The United States Constitution is the charter document of democracy in America. It is what makes us who we are, and we go outside the boundaries of that charter at our peril.
When spending $3 trillion dollars, invading two Muslim countries and imprisoning kidnapped innocents in black sites isn't enough, what can the Liebermans, McCains, Giulianis and Pete Kings say?
The consequences of not reading rights to terrorist suspects that we later want to prosecute are now on display at the military commissions in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. And it's not looking good for the government.
While some Republican politicians attempted to turn the Shahzad chase and investigation into an occasion for attacking civil liberties, it is clear that it moved forward in an extremely effective and expeditious manner.
United States action on global warming is long overdue. But energy industry lobbyists and their Senate allies have thwarted the best efforts of three ...
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With Crist still in the Senate race as an independent candidate come election day, nothing will stop Marco Rubio from taking over.
Senator Kerry and Senator Lieberman are telling everybody who has a microphone that their climate bill isn't dead. But their aggressive reassurances are misplaced energy.
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Senator Graham has threatened to pull his support for the bipartisan climate bill due to his frustration over immigration reform taking priority on the Senate calendar.
I was saddened to hear the details of the climate bill soon to be released by Senators Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman. This bill could be a step backwards unless the Senators fix key provisions in the upcoming weeks.
The latest disappointing news is that Kerry plans to drop the tax on transportation fuels.
In principle, a new federal climate change policy could allow states to opt out if they implement a program at least as stringent. But why should states want to opt out?
The Senate has an opportunity to ensure that U.S. troops in Afghanistan -- already contending with heroin-financed Taliban attacks -- don't have to also worry about illegal logging as well.
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When it comes to stabilizing the Earth's climate, half-measures that please the oil industry won't cut it. With time running out before we hit disastrous tipping points, we may only get one crack at a solution.