Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 28, 2013

Saturday night’s alright for fightin’…

Hall of Fame Ballot Football

Pat Tillman-Victim of Not Friendly Fire

Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 28, 2013 

Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 21, 2013




Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 21, 2013 

Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 14, 2013

Niall Ferguson is a bit of an ass, huh?



Real Time With Bill Maher ~ June 7, 2013

Fridays at ten

on the Love Boat….


Andrew Sullivan’s Defense of Presidential Assassinations

Andrew Sullivan’s defense of presidential assassinations

During the Bush-era torture debates, I was never able to get past my initial incredulity that we were even having a “debate” over whether the President has the authority to torture peopleAndrew Sullivan has responded to some of the questions I posed about his defense of Obama’s assassination program, and I realize now that throughout this whole assassination debate, specific legal and factual issues aside, my overarching reaction is quite similar:  I actually can’t believe that there is even a “debate” over whether an American President — without a shred of due process or oversight — has the power to compile hit lists of American citizens whom he orders the CIA to kill far away from any battlefield.  The notion that the President has such an unconstrained, unchecked power is such a blatant distortion of everything our political system is supposed to be — such a pure embodiment of the very definition of tyrannical power — that, no matter how many times I see it, it’s still hard for me to believe there are people willing to expressly defend it.


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