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Entries by Christopher Brauchli from 12/2009

The Death Penalty Revisited, Again

| Posted 12.04.2009 | Politics

Some innocent dead men walking can now take hope. Two cases have been decided in the last four months that suggest it may actually make a difference whether or not the visitor to the death chamber is guilty or innocent.

The Blackness of Blackwater

| Posted 12.11.2009 | World

The good news for Blackwater fans is that things are not as bleak as they appear. A report found that Blackwater guards were involved in almost 200 shootings in Iraq between 2005 and 2007.

Catholic Charities Meet the DC Council

| Posted 12.17.2009 | Politics

On December 15, 2009, the D.C. Council voted 11-2 in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the District. That distresses the Pope and his employees almost as much as sexual abuse of children.

Bank Presidents and the U.S. President

| Posted 12.28.2009 | Business

Even though bank presidents have shown they can single handedly almost sink the economy, they can't control the weather that prevented them from making it to a meeting with the president.