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THE SEDITIOUS WARD CHURCHILL

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 12:10 PM

He just doesn’t shut up. Fortunately, the vigilant bloggers at Pirate Ballerina continue to track the nutty professor’s bloviations. At a forum on “conscientious objection and resistance to military recruiters” in Portland on Friday, Churchill seemed to suggest support for fragging–troops murdering their own on the battlefield–as an effective anti-war tactic. PB has transcript excerpts […]

SCOTUS WATCH: 10 COMMANDMENTS

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 11:33 AM

“On, but not in” seems to be the phrase of the moment on the Court’s split rulings related to the presence of the 10 Commandments on government property. Background at How Appealing–links to oral arguments transcripts in both the Texas and Kentucky cases. Alliance Defense Fund’s assessment is that the status quo has been maintained. […]

SCOTUS WATCH: CABLE COMPANIES DON’T HAVE TO SHARE THEIR LINES

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 11:26 AM

The Supremes uphold the property rights of cable companies. An ISP named Brand X had argued that it should be allowed to use infrastructure that the cable companies had built. In a bit of editorializing, AP reports that the decision “will limit competition and consumers’ choices.” In fact, the decision will encourage cable companies to […]

SCOTUS WATCH: MILLER/COOPER TO JAIL?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 11:13 AM

Via Bloomberg News: The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals by reporters for the New York Times and Time magazine who face jail for refusing to disclose their sources to a prosecutor investigating the leak of a CIA operative’s identity. The justices in Washington turned down arguments by New York Times reporter Judith Miller and Time […]

SCOTUS WATCH: FILE-SHARING COMPANIES CAN BE SUED

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 11:06 AM

The SCOTUS struck a big blow for digital copyright protections this morning. Associated Press reports: Internet file-sharing services will be held responsible if they intend for their customers to use software primarily to swap songs and movies illegally, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting warnings that the lawsuits will stunt growth of cool tech gadgets […]

THE SUPREME COURT SIZZLES

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2005 12:47 AM

Hot day ahead for the Supreme Court as it ends its term; hands down some highly anticipated rulings (including a Ten Commandments case and the Cooper/Miller confidential sources appeal); and prepares for a likely resignation. Hugh Hewitt and Bill Kristol had dueling predictions last week. Hugh sez Rehnquist; Kristol sez O’Connor. We’ll know soon enough. […]

SUNDAY AFTERNOON LINK LOVE

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 26, 2005 12:28 PM

I promised my daughter this Care Bear cake for her birthday party later today, so I will be mixing a truckload of buttercream icing this afternoon and attempting cake decorating for the first time. Will post a photo if it doesn’t turn out to be a total disaster. (Update: Voila!) Meantime, some good Sunday afternoon […]

DEMS GONE WILD–ILLUSTRATED

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 25, 2005 11:50 PM

Will Franklin has put together a link-filled photo album of Rabid Donkeys on the Loose.

HELP SOLDIERS’ ANGELS

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 25, 2005 04:27 PM

I’ve written before on the “armor gap” and the dedicated volunteers at Soldiers’ Angels who continue to raise money to buy kevlar blankets for the troops. The Bush administration is dealing with the problem, slowly, but there’s always room for help. The angels have put out a new call for donations. Please check out their […]

WHERE IN THE WORLD

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 25, 2005 09:33 AM

Am scheduled to appear on Fox News Live around 12:20pm today to talk border security/immigration. Video here. Related: – Fox News special on American Gangs–Ties to Terror? – WND report, “Al-Jazeera to look at open U.S. border“