October 04, 2013
Would Abandoning the War Model of Counterterrorism Make a Difference from a Legal Perspective?
There is no doubt that one of the most controversial and significant ideas of the post-9/11 period has been the claim that the U.S is in a state of armed conflict with al Qaeda.
As the shutdown drags on—and almost one million furloughed federal workers sit at home without pay—public outrage has burned hot at the congressional lawmakers who will continue receiving their $174,000 annual salary no matter how long this lasts.
October 03, 2013
You don't have to look far to find people diagnosing gerrymandering as the source of all of our nation’s woes, including (but surely not limited to) the shutdown.
When Edward Snowden communicated with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, the journalists to whom he eventually leaked the NSA PRISM documents, he used an email provider called Lavabit.
“We're not going to be disrespected," Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) told The Washington Examiner. "We have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is."Out of the kindness of our hearts, some suggested things to get out of this:
Among its many unhappy effects, the shutdown has sparked an overwhelming number of rhapsodies for Washington's halcyon, bipartisan past.
House Republican leaders are starting to look pretty desperate.
The joke goes that only two industries refer to their customers as “users.” But here's the real punch line: Drug users and software users are about equally likely to recover damages for whatever harms those wares cause them.