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I offer my assistance to President Bush

So it appears that President Bush is prepared to eliminate entire budget lines to reduce the deficit:

He plans to fulfill his pledge to halve the record $413 billion federal budget deficit by submitting a 2006 budget next month that includes nothing for some programs. He wouldn’t name them.

“We will present a budget that […]

So just what does no longer mandatory mean?

TalkLeft notes that the first post-Booker decision is out already, and it doesn’t sound good. Judge Paul Cassell took the Supreme Court’s decision that sentencing guidelines are no longer mandatory to mean that they should be followed in every case except rare exceptional cases. “bullet” TalkLeft also has the 9th Circuit decision to eliminate the […]

Coleman guilty of Perjury

Tom Coleman (of the Tulia drug cases) has been found guilty of perjury — something that rarely happens, and even though the particulars of his conviction seem less than earth-shattering, it’s still a victory for the victims that he accused. The full story at Grits for Breakfast.