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The Hawk Eye, Burlington, IowaPlainly put, Frank Statler doesn't want the roving mechanical eyes of airborne killer-robots watching his every move from the sky. Worried about the potential abuse of drones as a means to spy and lethally act against American citizens, the Burlington...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration to spell out its justification for using drones for targeted killings amid growing concerns about unchecked powers of the presidency and Americans'...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Pakistan, Yemen, Ted Cruz, John O. Brennan
A terrorist attack is like a national Rorschach test. Everybody sees in it what they want — usually something that proves a point they've been making all along. Even before the Tsarnaev brothers were identified as the perpetrators of the Boston...
Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian? Could Obama, beloved of the American Civil Liberties Union, be guilty of harboring thoughts of calling down a fatal drone attack on an American...
Jonah GoldbergIs the Iraq war to blame for the mess we are in? Now, I should qualify that question by explaining "mess" and "we." By "mess," I mean the dawn of Barack Obama's second term, the predictably catastrophic rollout of Obamacare, the exploding debt and...
Tags: John Kerry, Elections, Armed Conflicts, Joe Biden, Iraq
Over the last 40 years, I've been involved in a lot of political battles for a lot of different causes: workers' rights, women's rights, gay rights, environmental protection, anti-war, anti-nuclear power, anti-urban sprawl, animal rights, gun control,...
— In choice of both topic and foil, Rand Paul's now legendary Senate filibuster was a stroke of political genius. The topic was, ostensibly, very narrow: Does the president have the constitutional authority to put a drone-launched Hellfire missile...
If you took Sen. Rand Paul duck hunting, he'd probably shoot the decoy. That's the impression the first-term Kentucky Republican gave when he took the floor of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday for a 13-hour rambling real-life imitation of Jimmy Stewart's...
A famous book on negotiation is called "Getting to Yes." Sometimes, though, the better achievement is arriving at "no." That's what Eric Holder and Rand Paul did the other day. It came in a letter from the attorney general to the Republican senator from...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Pakistan, Justice System, Yemen
On March 7, after nearly 13 hours, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ended his historic filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director. The filibuster didn't stop there though, Paul also went on to criticize President Obama's and Attorney...
WASHINGTON -- Because of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation's governance and consciousness, we are never not preoccupied with presidential campaigning. The Constitution's Framers would be appalled. The nation reveres...
The Hartford CourantBecause of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation's governance and consciousness, we are never not preoccupied with presidential campaigning. The Constitution's Framers would be appalled. The nation reveres the Framers,...
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
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Mar 25, 2013 |Story| Daily American
Mar 25, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Mar 24, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
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