Category Archives: Justice System

Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It: Thoughts on “Stand Your Ground” Law

Editor’s Note: I’d like to welcome the newest writer for D Street Politics, Nicole Anzuoni. She’s a good friend from back in Boston, where she is about to graduate from Emmanuel College. She’ll be a regular writer for us, and … Continue reading

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A Call to Action

By Michael This week has been crazy. Between striking down DOMA and Wendy Davis’ herculean effort to block anti-abortion legislation in Texas, many progressives believe that they should be celebrating. We shouldn’t be, not yet. I’m not trying to quell … Continue reading

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IRS-AP-Benghazigate and the Overzealous GOP

By Dan What a terrible week for the Obama administration. Easily the worst single news week during his presidency, and probably worse than any single week in the Bush presidency. The GOP was handed a gift-basket of scandals this week … Continue reading

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Holloway 2.0

By Michael More than 60 days ago, a number of prisoners in the Guantanamo Bay Prison started a hunger strike (Now 84 of them). Some of you might be wondering, “hey mike, didn’t President Obama plan to shut down that … Continue reading

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