Elena Kagan: A Cookie-Cutter Leftist Nominee


It’s official: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama’s second nominee to the US Supreme Court.  Today on the Daily Beast, Peter Beinart revisits Kagan’s anti-military zealotry over “don’t ask, don’t tell”—unsurprisingly, it doesn’t bother him enough to oppose her confirmation (though he does offer an intriguing nugget about administration allies offering to help [...]

The ACLU’s Latest Attempt to Humiliate America Defeated


The Supreme Court has handed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a stunning defeat by reversing a lower Court’s order allowing the release of photographs showing alleged prisoner abuse in Guantanamo Bay. A report yesterday from Democracy Now! highlighted the ACLU’s fight to have the photographs released in order to bolster its argument that [...]