It sounded like a panel of Federal Appeals Court judges drilled lawyers with a barrage of questions yesterday during a hearing of oral arguments in the high-profile lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.
Of course, that's a bit tough to confirm c ... More >>
The Obama administration's efforts to enshrine sweeping 9/11-era rollbacks of civil liberties and constitutional rights as federal law hit a serious roadblock yesterday, as a federal judge struck down clauses of the National Defense Authorization Act as unconstitutional.
The offending section of th ... More >>
The question being argued in federal court in Lower Manhattan yesterday boiled down to this: Is a law authorizing the indefinite military detention of American citizens with only the barest recourse to civil courts constitutional?
The lawsuit against the Obama administration was filed in January by ... More >>
Legendary linguist, philosopher and far-left activist Noam Chomsky chimed in over the weekend on the death of Osama Bin Laden, offering a counter-intuitive, sometimes thoughtful, if incendiary, critique of American foreign policy, perhaps more controversial if it wasn't exactly what anyone wh ... More >>
Sunday's New York Times includes a somewhat original, overlooked take on the most infamous terrorist in the world, the still-not-caught Osama bin Laden, who released two new audio recordings over the weekend. The article, instead of the standard "Where's Waldo?", focuses on bin Laden's "wide- ... More >>
Fox News decided to publish an editorial on "hipsters" or what they think they know "hipsters" are, entitled, "The Trouble With Hipsters," written by a Hopefully you've landed here and will not read the actual article. That said, given that Fox News's broad outlook still sees President Obama ... More >>
Lefty legend and distinguished linguist Professor Noam Chomsky was denied entry from Jordan into Israel, where he was scheduled to give a speech at Bir Zeit University outside of Jerusalem, Haaretz is reporting.
Chomsky was told by an inspector that the reasoning for the denial would be sen ... More >>
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January 18, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 14
Viet Critics: They Put Themselves on the Line
by Sally Kempton
Last Sunday night at Town Hall more than 500 people put themselves on the line in active support of draft resistance. They were members ... More >>