“The Slow Strangulation of Fundamental … Freedoms”

Those were the words of British MP David Davis, resigning his seat in protest of Gordon Brown’s latest terrorism measures, which would include holding people without charge for six weeks. Oh, Davis isn’t gone for good. His resignation prompts an election, and he will run again, using the campaign as a platform to protest against…

“A Journey of a Lifetime”

While driving through Chicago yesterday I was listening to the program, “Hello Beautiful,” on Chicago Public Radio. They were interviewing Lily Koppel, author of The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life through the Pages of a Lost Journal. You can listen to the interview here. Back in 2003, Koppel, a writer for the New York…

Arrested for Cheering Their Kids at Graduation

In Rock Hill, SC, six people were arrested for shouting out their children’s names when they received their diplomas at a high school graduation–clapped in irons and hauled out of the ceremony by cops. You think they’d do the same thing at a football game? The story is reported by Fox News which adds, Last…