The Constitution needs your help

by Nat Hentoff -- Dick Armey, former House majority leader, is a conservative libertarian who has become an adviser and occasional organizer for the tea partiers. They have no maximum leader, but more…

Real death panels coming our way

by Nat Hentoff -- Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize winner in economics and an influential New York Times columnist, also has a blog, "The Conscience of a Liberal." On ABC's "This Week" (Nov. more…

The sickly state of the 1st Amendment

by Nat Hentoff -- The premier historian of the Bill of Rights, professor Leonard Levy, explained why our Constitution was not fully operative until the first 10 amendments became part of it: more…

Will GOP bring us back self-directed health care?

by Nat Hentoff -- The progressive fracturing of President Obama's credibility in the midterm election results was caused primarily by the grim economy and also by the widespread fear of Obamacare – more…

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…