Understanding the Real Meaning of 9/11

August 30th, 2011

By Seth Forman Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic has a wonderful piece on “The Real Meaning of 9/11.” As he should, Goldberg places the “meaning” at the feet of Islamist hatred. He skewers the intellectuals who defend them and build a scaffold of ideology to excuse this murderous horde. But, as any well-intentioned centrist, he […]


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Holder Holds On to Closing Gitmo

May 9th, 2011

By Dan Miller Speaking with one of our great allies, France, Attorney General Holder pledged to close Gitmo, someday. On an official visit to Paris, Holder stressed what he called unprecedented intelligence-sharing ties between France and the United States against a united enemy, al Qaeda, that he said still held the two countries and its […]


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Rush Limbaugh on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

May 4th, 2011

By Tom Carter I listen to Rush Limbaugh now and then, just as I sample the likes of Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow.  It’s interesting to hear what they have to say, given that they and talkers like them reflect — or guide — political thinking on the left and right.  For that reason, I […]


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Thank God for Obama’s Broken Promises

May 3rd, 2011

By Seth Forman After campaigning for years on closing Guantanamo Bay military prison and secret overseas CIA prisons, and actually signing an order to do so in 2009, Obama abruptly reversed himself in March, 2011. Good thing, too. Follow the sequence of events. Barack Obama, August 2007, Salon.com: As President, I will close Guantanamo, reject […]


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Lawyers and Terrorists

March 15th, 2010

By Tom Carter Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has been creating a lot of heat lately by loudly criticizing the Justice Department for hiring attorneys who formerly represented terrorist clients at Guantanamo. Cheney is wrong.  Under our system of justice, every defendant is entitled to be represented by an attorney.  […]


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