News and Features
"Islamo-fascism" looks like an analytic term, but it's really an emotional one, intended to get us to think less and fear more.
The easy invocation of "terrorism"--whether by pundits or political leaders--is not just sloppy use of language. It is precisely targeted phrasing intended to terrorize dissent.
The US "war on terror" now extends to an unlikely frontier in Paraguay,
where farmers are caught in the crossfire and human rights groups are
skeptical of the threat posed by Islamic terrorists.
Civil libertarians were stunned last week when the Senate approved a
measure that would allow government officials to essentially bypass the
courts and lock up people suspected of terrorism without trial. Will
cooler heads prevail?
A midsummer nightmare of the shiny-eyed zealots who would protect us from terror. Plus, summer reading for the President.
The true and patriotic purpose of presidential loafing revealed.
More evidence that President Bush is losing the "war on terror."
The London bombings are another reminder that Bush's invasion of Iraq was a counterproductive response to 9/11.
Government employees should never have to choose between
their conscience and their career.
The Bush Administration respects Amnesty International only when doing so suits its political agenda.