Why are so many in Washington—even supposed conservatives—so eager to defend our powerful and unelected intelligence agencies?
It’s reasonable to assume that much of the new information in the New York Times report relates to leakers’ fears about information that will be coming out in the inspector general report.
In spite of negative reviews from outlets such as the New Republic and The Ringer, this is an astoundingly adult and sympathetic attempt at telling the Waco slaughter story right.
There is no bigger prize for authoritarians in a free nation than to take over the institutions focused on national security, because these gather sensitive data on people and organizations.
Despite concluding a crime was committed during the use of state resources to target Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Justice Department recommends no criminal charges.
All of the members of Congress elected before men walked on the moon were defeated years ago or had the good sense to retire already. All but John Conyers.
Improvements like body cameras and independent police auditors are steps in the right direction, but none of those reforms gets at the source of the problem, which is our criminal traffic laws.
Obama ‘abus[ed] the Department of Justice to bankrupt, harass, and punish many of Obama’s political opponents,’ says target Steve Stockman. These abuses rival the Wisconsin John Doe dragnet.
Would a Trump victory give us breathing room and allow Americans the chance to reassess our trajectory? At least with Trump, it’s an open question. We know what Hillary will do.
In picking between the interests of the United States and the convenience of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Hillary chose Hillary. If elected, she will do it again.
Progressivism has become the gift that keeps on giving. But so long as our culture is dominated by Gnosticism, we will always be slouching toward collectivist ideology.
How can both the Left and the Right claim ‘The Hunger Games’ movies as their own?
Concerns about are using moral clarity as a pretext for unwarranted aggression are often misused, not for prudent self-examination, but for moral paralysis.
Escaping the pink police state requires us to set aside fears that we cannot change and once again speak with each other, face to face.
It doesn’t matter if you’re Dick Nixon, Chris Christie or head of the condo association, there’s something about authority that turns us into petty tyrants.
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