A nerd rant about the human torch; 'Harry Potter' + 'Gravity'; 'Justice League' families; a 'Doctor Who' TARDIS corset, The New Periodic Table Song, and more!
In continuing coverage and discussion of the Justice Department’s seizure of AP records and the implications this has on freedom of the press, I went on “The Marc Steiner Show” on WEAA on Friday.
Andry Rajoelina's Justice Families series casts DC superheroes as the parents of their own little families, grabbing the hands of their now pint-sized sidekicks. It's a mostly sweet series, although Hal Jordan has to improvise. Read more...
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Kavinsky, Daft Punk, Justice Song: LEVI - X-Ing [download here] What's so good? LEVI is a French-born producer who recently relocated to NYC to take over the electronic dance music scene....Show More Summary
Nothing says “justice” like a violent massacre of Wall Street bankers! At least, that’s what Stuart Heritage, of the UK’s left-wing newspaper “The Guardian” thinks. In his May 14 article titled “Assault on Wall...
In a story appearing this morning at the Politico about the Department of Justice's broad and unannounced subpoenas of the April and May 2012 personal and business phone records of reporters and editors at the Associated Press involving 20 phone lines and involving over 100 reporters and... -
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Thursday that the rationale behind the Bush v. Gore decision that decided the 2000 presidential election "was really quite unacceptable" because it differentiated between hanging chads and dimpled chads. Show More Summary
Superman French animation designer Andry imagined comic book superheroes in the act of walking their sidekicks to school. Aren't they adorable? Link -via The Mary Sue
When it comes to the lawsuit recently filed by Bills defensive lineman Mario Williams for the recovery of a $785,000 engagement ring from his former fiancée, the wheels of justice are spinning quickly. According to David Barron of the Houston Chronicle, lawyers for Williams and Erin Marzouki met for three hours on Friday in an…
Zach Galifianakis quit drinking after a wild night in which he stood face-to-face with two giant men who delivered swift justice to the actor for dinging up their car. The star of The Hangover told the story of how he quit drinking at an appearance on Conan on Wednesday. Galifianakis said that he was crossing [...]Show More Summary
Next you'll tell me the Justice Department investigation of the Justice Department's seizure of AP reporters' phone records will lead to the Justice Department concluding that the Justice Department did nothing wrong.
"Individual jihadis are increasingly taking to social media with their own opinions, sparking disputes within the terrorist organization." It's a marketplace of ideas. As Justice Holmes famously said: If you have no doubt of your premises...Show More Summary
By using the Althouse portal, you can buy things you want and – while paying nothing extra – make a contribution to this blog. We notice. We appreciate it. And only if you voluntarily testify under oath will we know it's you. Available...Show More Summary
Marcia Coyle skillfully reports on the aggressive turn the Supreme Court has taken under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the United States, John G. Roberts Jr. parried skeptics with a reassuring metaphor: "Judges are like umpires," he memorably testified. Show More Summary
The PBS NewsHour led off its Thursday evening telecast with a story about the three scandals that currently envelop the Obama administration: the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups, the Justice Department’s subpoena of AP phone records, and the Benghazi attack. Show More Summary
The IRS will be going to court, if Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice has anything to say about the current scandal. ACLJ currently represents 25 tea-party groups who believe they were targeted by the IRS because of their politics. Show More Summary
The Justice Department's seizure of call logs related to phone lines used by dozens of Associated Press reporters has provoked a flurry of bipartisan criticism, most of which has cast the decision as a disturbing departure from the norm. Show More Summary
Warren grills regulators, with a smile. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not letting up in her efforts to find justice for American families who have been victimized by banks who have essentially stolen their homes through foreclosure fraud....Show More Summary
LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A European probe into possible oil price manipulation expanded with the investigation of a small niche trading house in the Netherlands and a key U.S. senator on Friday called for the Justice Department to join the investi...