Given its recent quest to overturn the sovereignty of the states, and the sovereignty of the people, it is not surprising to learn that the Department of Justice is re-branding itself in a manner that makes its efforts seem even more menacing.

After two years Robert Gibbs, Press Secretary for President Barack Obama, has announced his intention to step down from his White House post.  His resignation is expected to take effect after this month�s State of the Union address.  According to the Washington Post, Gibbs will then hit the lucrative speaking circuit and become a paid consultant to the Obama reelection campaign.�  Indications are strong that the President intends to run again in 2012. The short list of replacement possibilities for Gibbs includes his own deputies Bill Burton and Josh Earnest, in addition to Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell and the Vice-President�s press secretary Jay Carney.

The recent publishing of an interview of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia conducted last September is eliciting cries of “misogynist” from pundits and progressives, and partisans.

Justice, like every other part of ordered liberty in our Constitution, must be dispassionate and free from politics. Sadly, the politicization of everything is demanded by Marxism. “Science” becomes one of the secular gods of Marx. “Victims” fall into a second precious category. Many decades ago we were solemnly assured that “Science” would fulfill our every human desire. It began to replace more sober ideas like wisdom, justice, and truth. 

A Texas man is finally free after serving 30 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Dallas County Judge Don Adams this week declared Cornelius Dupree, Jr., 51, innocent of rape and robbery because recently obtained DNA testing proves he could not have been involved.