How Appealing

Saturday, May 17, 2014

“Everyone should know just how much the government lied to defend the NSA; A web of deception has finally been untangled: the Justice Department got the US supreme court to dismiss a case that could have curtailed the NSA’s dragnet. Why?” Trevor Timm has this essay online today at The Guardian (UK).

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Down on the Farm: Why do American farmers need some of the strongest anti-whistleblower laws in the land?” Josh Voorhees has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 9:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate Democrats should quit stalling on two judicial nominations”: The Washington Post has an editorial that begins, “Two of President Obama’s judicial nominees are having trouble. But this time, Democrats are behind much of the obstruction.”

Posted at 9:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Is GOP minority recruitment affirmative action?” The Associated Press has an article that begins, “The Republican Party is hiring people to reach out to black and Hispanic communities, and setting goals for the number of minority candidates it will recruit. At the same time, Republican judges are moving closer to a long-held conservative goal of ending affirmative action.”

Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman