Why Eric Holder Shut The Mouth of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev – on The Glazov Gang

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The silencing of a jihadist when he was singing like a bird.

The Premature Mirandizing of a Terrorist

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Why the Obama administration gives jihadists more rights than their victims — and the deadly cost we’ll pay for it.

Luck Is Not A Strategy

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America’s safety depends on the proposition that Islamic terrorists will prove more incompetent than the Obama administration.

Legacy of a Judicial Activist

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John Paul Stevens prepares to retire after 35 years on the Supreme Court.

Ralph Peters: Miranda wrongs – NYPOST.com

In a breathtakingly cynical example of playing politics, the White House just accused Republicans of playing politics over its Miranda-rights Christmas gift to the crotch bomber.With fumbling terrorism czar John Brennan walking point, administration spokesmen attacked those who believe that treating would-be suicide-bomber Umar Abdulmutallab the way we handle shoplifters harms our national security.The White […]

Andrew C. McCarthy: Holder on Holder – National Review Online

Attorney General Eric Holder has responded to criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, with an “all’s well that ends well” letter to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. Holder’s missive vigorously defends what he says was his decision to treat Abdulmutallab as a criminal defendant, to impose peacetime law-enforcement […]

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 […]

Defending the Indefensible

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Treating the Christmas bomber like a common criminal was a national security blunder.

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 […]

The State of the Union: a Hollow Speech

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The era of big speeches is over.