Happy Trails: Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

By: Thursday July 14, 2011 3:30 pm

It has been an extreme honor and pleasure to have spent the last many years with you at Firedoglake. I cannot thank one and all enough for everything.

Reggie Walton Unleashes the Rocket’s Red Glare

By: Thursday July 14, 2011 12:33 pm

. Well well well. who couldda knowd?? Acute prosecutorial foul play has ended the big Roger Clemens perjury trial at it’s gestation. From ESPN: The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ perjury trial declared a mistrial over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said Clemens could not be assured a fair trial [...]

Trash: F1 British Grand Prix, Sweater Vest Forfeitures & Foxsuckers

By: Saturday July 9, 2011 7:27 pm

There are a lot of sports deserving of some Trash Talk this weekend, including the one and only British GP from Silverstone, Derek Jeter…Jetah…, getting his 3,000th hit and the gleeful schadenfreude over The. Ohio. State. University. having to self forfeit all its wins from 2010. All are glorious sports stories, but we will start [...]

Is Anwar al-Awlaki The Unnamed “National of the United States” In Warsame Indictment?

By: Thursday July 7, 2011 10:08 am

So, is it truly the case that Awlaki is indeed the unnamed “national of the United States” here in the Warsame indictment? I don’t know for certain, but it sure as heck fits the facts as we know them and the depraved refusal of the American government to talk about or let the public know its basis for impunity in marking an American citizen for extrajudicial termination with prejudice.

Bin Laden Found By Trolling The Weeds, Not By Torture

By: Tuesday July 5, 2011 10:15 am

Goldman and Apuzzo have done good work on their story about the analyst who caught bin Laden, but the story is also an instructive primer on what didn’t work, to wit: torture.

DSK Case Collapse: Lawyers, Phone Calls & Money the Shit Hits The Fan

By: Saturday July 2, 2011 3:54 am

The criminal case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is over, at least in anything but the most technical of senses; now the focus shifts to the underlying dynamics and lawyering on the case.

Obama’s “Evolution” Accelerates: DOJ Formally Declares DOMA Unconstitutional

By: Friday July 1, 2011 10:32 pm

In a late filing in the Northern District of California (NDCA) case of Golinski v. US Department of Personnel Management, the Department of Justice has formally stated that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.

Will Cyrus Vance Turn His Head & Walk Away From DSK?

By: Thursday June 30, 2011 10:24 pm

The case against DSK, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is disintegrating at the seams. It never seemed to be quite the closed case it was portrayed as, and now we are left to ask what lies beneath the messy and complicated incident.

Trash Talk: Fox TV Sucks a Bag Of Big Honking Salted Dicks

By: Sunday June 26, 2011 9:54 am

Americans were denied the ability to watch the Grand Prix of Europe live and have no alternative but to watch it on tape delay long after the checkered flag dropped for Sebastian Vettel. This is just craven and malignant jackassery by Fox.

New York’s Enlightenment & Some Thoughts On Perry Prop8 Case

By: Saturday June 25, 2011 7:55 am

New York gets it done on marriage equality, and it will have many profound, and positive, ramifications for the Perry Prop 8 case.

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