On Hosni Mubarak and Mask-Wearing Rock Throwers

In the early 1980s, as a student at the University of Freiburg in Germany, I participated in a series of student demonstrations against the local government.  Prompted by the closing of some low-rent buildings that students had been… Read More

Robert F. Kennedy on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

What Does Evil Look Like?

Evil looks a lot like the pasty, bloated face of Jared Loughner grinning at us from the front page of today’s New York Times. Children have an innate sense of these things. We do too. We know that,… Read More

Political Cartoon on the Dream Act

Saturday Night Live Clip on TSA Airport Security

With all the discussion recently about the new security procedures being implemented by the Transportation Security Administration, I couldn’t help posting the Saturday Night Live video below. Note to Gurwitz: Don’t forget the H/T.

Memories of 9/11: “He Kept The Meter Running The Whole Time”

As many “where were you on 9/11” stories are told today on Twitter, I have to say that, biased as I am, I like my wife’s story best.  In Houston at the time of the attacks, she headed… Read More

Erik Prince Meet Susan Burke

My wife Susan Burke heads to the United Arab Emirates this weekend to depose Blackwater Founder Erik Prince as part of one of her civil lawsuits against him. As reported in yesterday’s New York Times, Susan has brought… Read More

YouTube Video of Lindsay Lohan Hearing

Although the violation of probation hearing for Lindsay Lohan was over a week ago, I just came across the YouTube video. Lohan’s surrender date is July 20. Thanks to Claxton Legal for the link.

Images From Abu Ghraib

A couple of years ago, my wife Susan Burke delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Society for Photographic Education in Denver. Susan talked about the power of photographic imagery to shape and change our… Read More

On Joe McGinniss’ Latest Controversy

As a writer and journalist, Joe McGinniss sure has a knack for becoming a part of the news instead of simply reporting on it. I have written over the last couple of months about McGinniss’ role in the… Read More