A Dark Day in America

A Dark Day in America

A Dark Day in America

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Sept. 28 2006 10:33 PM

A Dark Day in America

In memoriam.

Phil Plait Phil Plait

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  


For habeas corpus. And for the moral high ground.

... initially, that was all I was going to write, but I can't let it stand there.

In a circumstance so ironic I can hardly stand it, I went to United States Senate home page to look into the passing of this bill which, in my opinion, will do more damage in the long run to the United States than almost anything this government has done. This is what I was greeted with on the Senate page:

"We the People" Celebrating the Constitution

Written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the United States Constitution remains a vital and living document. Having been strengthened by amendments, the Constitution serves as both guide and protector of U.S. citizens and their elected officials.

A dark day indeed.