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The Department of Justice's Marijuana Memo Is a Disappointment for Federalism

Matt Kaiser | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics
Matt Kaiser

The Department of Justice had a historic opportunity to say that since the people of these states had spoken, as long as what happens in Colorado stays in Colorado, they wouldn't make a federal case out of it. Instead, they issued a mealy-mouth statement about their ability to come in like a ton of bricks if their priorities aren't met.

Will Anyone Be Punished for Citibank's $40 Billion Subprime Lie?

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Laws are only as good as the regulators who enforce them. If the SEC believes in the charges it brought against Citi executives, it should be working with prosecutors to pursue a criminal case.

Impeachment? Truth and Reconciliation Commission? Hell No -- Haul George Bush into a Court of Law, Part 5

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Wellen

Vincent Bugliosi on the death penalty for Bush. RW: If Bush were prosecuted and found guilty, would you recommend the death penalty? VB: Absolutely....

US Attorneys Grand Jury Referral Filed By Justice Department

Wall Street Journal | Evan Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice Department lawyers have filed a grand-jury referral stemming from the 2006 U.S. attorneys scandal, according to people familiar with the probe...