As 2006 winds down, two court victories were racked up for civil liberties against the Bush administration’s authoritarian policies. More such triumphs are likely.
HOUSTON — In the wild, wild west of Texas politics, Republicans have set a new standard since the November election.
Fifty bullets. One bullet can kill a person — imagine what 50 did to 21-year-old Sean Bell and his two friends. What happened to these three unarmed young men on Nov. 25 in Queens, N.Y., is a horror, a tragedy — and a crime.