Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
- Bill Easterly on how U.S. national security interests and national building have taken over foreign aid.
- New poll shows that 73 percent of Americans think there are too many or shouldn’t be any more “rich people.” If this poll is accurate, I’m with Jason Kuzinski, here. This is insane. Whatever you think about the people who currently, er, occupy the one percent, that nearly three-quarters of the country think we’d be better off with fewer wealthier people overall shows just that all this class warfare—some of it understandable, even justified—is also making people crazy.
- Judge rebukes FBI for lying to a federal court.
- Joe Henry sings for you.
- Obama continues his paltry and spineless use of the pardon power. He issued five pardons and one commutation yesterday. The five pardons were for people who have already served their sentences.
- Man asks shuttle service to stop so he can pee. Shuttle service obliges. Man steps in a hole while walking out to relieve himself, breaks his leg. Man sues shuttle service. Federal judge denies shuttle service summary judgment.
- 569 days after he was arrested, detained, and held in isolation, Bradley Manning gets a date in court for a pre-trial hearing to see if the government has enough evidence to charge him.
- The myth of the meth-damaged brain.