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[Placed on top for updates...] I think that the whole brouhaha that the extreme wingers are raising about new Edwards bloggers will have a) no effect on Democratic primary voters a year from now, b) no effect on national voters two years from now, and c) negative effect on the wingnutosphere as…
Home: The Blueprints of Our Lives, new book by Sen.John Edwards hit the bookstores today (I can't afford it right now but it is on my wish list for later). You can read an excerpt here, check the dates and places for his booksigning tour, see the schedule for his media appearances (lots of them,…
I am still a little under the weather, but I managed to get online and read and see what I missed - what an eventful week! And a bad week for the Right. Libby is guilty. Heads are falling around the Walter Reed affair. Newt Gingrich blames the NOLA victims for not being good enough citizens to…
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and a miniscule rightwing blog that called it "Left Wing Hysteria"

But, Bora, he's right. Your post was left wing hysteria.;-)

The word 'hysteria' always reminds me of the etymology and the medical history of the word - and the invention of the vibrator.

Sometimes you are paranoid, and sometimes they are really after you. I particularly like Archy's (the first of the "John" links) take.

the latest chill up and down my spine is a FindLaw commentary which suggests the Military Commissions Act ("MCA") is a "smackdown" of the Supreme Court and has been deliberately drawn to minimize if not eliminate judicial review, a la Gonzales, and at least make it difficult for any detainee to which the MCA is applicable to appeal or have a basis for appeal.

i don't know. i guess some interested third party can bring suit against the executive. a class action suit on behalf of the American people?