Tuesday, March 08, 2005

While not many of us were looking, there were some strange things going on in tax court. The judges there were making rulings based on secret documents which no one -- not even the accused -- was allowed to see. Fortunately, the Supreme Court has put a stop to that.

If we can apply the same standard to cases of torture and imprisonment without trial, and get it to stick, perhaps we'll be getting somewhere.

In completely unrelated news, Senator Lindsey Graham (Republican -- South Carolina) says that he doesn't feel comfortable honoring Abraham Lincoln. "It takes a while to get over things", the Senator notes. I don't know about that. His party seems to have gotten over Lincoln just about completely. (via Atrios.


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