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The Digital Dog Ate Our Civil-Liberties Homework: 'It's Just the Way It Is'

Norman Solomon | Posted 11.09.2015 | Media
Norman Solomon

Of all the excuses ladled out for the Obama administration's shredding of the Fourth Amendment while assaulting press freedom and prosecuting "national security" whistleblowers, none is more pernicious than the claim that technology is responsible.

The GOP and Presidential Power

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

As we begin the countdown to the November elections, let's appreciate how much American governance has become a debate over presidential power -- from health care, to the economy, to foreign policy.

Inside The Secret Memo On Killing al-Awlaki

New York Times | Charlie Savage | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric h...