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Obama's Second Term Feels Like Bush's Fourth

Michael Shammas | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Obama's slogans -- "change we can believe in" and so on -- sound like empty promises. His lofty rhetoric and certainly his Nobel Peace Prize are insults to educated people everywhere.

We the Sheeple

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Michael Shammas

The government is not above the people, but below it. "We the people" created this government; when it encroaches on our freedoms, it is our constitutional right and duty to encroach on its freedoms.

Obama Continues Controversial Bush Policies

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama presides over a national security apparatus that in many ways still resembles the one ...

An Implausible Inauguration Speech

Shahid Buttar | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Rhetoric is no substitute for reality, and given the president's unfortunate extension of the Bush-Cheney assault on civil liberties, his administration deserves criticism.

Critics Say Obama Policies Would Have Provoked Backlash Under Bush

Politico | Josh Gerstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has forged a surprising consensus on opposite ends of the political spectrum: They wonder how on earth he gets away with it....

Spain Investigates What America Should

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marjorie Cohn

It is the responsibility of the United States to investigate allegations of torture. The use of torture should be purged from our system, much like we eradicated slavery.