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Loyalty Day? Loyalty Day? Patriot Act? Loyalty Day? WTF?

This was, I suppose, predictable in the 2012 election year, but it is also morally and intellectually indefensible for the US Government to set aside May 1 (the old Soviet "May Day," by chance) as "Loyalty Day." From Whitehouse.gov:In order to recognize the American spirit of loyalty and the sacrifices that so many have made for our Nation, the Congress, by Public Law 85-529 as amended, has designated May 1 of each year as "Loyalty Day.
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Patriot Act Now Ten Years Old

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (3 years ago)

The Patriot Act was signed into law 10 years ago today by then President George W. Bush. We've written 570 posts on the Patriot Act. The bottom line is it didn't make us safer, only less free. Check out the ACLU 's illustration of t... Read Post

Random Election 2008 Thoughts

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (6 years ago)

Here are my predictions for Election Day 2008 and for the next four years. Two weeks ago, I wrote the following prediction for Election Day: “Three weeks is not a lot of time in politics and this was McCain’s last best chance in sal... Read Post

Douthat: The Liberal Gloat

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (2 years ago)

Ross Douthat: Winning an election doesn't just offer the chance to govern the country. It offers a chance to feel morally and intellectually superior to the party you've just beaten.... Back in 2011, the Obama White House earned som... Read Post


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