In writing about the Verizon story that is spilling out now, Andrew McCarthy makes a very important point. Now, we begin to see the wages of having an administration that abuses its awesome powers, then, as night follows day, stonewalls and misleads Congress and the public. Crucial national security measures, which operate on the forgiving […]
The Not-So-Covert Ops of Stealth Jihad
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Andrew McCarthy is right: this program will “make agents reconsider investigating in the first place. What this is going to dry up is the normal give and take between a community and law enforcement. It should raise people’s eyebrows.” Indeed. The FBI should not be on the defensive [...]
There is much speculation on whether President Obama will overrule his attorney general and change the venue and the type of trial the terrorists will be given. NewsReal Blog interviewed those with first-hand knowledge for their opinion on what type of trial the terrorists should have and where it should be held. Weighing in [...]
Foreign Terrorists Deserve Representation; but the Cheneys are Nonpersons: Meltdown with(out) Keith Olbermann Part 38
Under Stalin—and the Soviet system in general—someone who fell into disfavor by the ruling Party could become a “nonperson.” They weren’t just thrown out of power or persecuted, it was as though they did not exist.
While MSNBC hosts pay a lot of attention to Dick Cheney, making him a nonperson is their goal. Once, while [...]