Daily Archive: July 27, 2009


absolutely nails the lessons of the Gates affair here. I’ve tried to avoid speculating about the responding officer’s motives, and I think we can draw valuable lessons about the limits of police power from...

Assisted Euthanasia

Nancy Gibbs has penned a thoughtful piece on the question of assisted suicide (or euthanasia depending on your point of view) in the latest installment of Time. The story of Sir Edward [Downe]’s “death...


Politico’s look at the suprising political relevance of the ‘Obama Birther’ movement makes for a depressing read.

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