Why it must be expanded and defended.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year-old Muslim Nigerian “charged” with the failed attempt on the Amsterdam-to-Detroit flight now has a public defender. So we will be hearing a lot about “allegedly this and that” for the next few years. He will be tried in criminal court instead of a military tribunal [...]
If neither Maj. Hasan, the murderous doctor that slaughtered his fellow soldiers at Ft. Hood, nor the five Jihadist-wannabe’s that traveled from Washington to Pakistan, had no real ties to Al Qaeda, just a desire to join them, then we have to ask what is fertilizing these homegrown useful idiots?
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s Hardball, [...]