In an era of increasingly stretched local and state budgets, privatization of public assets may be so tempting to local politicians that the trend seems unstoppable. What would it be like to have a government that is for-profit rather than For the People?
A few days ago, I argued about whether Manning has the right to due process and the right not to be tortured. I believe he has rights, the other contributors disagreed. Captain David Price, a viewer and a retired JAG corps member, wrote in to clarify.
When I turn on CNN to see Eliot Spitzer as a pundit, then look around at today's crop of gutless wonders currently leading the Democratic Party, the only people I see winning from keeping Spitzer out of public office is Republicans.