Unsurprising

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It should come as little surprise that the ACLU found a district judge — a Carter appointee — to ignore previous rulings on Presidential commander-in-chief powers and find the NSA wiretapping program illegal. [PDF of the decision here.] Eugene Volokh over at the Volokh Conspiracy has some more analysis of the ruling, and he doesn’t […]

Somebody's lying

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And I don’t think it’s the commandant of the Marine Corps. A few things that too many newspapers don’t seem to get yet. The Internet is the greatest contribution to fact-checking in history. If you get something wrong and refuse to fess up, then the blogosphere allows your faux pas to get wide circulation — […]