Interesting News from Elsewhere

People prepare for carbide-shooting, a tradition on the last day of the year to scare off evil spirits, in Zevenhuizen in the Netherlands on December 31, 2009. (VINCENT JANNINK/AFP/Getty Images)

First post of 2010:

  • Some thoughts on the attempted terrorist attack on Christmas from Amy Zegart, professor at the UCLA School of Public Affairs
  • Karl Rove got divorced for the second time. Glenn Greenwald points this man is a champion of family values and oppose same-sex marriage on the grounds it is a threat to traditional marriage.
  • Jeffery Weiss oversteps on Politics Daily in his efforts to make the words “Muslim” and “terrorist” synonymous.
  • John Yoo says he doesn’t regret writing the “torture memos.”
  • The Supreme Court will be hearing some exciting cases in the second half of the session.

About Sylvia Fredericks

Second-Year MPA student at the La Follette School for Public Affairs (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
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