Welcome to The Imperial Presidency: Part Two

During a speech at Northwestern University on March 5th, Attorney General Eric Holder gave the most detailed look into the process of how and why the United States decides to kill people it deems national security threats. Tellingly, the administration provided a legal justification for targeted killings through a university speech rather than a Justice Department

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If Goldman Sachs Is So Abusive, Why Does It Still Have Clients?

Now-former executive Greg Smith’s departure from Goldman Sachs via the New York Times editorial page sparked a flurry of commentary, much of it restating the tired criticism that, in Mr. Smith’s words, the “toxic and destructive” firm is dominated by “morally bankrupt people” who “callously […] talk about ripping their clients off.” The curiosity of

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