Click here. Pay particular attention to the section regarding the judge's statement, then remember that Jose Padilla (among others) is STILL in confinement, denied any constitutional rights. And don't forget that it's being done in your name.
Okay, I get it, Ben Stein is a TV-ready Conservative commentator who used to work in the White House in the early 70's (Oh, and let's set the record straight here: he was a speechwriter, not the goddamn Secretary of State. In other words, he wasn't Sam Seaborn, he was the two guys that followed Sam around every few episodes who's names you can't remember, Mkay?). But after Ferris Bueller and that crappy game show he hosted, what's he really got going on? You'd think a guy as smart as everyone says he is would know to get out from in front of this runaway train, but I guess not. Maybe we should try to get him on some celebrity card game show or something...
*cough* Lot's of dust around here. Guess I haven't posted in a while. More on that later.
President Bush says he would like to see a "dignified" confirmation process for his Supreme Court nominee. I agree. I think it should be at least as dignified as the process by which his administration deals with its critics.