Bush Administration: “Don’t Inspect That Beef!”

You’d think the government would appreciate meatpackers that want to go above the letter of the law, and inspect more than they needed to (given the state of the meat industry). But the Bush administration is trying to keep meatpackers from taking extra steps to protect consumers. Less than 1% of  cattle are inspected for…

Mitt Romney on Religious Liberty

Mitt Romney has given another church/state address. Jeffrey Weiss at DMN thinks it “more sophisticated” than his last one. I’d say it looks like he has indeed done further reflection and learned and grown as a result. As you know, I gave a speech about religious liberty during the height of my campaign. This was…

Above the Law

Last year we heard of Jamie Leigh Jones, the Halliburton/KBR employee who claimed she was raped by her co-workers, and that the rape covered up by KBR. Last month, another woman said the same thing happened to her. This week there are reports that Iraqi employees at the British embassy in Baghdad were sexually harassed…