Maryland Gov. Pushes for Death Penalty Repeal

February 4, 2013 0

On January 15th, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley announced that he will once again push for repeal of capital punishment in the state. O’Malley, who has long been opposed to the death penalty, attempted repeal in […]

On Gun Control

January 16, 2013 4

Just a few days ago, I wrote a satirical piece about the upcoming event, Gun Appreciation Day, which is to be held this Saturday. I want to repeat that this piece was entirely satire, and […]

Gun Appreciation Day

January 14, 2013 0

  This January 19th, mark you calendars for the first inaugural “Gun Appreciation Day“, a day to celebrate our nation’s rabid and hysterical commitment to upholding the Second Amendment of our Constitution, even as the rest of the […]

Blowing the Whistle is Not a Crime

January 10, 2013 0

This Tuesday, a military judge refused to drop the case against PFC Bradley Manning, accused of releasing classified military documents to Wikileaks,  but ruled that whatever sentence Manning receives should be reduced by 112 days […]

The Fight Doesn’t End Here

December 29, 2012 0

In 2012, we did some good things. It was an election year and we succeeded in keeping Mitt Romney and the Republicans out of the White House for another four-year term. And on the state […]

The Season for Giving

December 22, 2012 0

It is the season of giving, we’re told by commercial after commercial. This time of year we are inundated by advertisements for what will make your daughter, son, mother, father, husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, man-on-the-side, […]

Happy (Belated) Birthday, Bradley Manning!

December 20, 2012 0

December 17th, was PFC Bradley Manning‘s 25th Birthday, making this his third birthday in prison without trial. Bradley Manning is accused of releasing information, including the Collateral Murder video which shows a U.S. Apache helicopter crew […]

The U.S. and the Wrong Side of History

December 7, 2012 0

On Monday, November 19th, the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee once again voted for an international moratorium on capital punishment. The fourth draft resolution was adopted, with 110 states voting in favor, 36 abstaining, and 39 voting against […]

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