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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The Senate passed a bill yesterday that would mean a person found with a small amount of crack and a person carrying 18 times as much cocaine would be sentenced to the exact same amount of jail time. The strangest thing is that lawmakers called it the “Fair Sentencing [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Obama Administration lawyers arguing cases against detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba have not necessarily been shy about defending the government’s right to detain enemy combatants. But in a case decided yesterday, the Justice Department got more than it asked for from two Bush-era judges. A three-judge panel on the [...]

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CIA IG report

BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, the release of the 2004 CIA inspector general’s report and the accompanying promise of a legal inquiry from Attorney General Eric Holder is upsetting. Every American should be dismayed that interrogators working in our name resorted to threatening rape, death [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White There is no doubt in my mind that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is a busy guy. His plate overflows with thorny questions over detainees, the Defense of Marriage Act, trafficking, discrimination, corruption and dozens of other issues spanning the capital, country and globe. That said, there is some [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White If the only voices you have heard over the last couple of weeks were white male Republicans, you might be concerned that this country has all but abandoned the wise teachings of our founding fathers and the proud Judeo-Christian bedrock upon which this nation was founded. Needless to [...]

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scales of justice

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Sometimes it’s tough to be a news junkie. This week has been one of those times. Because I could care less about Jon and Kate and their progeny, I’m stuck absorbing every nuance and insignificant detail of the life and times of Supreme Court nominee and Federal Appeals [...]

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Judge Ricardo Urbina Sure, we’re all worried about the economy lately, but there’s a story you may have missed about an even more important element of American currency worldwide: liberty. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina made history last week when he ruled that 17 Chinese Muslims, known as Uighurs, that were captured shortly after the [...]