Thursday, May 26, 2011

Links of the Day

Know What “Climate Scientists” Hate? Having To Show Their Work
An Honest Obama Campaign
Hero's Twelve Year Quest to Make False Reporting a Felony Offense Moves Closer to Reality
Don't Need No Stinkin' Freedom of Information - Shut Up and Just Trust What We Tell You
Quote of the Day

Sure, I don’t have the authority to rule on parliamentary procedures of the legislative body; and sure, the dude who brought the case had no real standing. And yes, I realize that I will almost certainly be overturned on appeal, now that the union goons were unable to steal a state supreme court election.
But fuck it. I didn’t become a judge to protect the status quo. Being a liberal judge means protecting the people, and in this case, it means protecting the people — who accidentally installed a conservative into the statehouse — from themselves. Or, to put it another way, THE LAW BELONGS TO ME!

The many rewards of bigotry: Why right-wing 'libertarianism' on race is a lie -- and a cover