Archives for: June 2005

When Minimal Scrutiny means Minimal Liberty (aka Keloathing)

[A shorter version of this article can be found on RealClearPolitics.com at: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/Commentary/com-6_28_05_RK.html] [For a PDF version of this article, click here: Ross Kaminsky on the Kelo Supreme Court Decision Left click… more »

The LARK Program (terrorist retraining)

[I don't know who wrote this originally...it wasn't me, though I wish I could take credit.] LARK Program A person wrote a letter to the White House complaining about the treatment of a captive taken during the Afghanistan War. Below is a copy of… more »

Will Judge Souter get a taste of his own medicine?

Thanks to the National Taxpayers' Union blog, www.governmentbytes.com, for bringing this excellent news story to my attention: Will Judge Souter get a taste of his own medicine? http://www.freestarmedia.com/hotellostliberty2.html more »

France to be site for first fusion reactor

see http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=a8aaAwgW7Qqc&refer=japan Our socialist friends in France don't get much right, but they have today by winning the bidding to "host" the world's first fusion reactor. Japan, which lost the… more »

Supreme Court decides firmly: You can't display the Ten Commandments...unless you can

PUBLISHED in the Rocky Mountain News, 6/30/05 http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/opinion/article/0,1299,DRMN_38_3892561,00.html re: "Court: Some Commandments Displays OK" (AP via Yahoo, 6/27/05) http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/200… more »

Hanson hits the nail on the head about the war in Iraq

see "The Politics of American Wars" (Victor Davis Hanson, 6/24/05) http://www.nationalreview.com/hanson/hanson200506240756.asp Karl Rove was excoriated by liberals for his characterization of their reaction to 9/11 and the war on terror. Victor Da… more »

Supreme Court issues barrage of end-of-term rulines

http://blog.rossputin.com Supreme Court rules against file sharing services, Ten Commandments in public, Reporter privacy, independent cable-based internet companies [third update] Summaries of today's Court decisions, the last of this term:… more »

Justice Kennedy is no libertarian...unfortunately

re: "In Battle to Pick Next Justice, Right Says, Avoid a Kennedy" (NY Times, 6/27/05) http://nytimes.com/2005/06/27/politics/27kennedy.html? To the Editors: It is an insult to libertarians to consider Justice Anthony Kennedy one. Libertarians have… more »

New blog feature: Email story to a friend

Thanks to help from Scott Kimler, I've finally been able to add an "Email story" link to the beginning and end of each article. If you think someone you know would be interested in reading any of my postings, please give it a try! Also, note that if y… more »

Travel photos: Glacier Grey, Patagonia, Chile

Second in the series of Sunday travel photos.... Near the end of our honeymoon in March, 2004, Kristen and I went to the Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, near the southern tip of Chile. It's a spectacular place, well worth a visit if you'r… more »
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