Welcome to America, home of the free, where some people feel free to abuse people less powerful than them. If your employer is breaking the law, if your landlord won’t take care of poisons in your home, if someone is violating your rights, what can you do?
If you’ve got enough money — a $2,500 [...]
When our government continues to engage in such indefinite, unconstitutional imprisonment, it becomes an honorable thing for protesters to be placed behind bars themselves in protest against the corrosion of our nation’s constitution. [...]
When Senator Rand Paul began to speak yesterday, the subject on the floor was Barack Obama’s nomination of John Brennan to lead the CIA. The thrust of his speech, however, was the Obama policy, which Brennan supports, of executing American citizens without trial, using flying robotic drones. Senator Paul ended up speaking for 13 hours [...]
H.R. 5936 will, if passed, revoke the requirement of military imprisonment for people suspected of terrorist crimes and will re-establish the right to a fair trial. [...]
It’s because the crimes of September 11, 2001 were so horrible that the trials of anyone accused of involvement in those crimes must meet the highest standards of [...]
The testimony is going to be given in secret, which means that the American people will never know what is really going on in these separate hearings, and will not be able to judge for themselves that the military trials are truly fair. Will the witnesses be deprived of counsel during these hearings? Will the defense be given equal access? We won’t know, because the truth in these trials will be censored from us. [...]
We’ve waited for 10 years to see these people subjected to a trial in our nation’s system of justice. Why is Kelly Ayotte trying to stop the trials of suspected terrorists? Does she believe in the American system of justice or doesn’t she? [...]
She asked me this question, looking through the catalog of inappropriately skimpy clothing for girls who haven’t had their first period. She pointed at the “tribal-inspired fashion” and said she would especially like some of those bandeau tops for her daughter, but wanted to “save the planet” too.
As my wife asked open questions and [...]
Barack Obama doesn’t really have any consistent philosophy of following his legal responsibilities, even when they’re politically convenient. Obama and his partisan allies are just using that argument as an excuse to justify his broken promise to end discrimination against homosexual Americans. [...]
It sounds absurd, the idea that anti-war activists could provide material support of terrorism, but a closer look at the Anti-War Committee, however, reveals that the organization isn’t necessarily pacifist. [...]