The conservative group American Crossroads said today it will spend more than $10 million to turn out voters in November’s high-stakes congressional elections.
The group, which was created with help from former president George W. Bush’s ex-political adviser Karl Rove, will target voters in eight states — Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire and Washington state. Hotly contested Senate races are underway in those states.
Last week, John McCain introduced a bill into the U.S. Senate which, if passed, would actually allow U.S. citizens to be arrested and detained indefinitely, all without Miranda rights or ever being charged with a crime.
The stated purpose of S. 3081 (The Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act) reads: “To provide for the interrogation and detention of enemy belligerents who commit hostile acts against the United States, to establish certain limitations on the prosecution of such belligerents for such acts, and for
The bill has nine co-sponsors including Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA).
An Ipswich priest will spend the next three months in jail after admitting abusing a young girl.
Murray Alexander Moffat was an assistant priest at Sacred Heart Church at Booval when he sexually abused the girl from 1978 to 1980 – when she was aged between 12 and 15.
“I made a mistake – you invited me,” Moffat told his victim in the taped conversation. “I should’ve said no but I didn’t. I thought you wanted me to do that.”
The church sent Moffat on a “retreat” and he had five counselling sessions with a psychiatrist before returning to work a few months later.
I had planned on posting this yesterday, but didn’t get around to it…