The vendetta against him and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling reflects an antidemocratic goal: the uninformed consent of the governed.
The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.
According to a recently declassified Justice Department white paper, the president can serve as judge, jury and executioner.
Thanks to the militarization and expansion of the “border” region, 197 million Americans now live within the jurisdiction of US Customs and Border Patrol.
Clinton is using Edward Snowden as a punching bag to shore up her hawkish bona fides.
In ruling that police may not search cellphones without a warrant, the Court brought the Fourth Amendment into the twenty-first century.
But will they apply the same logic to the NSA’s massive surveillance dragnet?
Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.
Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.
“The first principle of any American intelligence official is not an oath to secrecy but a duty to the public, a commitment to speak truth to power.”