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Kaminer: Infallible Government that Can’t Do Anything Right?

This afternoon’s essay by Wendy Kaminer is valuable on two counts. First, it identifies some decidedly unAmerican language coming from the Obama administration:

The White House used up 50 words to say little in response: “Sen. [Lindsey] Graham has expressed interest in habeas reform and other policy ideas. We will review constructive proposals from Sen. [...]

Ron Paul Sole* Voice in Congress Against Tribunals

Thanks to Ron Paul for speaking out against Obama’s unjust military tribunals. What a sad state the Democratic Party is in when a Republican from Texas speaks out against a Bush-era abuse that the Democrats in Congress all refuse to confront. [...]

Democrats in Congress Capitulate to Bush Show Trials

In the Senate, Russ Feingold and Barbara Boxer are saying nothing. Even Bernard Sanders, the Democratic-aligned independent from Vermont, offered no dissent. [...]

Obama Reinstates Bush Kangaroo Courts!

Why should we believe Barack Obama anymore? Obama always promises to reform the authoritarian programs he embraces. Time after time, those promises are exposed as lies. [...]

Military Commissions Act Doesn’t Keep You Safe

U.S. Representative David Price has introduced H.R. 591, to repeal the Military Commissions Act. It’s time to be rid of this bad law – and the Democrats no longer have any excuse that they don’t have enough votes to get it done. [...]

Military Commissions Act Doesn't Keep You Safe

U.S. Representative David Price has introduced H.R. 591, to repeal the Military Commissions Act. It’s time to be rid of this bad law – and the Democrats no longer have any excuse that they don’t have enough votes to get it done. [...]