- Ft. Hood investigation shows Pentagon wasn't informed of Hasan's contact with a radical Muslim cleric in Yemen; raises concerns that cross-agency intelligence sharing hasn't improved since the September 11 attacks.
- NY Times reports that Blackwater executives approved $1 million in bribes to buy support from Iraqi officials after the firm's employees killed 17 Iraqi civilians.
- Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's office demands prior approval of any student newspaper articles covering his speech at a New York high school.
- American Medical Association urges the federal government to reclassify marijuana, allowing clinical trials on medical cannabis.
- Obama now considering "hybrid" option of troops and military trainers for Afghanistan.
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I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
But buried beneath the bilious response to the Harper's joint statement is a worthwhile argument about freedom of association.
An "oil spill" of politics has polluted American life, leaving little room for common ground.