‘Special Powers’ Allows for Trampling on Women’s and Civil Rights

Before the sequestered budget cuts redirected attention to our elected officials’ inability to work towards a goal beneficial to most Americans, the news cycle contained stories about other items of importance, such as foreign policy and even issues such as the right to privacy. Many of these issues have something in common: the potential for governmental overreach of its authority.… [Read more]

Losing Liberty: The ‘Obama Doctrine’ Is A Poor Answer to the Jihadist Threat

Anwar Al-Awlaqi was a barbarian. There is no doubt about that. He ascribed to a hateful, militant Qutbist ideology that regarded non-Muslims, women, and all who did not hold similar extreme views as expendable, subhuman pawns. Awlaqi had no qualms about mujahedeen killing civilians, be they men, women, or children. And there is ample evidence to show involvement, at various levels, with the Fort Hood shooting and the “Underwear Bomber.” In addition, he demanded the death of various “infidels,” such as Molly Norris, through his online sermons.… [Read more]