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Reagan Would Be 102 -- and Against Obama's Drone Policy

Will Bunch | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Will Bunch

Reagan, indefatigable Cold Warrior and conservative advocate for American strength, did not believe in torture, rendition, military tribunals, or in military strikes with a high risk of killing innocent civilians.

A Fine Precedent for Obama Military Commissions

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

The military commissions are about war crimes and for the enemy to aid the enemy is not a war crime.

A Reagan Litmus Test for 2012 GOP Hopefuls

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

I think we can agree in our muddled political environment of 2011 that any candidate who could answer "yes" to all 10 of the following questions would make America a much better place than it's become in recent years.

Sam Stein

9/11 Mother Demands Obama Try Terrorist Plotters In Civilian Court (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of more than 200 family members of 9/11 victims has released an emotional new web video imploring the Obama administration to remain true to i...

Wolf Blitzer Apologizes For 'Dept. of Jihad' Text On CNN

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Wolf Blitzer has apologized for using chyron text that seemed to question the loyalties of the Department of Justice. On Thursday, CNN broadca...

Tearing Down the Reagan Myth: Now More Than Ever

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Will Bunch

Progressives can't win their case in 2010 with a direct assault on Reagan. But they don't have to. Here are three ways that progressives can take back the political debate by turning the Reagan legacy on its head.

Ridge: Terror Suspect Doesn't Deserve Constitution's 'Full Range Of Protections'

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The man who allegedly lit an explosive on board a U.S.-bound international flight deserves none of the constitutional protections afforded American ci...