Obama Confirms Closeness to ACORN in Video


On the campaign trail in 2008 then-candidate Barack Obama did his best to distance himself from his past involvement with the radical advocacy group ACORN:
My relationship to ACORN is pretty straightforward. When… it’s probably 13 years ago, when I was still practicing law, I represented ACORN. And my partner in that representation was the U.S. [...]

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 […]

White House eyes moving site of 9/11 trial – CNN.com


Washington (CNN) — The White House is considering moving the site of the September 11 attack trial from Manhattan if the U.S. Justice Department sees fit, senior administration officials confirmed Friday. “Conversations have occurred within the administration to discuss contingency options should the possibility of a trial in Lower Manhattan be foreclosed upon by Congress […]

U.S. Man Accused of Helping Plot Mumbai Attack – NYTimes.com


An American at the center of an international terrorism investigation has been charged with helping plot the 2008 rampage in Mumbai, India, that left 163 people dead, according to a Justice Department complaint unsealed on Monday. via U.S. Man Accused of Helping Plot Mumbai Attack – NYTimes.com.