Obama's in love with drones

by Nat Hentoff -- When I broke into news reporting during the 1950s, the advice from veteran journalists was: "Kid, if a story is important, stay with it, even if few other more…

Drones in U.S. skies – to keep eye on us?

by Nat Hentoff -- In May of last year, David Kilcullen, a counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus from 2006 to 2008, co-authored a strategic analysis ("Death From Above, Outrage Down Below," more…

Obama: A global menace

by Nat Hentoff -- When the Obama administration officially declared that an American citizen – Anwar al-Awlaki, a radically influential global preacher of murderous jihad – is on a targeted list to more…

ACLU suspends part of 1st Amendment!

by Nat Hentoff -- Ten years ago, the Supreme Court created a national furor in Boy Scouts of America vs. James Dale when it reversed a New Jersey Supreme Court decision that more…

Supremes in contempt of 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- I have read scores of Supreme Court decisions, but rarely has there been so broadly vague and amateurishly twisted a rationale as in Chief Justice John Roberts' majority more…

TV's resounding voice of the Constitution

by Nat Hentoff -- In all of television (broadcast and cable), print and the Internet, only one regular reporter/historian focuses regularly on the Constitution – its health and our history of trying more…

The Obamacare-is-good-for-you blitz

by Nat Hentoff -- Alarmed by the continuing angry and fearful distrust of Obamacare by more than half the electorate (rasmussenreports.com, June 7), the president has assembled a team of loyalists, including more…

Health-care rationing Obama believes in

by Nat Hentoff -- As a reporter, I do not use euphemisms – such as calling murderous terrorists "militants" or "activists." And as an American, I can exercise my First Amendment right more…

Indicting the 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- This is a story that should be a warning to Americans, regardless of political party, because it dramatically illustrates what pre-eminent civil-liberties attorney Harvey Silverglate documents in his more…