The Rod Blagojevich Trial Promises to be Dirty


I’m expecting a lot from disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s federal corruption trial, for which the jury selection started today. As the Chicago Tribune reports, this trial will ‘feature prosecutors feeding voters a steady reminder of the worst elements of Illinois’ political culture — allegations that money, insider influence and personal interest drive public [...]

Obama Promise Foiled: No Where to Go for Gitmo


Looks like President Obama won’t get to shut Gitmo as promised – at least any time soon.