As Obama tasks our independent judiciary with trying more suspected 9/11 terrorists, count me among those who agree with Mayor Giuliani's first position on trying alleged terrorists in US courts: in the yes column
Ambitious assertions of presidential power are the logical outcome of a decades-long trend that started with Reagan and culminated under the "unitary executive" doctrine embraced by the George W. Bush administration.
Gay people are victims of an enormous con job. An awful rip-off. A tragic heist. It is time to call its bluff and grow up. This means recognizing that we have been here since the beginning of the history of people.
When our leaders take anti-science positions, or happily plead ignorance about some of the most important issues of our time, they're not just being anti-intellectual. They're also being un-American. We discussed this and much more in a live chat earlier today.