Weekend Edition: 4-27

Bulletin Board

  • My J-school buddy Tom Lawrence has started a blog called Prairie Perspective, which will provide “news, commentary and history on politics, life and culture in South Dakota and the Upper Midwest.” (Must say I like the name.)

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Who is the Real Enemy of the State? (“In essence, the [National Defense Authorization Act] seeks to designate the United States as an active war zone in regards to allegations of terrorism, or support of terrorism, wherein our most cherished all while putting your basic Constitutional Rights subject to the President’s whim.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Blog Lines of the Week

Batshit Craziness of the Week

Legal Inanities of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

Even in a country with constitutional guarantees of freedom, something more is needed to resist fear and its manipulators. That is courage.

Anthony Lewis, Freedom for the Thought That We Hate

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