Yesterday Rep. Alan Grayson questioned Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia on the meaning of Bills of Attainder, in regards to one of the anti-ACORN bills / amendments floating through Congress. Delightful. I’m linking to it through Glenn Greenwald’s blog, who brought it to my attention, because Greenwald is almost always worth reading.
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
Myself, I do not see what is so wonderful about authority at all. ... It seems to me that it is only forcing people to do things which they do not wish to do, and which they cannot be persuaded to do, with threats.