[H]as there ever been a case of the United States hopping in the sack with the...– The Rude Pundit
The message cable should be getting is not just “carry Al Jazeera,” but...– Doc Searls’ Weblog
Nowadays, however, the verb “to politicize” is used, 90% of the time, to suggest...– pandagon.net
Here’s what I don’t understand. ONE loser gets caught smuggling...– Brilliant at Breakfast
icelandwantstobeyourfriend: Halló, this is Iceland. In this moving picture on your Internet, you can see my friend James. He has lived on me for a while now, and he has some advice for you if you want to make friends with my people. (I am not sure it will work for everyone.) Bless bless, - Iceland
These influential politicians and commentators who use violent rhetoric and...– Responsibility for the Arizona Rampage Goes Beyond the Shooter, Says Law Professor and Psychologist
UB needs to decide whom it wishes to serve as its primary mission — a local...– Buffalo Blog Frog
Certainly, some people with mental illnesses do commit crimes — but that...– Feministe
To my protectors in the US Dept. of Justice: Please take notice that I am a...– Twitter / @George Wallace: To my protectors in the US …
The imbalance is stark: Democrats and liberals rail against the right’s ideas;...– Gabrielle Giffords and the rightwing hate machine (on the bogus equivalency between right/left extremism) : Peter Daou
Both sides don’t need to tamp down the rhetoric. One side is guilty of...– Palinism – Folksy Fascism for the 21st Century « WNYMedia.net
So for me the more critical question regarding Loughner is where are the mental...– Nicole Belle
But many Republicans have noted that they too are subject to regular threats and...– From the New York Times, in an article on how the Arizona shooting brings more light to “vitriol” in political rhetoric. And here’s the thing? As you may have noticed? I don’t really object to vitriol in political rhetoric. I object to sexism, racism, a lot of things along those lines, but...
The sad truth is that Hate is the Right’s Ring of Power. They’re never going to...– driftglass
Looming Disaster for Law Libraries
I think we’re going to see the continued trashing of law school libraries by deans. Obviously not all schools will try to phase out or eliminate libraries, but some will. This period of experimentation will probably be a disaster, and after a few years those schools (if they survive in this tight market) will face the expensive and humiliating task of rebuilding library collections, spaces,...
Discouraging Outlook for Law Libraries
I’ve been reading discouraging reports from the AALS meeting. Law school libraries and librarians are under attack—the requirement for professional library training or even basic knowledge is being eliminated, tenure for library directors is going away. Some deans are even suggesting that law libraries themselves be eliminated. Honestly, I can no longer encourage bright, ambitious,...
What is perverse about this trend is just how vastly it misunderstands what went...– Paul Harris
It’s probably just a stunt to raise money, but I still like thinking about a...– Balloon Juice
I don’t think anyone expected that we’d have a new university...– Outside Counsel
An Update from President Simpson
Dear Colleagues: I was pleased to learn that the presidential search process is moving along well. Following discussions with SUNY officials and University Council Chairman Jeremy Jacobs, I have agreed to continue to serve as president for a limited period of time beyond January 15th while the search process moves toward a conclusion. Sincerely, John B. Simpson President (email sent today...
By the way, the full stories are worth a read, especially for the striking...– Hullabaloo
The real issue is not just that there’s so damn many of us [baby boomers], but...– The Mahblog