What happens when the United States government participates meaningfully in toppling foreign governments in the name of spreading democracy? That behavior usually results in...
Investigative reporters at The New York Times recently discovered that the NSA has been listening to the telephone conversations between lawyers at a highly regarded Chicago...
The political philosopher Edmund Burke once remarked that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good folks to do nothing.
Last week, a little noticed clash took place on Capitol Hill involving the fundamental values underlying the First Amendment.
President Obama has made it clear how he plans to run the executive branch of the federal government in the next three years: with a pen and a phone.
When President Obama chose a Friday before a three-day holiday weekend to address a matter as profound as the NSA spying scandal, I suspected he would raise issues that he...
Today, the free exercise of religion is under attack by the government.
Happy New Year. Just when you thought the NSA spying scandal couldn’t get any worse, it has.
“Almost Orwellian” -- that’s the description a federal judge gave earlier this week to the massive spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) on virtually all 380 million...