Obama warmly legitimizes Cuban dictatorship

by Nat Hentoff -- I have long been reporting on Castro-ruled Cuba and, indeed, was there not long after Fidel Castro had taken over the country. What became clear, as the number more…

Try CIA torturers and their government authorizers

by Nat Hentoff -- With the Senate Intelligence Committee's patriotic report on the CIA's years of torture after 9/11, a surprisingly disappointing reaction came from Rand Paul, most likely running as the more…

Rand Paul's constitutional consistency

by Nat Hentoff -- Increasingly, it seems more Americans are becoming less influenced by their political parties when casting their votes, as Republican Rand Paul is finding out. Writer and "liberal Democrat" more…

The uniquely widespread campaign of Rand Paul

by Nat Hentoff -- Bringing blacks, Jews and the Constitution back into the Republican Party, Rand Paul is intently looking ahead to the 2016 presidential election, reports Mike Allen in Politico: "Coming more…

Not only did Obama lose, but so did abortion

by Nat Hentoff -- In addition to rescuing the Constitution from Barack Obama, there was another vitally essential issue addressed in the midterm elections. Last week, Carol Tobias, National Right to Life more…

The continuing collapse of the 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- This nation's leading rescuer of the First Amendment arguing before the Supreme Court, attorney Floyd Abrams, now warns of another rising danger. Speaking on Oct. 23 at the more…

Hold cops accountable for botched raids

by Nat Hentoff -- Oftentimes I ask, "Is this still America?" when I read such horrifying accounts as this one from Alecia Phonesavanh, a mother in Cornelia, Georgia, whose temporary residence was more…

Teach students Americanism

by Nat Hentoff -- I've been reporting on educational developments for more than 65 years, but very seldom have I been as heartened by a discovery as in a September Cleveland Plain more…

Rand Paul vs. Obama's ISIS war

by Nat Hentoff -- On Sept. 18, Rand Paul's foreign policy address to the Senate ended with: "ISIS is now a threat. Let's get on with destroying them" ("Remarks Prepared for Delivery: more…