Unleashing the Terror

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed…” It … Continue reading Unleashing the Terror

The Sunday Dog: I Confess…the Courts are Wrong

On Friday, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit denied a new trial for Brendan Dassey, a juvenile defendant accused of aiding in the murder and rape of a Wisconsin woman. Dassey, the subject of the Netflix series “Making of a Murderer,” was sixteen when police interrogated him without … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: I Confess…the Courts are Wrong

The Daily Dog: Oppression’s Tiny Steps

Last Friday, the government of President Robert Mugabe jailed an American journalist in Zimbabwe. Officials charged Martha O’Donovan with subversion and attempting to overthrow the government after she allegedly tweeted a comment deemed offensive by Mugabe’s watchdogs. Police raided O’Donovan’s apartment in the capital of Harare early Friday and seized her cell phone and laptop. … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Oppression’s Tiny Steps