If Newt, Sarah and Glenn were truly so driven to maintain the sacred purity of American "hallowed ground," they can start by campaigning for the removal of the General Robert E. Lee statue of Gettysburg.
A judge found that a young man from Yemen, seized at the age of 17, has been imprisoned in the United States detention center in Cuba for the past eight years without cause. Sadly, such opinions are now common.
If efficient justice was even part of the goal at Guantanamo Bay, the case of Noor Muhammed, who appeared for a hearing in the military commission today, is a great example of just how spectacularly the government has failed.
If our political leaders and our government had taken warnings seriously and had their hair on fire sufficiently to stand up all agencies on high alert, the 9/11 airplane highjackers could have been stopped.
On Friday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the investigation into the Justice Department memos that authorized the torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the Bush administration.
The overwhelming majority of actual military leaders, with hundreds of years of military experience behind them, all disagree with Lindsey Graham over advocating military trials for all suspected terrorists.
We have crossed over to the dark side when political posturing is more important than solutions to our problems. The end results can not be positive if the truth is cast aside in favor of fearmongering.