The drug war has been waged not only on traffickers and users but on liberty and equality.
The Internet is critically vulnerable to capricious government shutdown.
The proposed cultural center in lower Manhattan has become the latest target of the right's all-out attack on the First Amendment.
Senator Lindsey Graham is the latest to join the assault on birthright citizenship, announcing that he may introduce a constitutional amendment banning automatic citizenship to the children of immigrants who "come here to drop a child." But his argument rests on a total fallacy.
Sure, some Americans use their flag in poor taste. But should they be prevented from doing so?
The attempted Times Square bombing is a reminder that the defense budgets for high-tech warfare are beside the point in countering terrorists who turn firecrackers into bombs.
Legal experts say constitutional challenges to the healthcare reform legislation don't have a leg to stand on. But as politics, these suits could be a roaring success.
The Obama administration's decision to authorize the assassination of a US citizen has been met with silence from most Democrats.