Saturday, December 20th, 2008
SWAT team mistakenly breaks into teenagers’ bedroom. Note that they were raiding the neighbor for a nonviolent crime (he was suspected of having child porn on his computer), and that he was released shortly after they confiscated his computer. If one of the teens had a gun in the room, this mistake would probably have resulted in a body or two.
Dick Cheney says he and he alone will decide which of his official documents get turned over to the National Archives. I wonder what novel legal theories David Addington & Co. will come up with to allow Cheney to continue asserting unlimited power after he leaves office?
President Bush’s “I had to kill the free market in order to save it” economics continues apace.
The most inane article you’ll read this week.
Pitchfork releases its annual list of albums you aren’t cool enough to have heard of.
The Buckeye Institute has filed suit on behalf of the Christian food co-op raided by the state’s Agriculture Department earlier this month.