Uighurs! Will Europe Take GITMO Detainees? Not if We Don’t!

One of the more bizarre aspects of the debate over where to relocate some inmates detained at Guantanamo Bay is this. Several European countries which had previously agreed to take some of them are now hesitating. Their reason? It’s the reluctance to do the same right here in the USA. We’re not talking about the…

Isn’t it Time for Burris to Go?

Illinois’ once (and probably not future) Senator Roland Burris has even seasoned political junkies scratching their heads in amazement. Even as secretly recorded conversations between Burris and disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s brother were being played in state and national media, this guy mounts what he thinks was a counteroffensive. From our “Ya Gotta be…

Will Repubs Go After Sotomayor?

First, before I get started, from by blog post, “Who will POTUS pick for SCOTUS?” on May 4th comes this. “Based on what I know about her, and the politics of the moment, I’m going with Sonia Sotomayor” Hah!!! Don’t want to say I told you so, but this time I got it right. Sonia…