Legal News

A federal judge in Brooklyn has granted class action status to a suit against cigarette manufacturers accusing the tobacco companies of a cynically and falsely marketing “light” cigarettes as a lower-risk alternative to full-bore cigarettes, all the while knowing that…

Pity the poor Christian terrorists

The premise is this: Three Christian terrorists were tried and convicted of their crimes in Indonesian courts. Michelle Malkin does not like this one bit, because Lord knows that only Muslims can be terrorists, and there were some irregularities in…

The Most Frightening Thing You Will Read Today

Why is the Iraqi reconstruction a miserable failure? See here. After the fall of Saddam Hussein’s government in April 2003, the opportunity to participate in the U.S.-led effort to reconstruct Iraq attracted all manner of Americans — restless professionals, Arabic-speaking…

Pro-Choice?

Sign the petition. And if you’ve had an abortion, tell you story. Women standing up and talking about their abortions has been an incredibly important part of the reproductive rights movement. Gloria Steinem often tells the story of covering a…

Friday Random Ten

The day late and a dollar short edition. It wasn’t my fault. I was meeting Hillary Clinton.* 1. Hot Hot Heat – Save us S.O.S. 2. Tori Amos and Maynard – Muhammad My Friend 3. Ani Difranco – In or…