Foreign Policy

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been monitoring the telephone and Internet records of Americans. Which means "The right of [millions of people] to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects has been violated, and will continue to be violated, without probable cause or any reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.

But have no fear. Hugh Hewitt and other "conservatives" have come to the NSA's rescue. "Wait a minute, we are in a war," they say.

What happened on 9/11? How do we know what happened? How did the government report and explain 9/11? ...

Former chief counter-terrorism adviser on the National Security Council, Richard Clarke, says the CIA may have tried to ...

Of course, Pope Benedict XVI doesn't hate us, not for any reason at all. The title of the post is just a little hyperbole to get your attention.

Would the Prince of Peace approve of the wars that America is currently fighting? Are these wars justified based on our Christian heritage and faith? Or is Christianity something we shouldn't be "ideological" about, after all, it's neither "rational" nor "practical?"

Applying the lessons of Christian Just War Doctrine, the leader the Roman Catholic Church looks at our current wars and provides us with answers, starting with Pope John Paul II.

It's amazing how much coverage there is of Osama bin Laden's death in spite of so little information ...

"In my opinion, there's no--there's no end served by releasing the picture of someone who has been killed. ...

Dead men don't talk, so if Osama bin Laden is now dead, or already has been dead, ...

Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, is dead....

Miss USA 2003, Susie Castillo, received an "enhanced pat-down" from Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the Dallas ...

The Caliphate is coming! The Caliphate is coming! Or so we're supposed to believe ...

Government, always and everywhere, ...

Iraq War For Oil

2011-04-19

When conservative icon Russell ...

The question of whether or not the president has the power to make war is a controversy only ...

U.S. President Barack Obama, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, has launched another war in the Middle East ...

Raymond Davis, a member of a security team assigned to protect CIA operatives in Lahore, fatally shot two ...

People are already talking about the 2012 elections. Will Obama win? Will the Republicans win? I have ...

Contrary to all the rhetoric about how "we" are fighting radical Islamist terrorists, the truth is that our ...

The United States Constitution does not provide government the power to send American taxpayer dollars overseas as ...

At a mere cost of 4,287 American lives (so much for being "pro-life," eh?), another 30,182 Americans wounded, and more than 3 trillion American taxpayer dollars lost, what exactly, hath the neoconservative Iraq "War for Utopia" wrought?

They may love beating the drums of fear in regard to those long-bearded Muslims living in caves (on the other side of the globe), but their policy results tell a completely different tale. Iraq, after all — in the neocon hate merchant's own words — "has instituted an Islamic Republic." Go ahead, read that again. I'll wait.

Russell Kirk, a genuine American conservative, had more wisdom in a given brain cell than the entire neocon ...