Michelle Malkin is wrong

by Nat Hentoff -- The national, sharply discordant aftermath of NPR's firing of Juan Williams continues with the possibility it may lead Congress to cut government funding of not only National Public more…

NPR was wrong – but don't cut their funding

by Nat Hentoff -- As a regular listener to National Public Radio for decades – and having occasionally been interviewed on its programs – I was stunned when NPR's top brass summarily more…

How terrorists have lessened our Americanism

by Nat Hentoff -- As I expected, there has been bitter opposition across party lines to U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan's historic refusal to admit testimony against a prisoner, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, more…

The judge who saved the Constitution

by Nat Hentoff -- U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan – the judge in the first trial in a federal civilian court of Guantanamo Bay prisoner Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (charged with grave acts more…

Obama's euthanizing of 4th Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- Before his forced resignation, President Richard Nixon declared, "When the president does it, that means it is not illegal." Our current chief executive, however, speaking this year at more…

A new look at student 'diversity'

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, there has been an insistent demand for "diversity" – equal access by race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, etc. – in education, employment, health care and other more…

Vote for your life!

by Nat Hentoff -- On Sept. 9, autocratic Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretary, wrote a threatening letter to the national office of America's Health Insurance Plans. Charging more…

With presidential drones, who needs judges?

by Nat Hentoff -- President Barack Obama, CIA Director Leon Panetta and Defense Secretary Robert Gates are now defendants in a historic lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Washington, by the American more…

What Imam Rauf has unleashed

by Nat Hentoff -- Shortly before returning to the U.S. after his State Department Mideast tour, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said in Abu Dhabi that the viral furor over his insistence on more…

What hath Imam Rauf wrought?

by Nat Hentoff -- The source of the firestorm over the mosque at Ground Zero, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, could have located his mosque in New York anywhere he liked if he more…