Posts tagged “Congress”

Congressional Quirkiness on Display @CongressEdits

Twitter has revolutionized the way constituents interact with their representatives in Congress. Will Wikipedia …

Posted July 17th, 2014

New Leaks Show CIA’s Contempt for Congress

An interrogator isn’t just focused on extracting information, but on controlling it. …

Posted April 2nd, 2014

Why Congress Is Held in Contempt

“I’ve got a pen,” said President Obama early this week. “I can use …

Posted January 17th, 2014

Time for Congress to Take Back Its War Powers

“It was a damn near-run thing,” said the Duke of Wellington. The …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Justin Amash: Snowden Is a Whistleblower

A Republican Congressman told Fox News yesterday that Edward Snowden is a …

Posted August 5th, 2013

What’s a Law to an Executive?

Late yesterday, the Treasury Department announced that it will be delaying the …

Posted July 3rd, 2013

Mike Lofgren’s Lament

Bespectacled and characteristically deadpanned, author Mike Lofgren could almost pass for The Daily Show’s …

Posted August 9th, 2012

News Flash: Pentagon Spends Like Drunken Sailors

The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) released …

Posted July 16th, 2012

Why the Rush on Health Care?

Why is Obama so eager to have his healthcare “reform” voted on …

Posted July 19th, 2009

Sotomayor, Freedom, and the Law

The dreary Senate hearing on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to …

Posted July 17th, 2009

The Misrepresentation of Healthcare Reform

Why should the people get something through government–that is, at the point …

Posted June 26th, 2009