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It appears that President Obama is poised to grant clemency to a substantial number of people thrown in jail as a result of asinine "mandatory minimum" sentences imposed on non-violent drug ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 375 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 07:35 AM PDT with 350 Recommends
Harvard professor Stephen Walt has called upon President Obama to grant Edward Snowden an immediate presidential pardon. His call, published in the Financial Times , begins thusly : In his ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 739 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 08:02 PM PDT with 253 Recommends
In my recent rant about the August 3rd sentencing of Don Siegelman, kossack HappyinNM suggested I start a petition asking President Obama to pardon Gov. Siegelman – which I did and added to my ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 03:47 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
Note This is a rant. I speak only for myself. In no way do I speak for the community of American Indians on this blog or anywhere else. My rant should be understood as reflecting my personal ...
by mimi
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 06:59 PM PST with 47 Recommends
I posted here recently about the Siegelman case and the enormous travesty of justice it represents. The American Trial Lawyer magazine, a publication of The American Trial Lawyers Association , has ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 08:45 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I just completed a Thanksgiving morning walk in downtown Hartford with my two dogs and a friend. I apologize for the quality of the pictures as I had one frisky dog jumping around in my other hand ...
by Missys Brother
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 08:07 AM PST with 29 Recommends
A man who happens to be in a position to divulge systematic theft from the United States Government, does so by reporting it to federal authorities. He is an American who works for the Swiss Bank ...
by arodb
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 12:42 PM PST with 15 Recommends
After snarling and spitting at Bush, Cheney, Rove, Rumsfeld, Gonzales, Addington, etc. for eight years, some of us have entirely forgotten the respiratory hydraulics of the deep sigh – but we ...
by Horsefeathers
Comment Count 59 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 06:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Since the crimes were first committed, the Bush administration has maintained that they could not discuss an ongoing criminal trial. After all, heh-heh, they wouldn't want to prejudice the ongoing ...
by Dave the Wave
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2007 at 08:02 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Waiting for Bush to leave office, that is. And, every day is another opportunity for further disasters. One big disaster that may be waiting around the corner is the possible pardon of every person ...
by Liberal Thinking
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 11:45 PM PST with 8 Recommends
wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People, a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your The petition: Pardon ALL drug users. Save $...
by curthess
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 06:24 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I remember when I first heard about Mark Rich’s pardon during the final days of Clinton’s Presidency, one of the most successful Presidencies in recent U.S. history. I wasn’t ...
by Dorian W Gray
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 08:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Apologizes to Predecessors, Cites Effectiveness of ‘Enhanced Interrogation Methods’ ...
by real satire
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 04:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The approval of torture by the Bush administration seemed to come from the highest levels, and it seems that this use of torture was largely futile. There is tremendous precedent for use of torture ...
by trikmc
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2009 at 09:18 AM PDT with 1 Recommend