Whistleblowers Necessary for a Free Press

In a well-orchestrated effort to get ahead of the story, this week the Obama administration released a trove of secret information about domestic spying and the rules of how the domestic phone records may be accessed and used by intelligence analysts. And yesterday, the president met with congressional leaders to … Continue reading

John Roberts and the Reverse Judge Wilson Coda

very DEFINITE spoiler alert. DO NOT read further if you haven’t seen the movie/play, or else you’ll rob yourself of a truly wonderful, cathartic experience that will renew your faith in democracy. Otherwise, if you have seen it, else don’t give a damn, read on. You’ve been most sincerely warned. Continue reading