Here are the proposed amendments And again, to paraphrase Ed Markey when he was a Rep: "The Speaker can tell you where to sit, he cannot tell you how to vote." That is, unless our elected representatives LET the Speaker tell … [Read more...]
Public Option on the table.
From HuffPo Four senators have signed a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to pass a public option for insurance coverage through the use of reconciliation. Thank You! Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) … [Read more...]
What Can We Learn from FISA?
Yet, the big lesson is the complex one. The nominal Democratic majority in Congress is virtually indistinguishable from the anti-liberty party, a.k.a. the Republican one. On key political and philosophical issues, Democrats are increasingly … [Read more...]
John Thompson to receive award – a courageous bar advocate
Today - court appointed attorneys who protect the public, and honor the Sixth Amendment right to counsel remain the only professionals who are subject to conscription, to being forced to work without their consent in the United States. … [Read more...]
Public Defender arrested in Ohio for refusing to go to trial unprepared, yesterday
For the whole newspaper story, go to:http://www.recordpub...NACDL, the national organization for those who defend the indigent, has also weighed in. Their press release is located at:http://www.nacdl.org...One excerpt:The judge in the … [Read more...]
Last to Die for Bush’s and His Pals’ @#&*%$#^ Lies
...Darwin Judge.Darwin Judge was a recently deployed 19-year-old when he was killed. Born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa, he was active in his church and Boy Scouts, pitched for his All-Star team in Little League games, got his first … [Read more...]