Tag Archives: civil liberties

war on us

oh happy day! The war on us is progressing nicely and soon we will have won the war against ourselves. Phones are being tapped willy-nilly and surely some of them will generate some useful information to allow us to be held without trial or access to the courts indefinitely under the president’s powers. The government is cracking down on those enemies of the state, video game retailers.

fafblog: there’s no war in warrant

New Voters Are ‘Ringers’

Wow. The Republican party apparatchiks are really, at last, out-and-out, up-front, hostile to voters.

“The organized left’s efforts to, quote unquote, register voters – I call them ringers – have created these problems,” said James P. Trakas, a Republican co-chairman in Cuyahoga County.

Big G.O.P. Bid to Challenge Voters at Polls in Key State, by Michael Moss, NYT, Oct. 23, 2004