By Gene Healey | 07/11/13 09:10 PM
One of former Vice President Dick Cheney's erstwhile fly-fishing buddies, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., told the press last week about his recent phone conversation with Cheney's eldest daughter, Liz. "She called me and said that she's looking at it" -- that is, running in 2014 for the Senate seat...
By Gene Healy | 07/01/13 02:50 PM
If you're outraged by the IRS' invasive questioning and harassment of Tea Party groups, why wouldn't you be worried about the NSA, too?
By Gene Healey | 06/24/13 03:10 PM
I promised myself to stay away from Orwell metaphors for the duration of the latest surveillance-state controversy. But the punditocracy's recent "two-minutes hate" against National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has me backsliding already. Judging by the vicious -- and...
06/17/13 06:55 PM
The American people, chastened by the long Iraq entanglement, oppose another intervention, but the lesson has been lost of the leadership class A "red line" has been crossed, deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told the media last week: U.S. intelligence has determined with "high...
By Gene Healy | 06/10/13 04:15 PM
As a Senate candidate in 2003, Barack Obama called the PATRIOT Act "shoddy and dangerous." Once safely in power, Obama started demonstrating his remarkable capacity for "growing in office" -- expanding federal powers while piously moralizing about their potential abuse. As a senator, he voted...
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