bene #19

Got hot links if you want ’em! Nobody took off George Stephanopoulous and Charles Gibson’s heads and handed them to them better than Will Bunch at Attytood. But, in an interview, he […]