We should be really clear about the lines we're crossing if we don't challenge the undemocratic killing of what are effectively international gang leaders.
The claims Obama is a war on terror egomaniac, but how could Obama out-display hubris of a flight-suit wearing Dubya standing aboard an aircraft carrier declaring a "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq?
The attempted Christmas day terror attack has thrust the issue of terrorism back into the spotlight, while the cynical, paranoid neo-con chicken hawks have looked to exploit the issue for political gain. Here is how the US can battle al-Qaeda without giving into fear and changing who we are.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took to her Facebook page again today to attack President Obama for treating the suspect in the attempted Christmas Day terror attack as a criminal. Palin's entire intellectual basis for argument is based on what she saw on Fox News, and things that she made up.
We are in the midst of one of the nation's greatest fears, being attacked by extremists. No, not just the "Underwear Bomber from Nigeria, but also Dick Cheney, Jim DeMint, and other right wing extremists who are suffering from a case of collective amnesia related to how they dropped the ball on national security.
In an interview today former Bush Attorney General Alberto Gonzales came out in support of an investigation of CIA interrogators who may have broken the law. Gonzales said, "And if people go beyond that, I think it is legitimate to question and examine that conduct..." It looks like Cheney is standing alone again by defending torture.
As crazy as it sounds today, Deputy Asst.
NBC News and Newsweek are reporting that Barack Obama's senior legal advisor Eric Holder has been offered and accepted the position of United States Attorney General, so who is Eric Holder, and what can we expect out his Justice Department?
It's Thursday, the last day of the Republican National Convention. So far, they haven't offered much substance. They'd better seize the day and pull this one out.
Today, President Bush used his weekly radio address to defend his veto of a bill that would have banned the use of waterboarding and other forms of torture by the CIA. The president's first point was to remind America that al-Qaeda is out there and wanting to attack. "Al Qaida remains determined to attack America again.