- A previously secret
Justice Department memo justifying the drone assassination of
U.S. citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki
was released today by a federal appeals court. The document
argues that neither the law nor the Constitution prevented the
president from ordering the killing. Its author, David Barron,
recently won confirmation as a federal judge. Hmmm...Wonder whether
he would have released the memo...
- Fresh from claiming she and Bill were "dead broke" when they
left the White House, Hillary Clinton
now boasts that she pays taxes "unlike a lot of people who are
truly well off." If she likes it so much, she can pay mine,
- Despite trimming the Environmental Protection Agency's claims
of authority just a tad, the Supreme Court largely
let stand the EPA's efforts to regulate the emission of
"greenhouse gases." So watch that spicy food.
- Syria's government claims it has
surrendered the last of its chemical weapons. Uh huh.
- An island on Titan, a moon of Saturn,
mysteriously disappeared over the course of just a few days.
Astronomers say they hope J. J. Abrams has nothing to do with the
odd fate of former IRS official Lois Lerner's hard drive, which
reportedly crashed and ate two years worth of email, has taken on a
life of its own in the investigation of the tax agency's treatment
of small-government groups.
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