Welcome to the circus trial of “Lady al-Qaeda” Aafia Siddiqui.
With only a cursory mention of the war on terror, three things were conspicuous by their absence in last night’s State of the Union speech: Gitmo, Miranda, and the New York terror trials.
On January 22, 2009, just two days after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama issued an [...]
Before and since Scott Brown locked up his Senate victory in Massachusetts, Democrats have tried to portray him as an economically illiterate radical.Senator Charles Schumer of New York distributed a fundraising appeal that called Brown a “far-right tea bagger,” an accusation that rose to a chorus after his election. Among serious followers of policy, it [...]
Bill O’Reilly correctly observed last night that the Sunday morning news show hosts on the broadcast networks are letting down their viewers by not challenging the Obama mouthpieces enough in their interviews.
Case-in-point was David Gregory’s interview of Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement, on “Meet The Press” this [...]
A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread [...]
The separate reality of radicals, which made them unable to comprehend the consequences of their own actions was made vivid for me in a New York Times story I read later about the parole appeal of Evans’ third political prisoner Kathy Boudin. The Times had run a series of stories on Boudin, with the reporter [...]