Monday, April 27th, 2009
So remember Obama’s promise to post bills to the ‘net, and wait five days before signing? So far, he’s one for 11.
Over the last decade, NYPD has paid out $540 million to settle police abuse lawsuits. Bucking the “new professionalism,” the trend is toward more suits, and more money in settlements, not the other way around.
Military agency warned in 2002 that interrogation techniques were torture, unlikely to elicit helpful information that couldn’t be obtained by other means. Bush’s political appointees, who had no experience in interrogation, ignored the report.
(Slightly naughty) fun with headlines.
Arizona to spend $1.5 million in stimulus money replacing metric signs installed in the early 1980s as part of the government’s short-lived plan to switch the country over to metric.
Four things to think about before you become Amish.
Classmates.com sends alumni a message from a murdered fellow classmate.
Speaking of Obama disappointments, his administration is urging the Supreme Court to reverse a 1986 decision that prevents police from continuing to question defendants after they’ve requested a lawyer.