In an article in the Sunday New York Times, reporters cite anonymous administration officials in justifying the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki.
The Rand Paul filibuster against drone strikes in the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director brought praise from across the political spectrum, but also harsh (and inaccurate) criticism from the Wall Street Journal and other neoconservative pundits.
Earlier this week an as-yet-unidentified drone came within 200 feet of a commercial airliner landing at JFK International Airport in New York City.
A review of the five bills already proposed in Congress to increase federal control over elections reveals an unconstitutional federal power grab of elections If these measures are passed, they would also result in a drastic reduction in the remaining electoral safeguards left in at least some of the states.
Arkansas lawmakers have overridden Governor Mike Beebe's veto of legislation banning most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy — giving the state the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.
In a one-sentence letter, Attorney General Eric Holder said the president does not have the authority to use drones to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil.
The largely discredited Southern Poverty Law Center, an ultra-leftist self-styled “civil rights” group based in Alabama, just released its latest so-called “Intelligence Report,” warning of an alleged surge in right-of-center organizations concerned about an out-of-control federal government. Among the most prominent “Patriot” groups attacked in the SPLC report was The John Birch Society, with an entire article about the JBS devoted largely to complaining about the liberty-minded organization’s supposed growing influence in the conservative movement and the Republican Party.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filibustered the nomination of John Brennan for nearly 13 hours, challenging the president's authority to kill Americans on American soil without due process of law.
A Florida college shut down an informal dorm Bible study led by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, the same group the school booted off campus in late February for running afoul of its non-discrimination policy.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a leftist “civil rights” outfit that has been criticized and ridiculed from across the political spectrum, issued its latest “Intelligence Report” about the supposed threat posed by “Patriot” groups and other right-wing “extremists.” Employing its usual deceptive tactics in a transparent but failed effort to lump Christians and constitutionalists in with racists and terrorists, the SPLC claimed the number of “anti-government extremist” organizations had reached “record” levels — and that the increase was due in large part to the fact that Obama is half black.