Stephen Hayes: Obama vs. Holder – The Weekly Standard


In an interview with 60 Minutes last spring, President Obama discussed the handling of captured terrorists and challenged those who claimed the “American system of justice was not up to the task of dealing with these terrorists.” Obama said: “I fundamentally disagree with that. Now — do these folks deserve Miranda rights? Do they deserve […]

The Internet and Us: Who’s in Charge Anyway?


Earlier today, our very own David Swindle alerted me to this documentary Douglas Rushkoff directed for PBS’s “Frontline.” The subject: how the Internet is changing us.
We used to do one thing at a time, drink a cup of coffee with our friends in our favorite bar and read a book at night. These days, we’re [...]

Holder Defends Handling of Abdulmutallab – CBS News


Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday he made the decision to charge the Christmas Day terror suspect in civilian court rather than the military system, with no objection from all the other relevant departments of the government.In a letter to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell PDF, the attorney general wrote that the FBI told its […]

Intelligence Officials Warn Attempted Al Qaeda Attack Months Away – FOXNews.com


WASHINGTON — Al Qaeda can be expected to attempt an attack on the United States in the next three to six months, senior U.S. intelligence officials told Congress Tuesday. The terrorist organization is deploying operatives to the United States to carry out new attacks from inside the country, including “clean” recruits with a negligible trail […]

It’s Groundhog Day in the Terror War


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The same sequence of jihadi terror attack and Western denial, over and over again.

David B. Rivkin Jr. and Marc A. Thiessen: A Tale of Two Terrorists – WSJ.com


The Obama administration’s decision to read the Christmas Day bomber his Miranda rights has rightly come under withering criticism. Instead of a lengthy interrogation by officials with al Qaeda expertise, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was questioned for 50 minutes by local FBI agents and then later advised of his “right to remain silent.”It’s well understood that […]

Remembering the Dream of America


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What I said to the Republican Members of Congress.

Miranda Rights For Christmas Day Bomber – Why? And Who Authorized It?


Any cop, prosecutor, or defense lawyer will tell you that the quickest way to get a suspect to stop talking to you is to read him his Miranda Rights and get him a lawyer.  The Obama Department of Justice, under Attorney General Eric Holder, has now begun dancing, two-stepping, ducking and dodging about, in earnest, [...]

Countdown With Ahmadinejad: Is Anyone Else Worried About Dying In Ten Days?


Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, once asked a Holocaust Survivor if he had any words of wisdom the Minister should remember. Looking gravely at the Statesman, the old man warned:
“When someone tells you they are going to exterminate you, believe them.”

Marking the begining of the Iranian celebration of Ayatollah Kohmeini’s 1979 return from exile, President [...]

Mexico’s Drug War


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How the bloody battle against Mexico’s drug lords could threaten America.