Earlier this week I had the privilege of interviewing Jen Marlowe for Zeek magazine. We spoke about her new book, I Am Troy Davis, co-authored with Martina Davis-Correia, which tells the story of Troy Davis who was executed by the.....
“To ensure Delta Privilege remains competitive, and to pave the way for a rewarding new program set to launch in Autumn 2014, changes to the current program needed to be made”, said Ken Greene — who is the president and chief executive officer of Delta Hotels and Resorts — in a recent announcement. Show More Summary
Would the US Government executive branch abuse its state secrets privilege, abuse the classification of documents, and use its ability to prevent a foreign national's entry to the US to bar her access to the court system? Would it spend millions of taxpayer dollars on lawyers improperly?
This past weekend, I had the privilege to be among the ASPCA team assisting New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State's Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) in the execution of the largest cockfighting takedown...Show More Summary
In response to the presidential-ordered execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry's function as a tool of social change. The post Writing in the First World appeared first on The Good Men Project.
I lived through the Iran Contra incident, and I have lived through a president declaring a new executive privilege to torture. I was alive when Oliver North put on a nice clean suit and testified in front of a room full of angry people, and I watched Gen. Show More Summary
"...Unwarranted expansion of the presidential communications privilege at the expense of the public’s interest in disclosure."
A federal judge granted the a Freedom of Information Act petition of a government watchdog group asking that the Obama administration release a government-wide foreign aid directive President Obama wanted kept hidden from the public after having signed it in 2010. In issuing her order, U.S. Show More Summary
(CNN) – In a defeat for the Obama administration over executive privilege, a federal judge has ordered the release of a secret government document dealing with foreign aid that President Barack Obama has refused to make public. U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle, in a ruling dated Tuesday, rejected as "troubling" the sweeping White House contention […]
Attackers are exploiting a new and unpatched vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that allows them to execute code with higher privileges than they have access to. The vulnerability is located in NDProxy.sys, "a system-provided...Show More Summary
Story here. To translate from the legalese: The trial court refused to dismiss the suit, seeking records, brought by Issa's committee. Holder's attorneys had objected on grounds of Executive Privilege, which traditionally shields documents giving advice rather than revealing facts....
Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen Fund Jocelyn Wyatt, co–lead and executive director of Ideo.org Novogratz: The privilege for me has been to see Jocelyn going from being a fellow, or an intern, at Acumen to creating anShow More Summary
It didn’t always feel that way, but Marissa Mayer had a pretty blessedly smooth first year as CEO of. There were some PR hiccups, yes, notably when the former executive rescinded work-from-home privileges for Yahoo employees. But on matters of substance, Mayer was able to operate with a free hand, backed by a supportive [...]
The lawless regime of Barack Obama is becoming well documented. First we had the invocation of executive privilege with Fast & Furious when congressional inquiry got a little to close to the truth. We have the refusal to even question the eyewitness’s at Benghazi, or even conduct on honest review of the sequence of events. […]
When you’re privileged to be an Executive in Residence at a Silicon Valley incubator like I am, you enjoy exposure to many interesting ideas and thought-provoking perspectives.
The Associated Press ignored significant context about the role of organized labor in its report on the comeback of Hostess brands and the iconic Twinkie snack. The article privileged attacks from executives claiming unions were to blame...Show More Summary
http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/06/11/2956328/house-budget-would-cut-1-... I would like the NC General Assembly to reconsider the proposed elimination of the NC Child Fatality Task Force. I privileged to be the Executive Director of the Task Force in 1996. Show More Summary
Isn’t it ironic that President Obama, having acquired the highest office in the land by agitating — all his political life — against privilege and discrimination, is now systematically wielding his executive power lawlessly to favorShow More Summary
Via Ed Driscoll comes something I hadn’t considered: Susan Rice as National Security Advisor means that Barack Obama thinks that he can claim executive privilege to keep her from testifying. A Google News search on ["Susan Rice" "executive privilege"] (typed exactly as indicated between brackets) returns two stories. Show More Summary
A Google News search on ["Susan Rice" "executive privilege"] (typed exactly as indicated between brackets) returns two stories. The main one is at Fox News, where K.T. McFarland pointed out that President Obama, now that he has appointed...Show More Summary