A Mashup: Senator Daniel Inouye & Koyaanisqatsi (by Philip Glass)

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ACS Video Contest: Constitution in Crisis

When did war stop being inherently governmental?

In Congress, nine years after the initial engagement of military operations in Afghanistan, moral and strategic questions are being raised about military contracting in combat zones. Centrally, when it comes to war, what are inherently governmental functions? What war-related governmental functions are being outsourced and how does the expanded use of contractors and subcontractors affect … Continue reading

Pawns and Other Endangered Wildlife

In response to the BP oil spill disaster, a panel of environmental experts were invited to testify before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday, but the room was virtually empty and the panel received very little attention. Three witnesses provided the committee with substantive and science-based testimony on the potential environmental impact … Continue reading

Preparing the Depths for Perpetually Irresponsible Energy Policy

In a hearing this last Monday, Senator Lieberman asked if we need to develop deepwater oil spill preparedness plans. Considering that the current disaster is still unfolding and growing as we speak (and no one knows what to do about it), my two questions for the Senator and Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental … Continue reading