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Entries by William Fisher from 05/2008

A Prosecutor's Holy Grail: Another Scalp

| Posted 05.02.2008 | Politics

Ever wonder why prosecutors are so totally relentless in pursuing cases - even when they know they are baseless? There are lots of reasons: Career ad...

The Engineering Of Consent Redux

| Posted 05.08.2008 | Politics

Who should we blame for retired military men getting themselves hired by TV networks to be talking head cheerleaders for "progress" in Iraq? The Penta...

Inspector Clouseau Squared

| Posted 05.13.2008 | Politics

In one of the more ironic episodes of the Bush Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation last week raided the office and home of the senior ...


| Posted 05.20.2008 | Politics

Key elements of the Bush Administration's anti-terrorist detention policies appear to be unraveling, according to human rights and legal advocates. I...