The Los Angeles Times ran my op-ed today on the array of wacko definitions of suspected terrorists that the Bush administration has devised since 9/11. Here are some outtakes of the piece: PRESIDENT BUSH and Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales insist that the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping of American citizens is a necessary “terrorist surveillance […]
The February 13 issue of Newsweek reveals that President Bush is entitled to order killings here in the United States, the same as he has been doing around the globe for the last few years. Newsweek notes that, “Steven Bradbury, acting head of the Justice department’s Office of Legal Counsel [the office which in 2002 […]
Aaron Zelman of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership interviewed me last week on Attention Deficit Democracy. His thoughtful questions kept things rattling right along. He has now posted both the audio and a transcript of the interview at JPFO’s website. Aaron, who does excellent work alerting Americans to the importance of the Bill […]
Any time a Washington politician starts out by announcing that he is “humbled,” hip boots become mandatory attire for listeners. To hear Bush invoke the Rule of Law is like hearing Stalin talk of his devotion for peace. Bush talked of his friendship for the Iranian people. This will likely sharply boost the number of Iranians […]
Jeff Schechtman of KVON public radio (Napa Valley/northern Bay area) interviewed me this morning; the tape will broadcast around 10 a.m. Pacific time. Unfortunately, there is no “Listen Live” link.
The audio tape of Jan Mickleson’s interview on WHO this morning is now online at http://www.whoradio.com/cc-common/podcast.html (It is a long download – the entire 3 hour show in one file – so only those with high-speed lines might want to consider it). I was flattered to hear how Jan much liked my new book compared […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted my essay today on “The Farcical Definition at the Heart of the War on Terrorism.” Here is how the piece wraps up: The United States has long insisted that government agents cannot be terrorists. The FBI defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or […]