Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann went from defending her Swiss citizenship to denouncing it within 24 hours. There is a question whether accepting Swiss citizenship was a violation of the Constitution.
I wondered how long it would take for someone to raise the issue of racism in this year’s Presidential election. The answer came sooner than I expected. Last week, the New York Times ran the story “4 Years Later, Race Is Still Issue for Some Voters.”
A Rasmussen poll indicates that Barack Obama's announcement in support of same-sex marriage is costing him support among middle Americans.
On Thursday morning, the House Armed Services Committee passed the 2013 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); the provision providing for the indefinite detention of Americans remains in the bill.
Barrack Obama made it official May 9, becoming the first sitting U.S. President to endorse homosexual marriage.
The demand that Congress give more power to the Justice Department to track citizens through their cellphones is meeting resistance.
No one ever accused Jeremy Bentham of thinking small. The early 18th-century British philosopher, social reformer, and co-founder of the celebrated philosophical school of Utilitarianism, Bentham was known for his unconventional ideas. Like many self-styled progressive thinkers of his age, Bentham expended a considerable amount of energy dreaming up new ways to use the power of the state to protect private citizens from their own alleged follies.
As a candidate, Barack Obama promised to protect government whistleblowers from prosecution, but as President his administration has zealously pursued legal prosecution of these brave men and women.
Texas inmate Keith Judd took 40 percent of the vote — to President Obama's 60 percent — in West Virginia's Democratic primary, as Democrats in that state use the primary to issue a protest against the Obama administration's anti-coal policies.
The trial of the five men accused of participating in the planning of the attacks of September 11, 2001 began before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on May 5.