Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

Why does America still execute people?

The rousing applause Rick Perry received when he said he loses no sleep over having signed 235 death warrants as governor of Texas was chilling. But Americans are incredibly complacent — if not giddy in some quarters, apparently — about … Continue reading

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Perry suppoters LIKE that he hates science, and other strange stuff from the Bloomberg poll

The tea party is a strange, angry little rump of the Republican Party that nonetheless, holds the whip hand over the GOP at the moment, at least electorally. (Wall Street holds the whip in actuality.) So the latest Bloomberg poll … Continue reading

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Um… Ron Paul really takes his Libertarianism seriouly …

This one is almost unbelievable. But it’s true.

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Court halts Florida’s ‘doctor gag law’ (for now)

From Ropes and Gray, the law firm fighting Florida’s law barring doctors from discussing guns with their patients:

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