Young (and Old) People: Do Not Be Fooled by Rand Paul

I’m all for…. ….putting the NSA and the CIA back in their cages, ….taking drones out of the hands of presidents, ….spending tax revenues in wiser ways, ….legalizing marijuana (which, btw, Paul is NOT in favor of doing; see here and here) and ….shrinking our global empire. That does NOT make me a libertarian. It shouldn’t … More Young (and Old) People: Do Not Be Fooled by Rand Paul

Look Who’s Rewriting The Constitution

There was a hearing on Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Forces on the legality of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that I suspect went unnoticed by most Americans. Fortunately, Common Dreams staff writer Lauren McCauley did a great job of summing it up here. Pentagon ‘Rewrites Constitution’ Affirming Endless War … More Look Who’s Rewriting The Constitution