Friday, May 28, 2004

Stephen King, you're next

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court is deciding whether to let stand the criminal conviction of a 15-year-old boy who was expelled from school and served 100 days in juvenile hall for writing a poem that included a threat to kill students.

The case weighs free speech rights against the government's responsibility to provide safety in schools after campus shootings nationwide.

The Thought Police - whatcha gonna do when they come for you?

More here: Link

Today's Krugman - Must read. Link

Choice quote: " But it's not just Iraq, and it's not just The Times. Many journalists seem to be having regrets about the broader context in which Iraq coverage was embedded: a climate in which the press wasn't willing to report negative information about George Bush. "

'Bout time someone said it.


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