By refusing to hold anyone accountable for torture conducted by the U.S. government, Barack Obama is not just making torture more likely in the future. He’s also undermining the foundations of liberty in the present.
No more illegal wiretapping of American citizens, no more national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime, no more tracking citizens who do nothing more than protest a misguided war, no more ignoring the law when it is inconvenient.
The following is a list of pro-crime Democrats in the United States Senate: These are the Democrats who voted to keep a provision in H.R. 6304 that would let law-breaking telecommunications corporations get off scot-free, and leave in the lurch the millions of Americans whose
Senators Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine like to be referred to as moderates. But this morning, they voted to keep language in H.R. 6304 that kills citizens’ ability to bring corporations to court when corporations break the law. A number of such cases
Put on your virtual reality helmet with me and let’s see how the world looks in the virtual reality inhabited by partisans: If George W. Bush begins using the National Security Agency to spy on Americans without a warrant, it is an impeachable offense. If
The following is a text transcription of the spoken remarks on June 20, 2008 of Representative Zoe Lofgren of California regarding H.R. 6304, the bill that guts the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and lets telecommunications corporations get off scot-free for violating the law