"The Case for a Liberal Scalia: Why President Obama should nominate a true progressive to the high court."

“I’m a liberal lawyer. Clerking for Scalia taught me how to think about the law.” Tara Kole has this essay online at The Washington Post. Posted at 11:52 PM by Howard Bashman “The Case for a Liberal Scalia: Why President Obama should nominate a true progressive to the high court.” Law professor David Fontana and […]

Obama Administration Announces Executive Orders: Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity; Establishment of the Federal Privacy Council

On February 9, President Obama issued two Executive Orders (EO) titled, Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity and Establishment of the Federal Privacy Council. The first EO creates a Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity (Commission), which will be comprised of top industry thinkers outside of the government. The President will appoint the Commissions members, with the […]

Obama Puts Solitary Confinement on Notice

The American people got a wake-up call yesterday from President Barack Obama about solitary confinement, a barbaric practice thats routine in our countrys prisons, jails, and juvenile detention centers. The White House delivered a new report on solitary from the Department of Justice and a simultaneous pledge in an op-ed by the president to sharply […]

President Obama Blames Male Legislators For The ‘Tampon Tax’ In 40 States

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 President Obama Blames Male Legislators For The Tampon Tax In 40 States Time, President Obama Doesnt Understand the Tampon Tax Either: President Obama said the existence of a luxury goods tax placed on feminine sanitary products like tampons and pads is likely due to the fact that men wrote the laws […]

6 Critical Human Rights Concerns Obama Should Address Tonight Once much more, President Obama will certainly deal with the country prior to the complete Congress. Simply assume regarding exactly how violent federal governments around the globe can take on this U.S. instance to validate them doing the very same point in solution to suppression of dissent as well as human civil liberties. Numerous of these federal governments are U.S. allies, pointing out U.S. plans as the version for their legislations, as well as they take pleasure in either straight-out assistance from the Obama management or, at best, warm critiques.Unless President Obama plainly and also absolutely stands up for human legal rights, human legal rights protectors as well as their right to function for responsibility in their nations, his tradition will certainly be permanently bogged down in an international rebirth of the repressive state. Once extra, President Obama will certainly deal with the country prior to the complete Congress. Simply assume regarding exactly how violent federal governments around the globe can take on this U.S. instance to warrant them doing the very same point in solution to suppression of dissent as well as human legal rights. The effect of these kinds of plans are currently adding to a hazardous diminishing of political room as well as growing attack on human legal rights. Numerous of these federal governments are U.S. allies, mentioning U.S. plans as the version for their regulations, and also they take pleasure in either straight-out assistance from the Obama management or, at best, warm critiques.Unless President Obama plainly and also absolutely stands up for human legal rights, human civil liberties protectors as well as their right to function for liability in their nations, his tradition will certainly be permanently stuck in a worldwide revival of the repressive state. The homes of federal government have to conquer their distinctions to quit this human legal rights situation.