John Yoo is currently a professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley. From 2001 to 2003 he was a deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Council at the U.S. Department of Justice. It was during this time that he co-authored the Bybee memo defining torture and American Habeas [...]
NewsReal Blog Interview with John Yoo, Part 2: The Good (military commissions), The Bad (Federal Trials), and The Ugly (KSM)
While President Obama’s trading of a lifetime judicial appointment in exchange for a vote in favor of ObamaCare doesn’t quite rise to the level of an impeachable offense at a minimum it is an example of legislative horse-trading at its most obnoxious.
On cue President Obama’s press secretary Robert Gibbs called the allegation that the nomination was a kind of bribe in [...]
Pop quiz hot shot.
Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi are at the wheel of the Washington spending bus, ramming spending bills through Congress and leaving a path of fiscal destruction in their wake. If the bus slows down, voting Americans start catching on to the looming economic devastation, and the federal spending bus explodes [...]
David Forsmark replied to my post about the George W. Obama Administration here, titled “Yes, Ryan, There IS a Difference Between the 2 Parties on National Security.” Just a little clarification: I was comparing the Obama and Bush Administrations, not necessarily both parties, and I didn’t say there was no difference at all, just nothing [...]
I feel a lot better now. For awhile there I was getting worried that we wouldn’t be able to make friends with all those jihadis who want to kill us, subjugate us, or convert us to Islam. Rashad Hussain is America’s new Muslim Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Hussain [...]