Political Wisdom in a Hypocritical Age

I’ve been asked many times of late where I stand in the current presidential race. This has raised for me larger questions, the answers to some of which have perhaps become evident in my writings of recent years. So when The Phoenix (successor, as of today’s inaugural issue now on newsstands, in street boxes, and at www.thephoenix.com,to the decades-old Boston Phoenix) asked me to write a “Freedom Watch” essay on the politics of the day, I made an attempt to compress many thoughts on numerous complicated issues into a brief essay. I hope that I’ve succeeded in enlightening rather than confusing my readers.

You can find some of the article after the jump.
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How the Arroyo Jury Got It Right


Boston jury recently proved, in the prosecution of a former Boston firefighter accused of mil fraud, that twelve ordinary citizens can be more discerning than the Fourth Estate and have a better sense of constitutional values than federal prosecutors.
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Updates related to Harvey's
book Three Felonies a Day, a critical
take on the Justice Department

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