Don't miss Glenn Greenwald's extremely thoughtful piece about how the current financial climate has affected the ACLU and its important work. And if, you feel so moved - you can support the ACLU by clicking on the statue of liberty button over on the right hand side of the page.

Greenwald writes:

It is not hyperbole to say that, over the past decade, there has been no organization more important to the United States, the Constitution, and basic political liberties than the ACLU. From the start of the Bush/Cheney assault on core civil liberties -- when most organizations and individuals were petrified of opposing any efforts justified by "terrorism" -- the ACLU was one of a small handful of groups which defied that climate of fear by vigorously and fearlessly opposing those erosions.

Read the whole thing.