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Barack Obama Guiltily Signs Off On Eternal Imprisonment Without Trial

How did you celebrate your New Year, dear readers?! Barack Obama celebrated by signing the National Defense Authorization Act -- the exciting "detain all the fishy Americans the government feels like without trial, forever" bill -- into law. Obama...

Boston Judge Rules Free Speech Doesn’t Count If Cops Need To Beat You

Judge Frances McIntyre lifted the restraining order preventing Boston Mayor Thomas Menino from gleefully sending in his minions to tear down the Occupy Boston encampment in Dewey Square, although the camp hasn't yet been raided. Here's the creepy stand-out...

Running Low On New Wars, Senate Declares U.S. Soil Latest ‘Battlefield’

Good news, everyone! Ever since launching major foreign invasions got a little too expensive and pointless (mostly expensive) even for Congress, and Times Are Tough, our nations' lawmakers have decided to start "focusing on the domestic issues" like everyone...

Arizona Now Taxing People For Crime of Being Related To Criminals

America's favorite existential vacuum the state of Arizona is back in the news this week, just like every week, with some acutely awful new first-of-its-kind state law requiring state prison visitors to pay a $25 "background check fee" in order...