Sadistic State Laws

6 Sadistic State Laws Conservatives Are Trying to Ram Through We’re talking about true legislative sadists looking to go medieval on America. By David Sirota Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said that states are the “laboratories of democracy.” Oft repeated over time, the aphorism has helped impart legitimacy to the rough and tumble of state lawmaking. We’ve heard “laboratory” and we’ve imagined staid scientists in white coats rigorously testing forward-thinking theories of societal advancement. It’s certainly a reassuring picture—but there is a darker side of the [...]

Change-Links November 2008

Acorn Action in 2008. Acorn helps the poor, fights foreclosures and help people to vote. -- -- -- -- -- -- The Chicago 7 (without Bobby Seale) in 1968. They risked their lives to fight a murderous war. Last month we ran photos of the villianous, murderous, corrupt Bush Administration. This month we run photos of heros. -- -- -- -- Taking Politics Seriously: Looking Beyond the Elections and Beyond Elections By Robert Jensen and Pat Youngblood The Idiots Who Rule America By Chris Hedges Economy Needs [...]

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