Welcome to the president's private dungeon

by Nat Hentoff -- A major part of a presidential press secretary's job is to cover up his boss' violations of our rule of constitutional law by denying they happened. Yet, on more…

Obama's bull's-eye on U.S. citizens

by Nat Hentoff -- On its way to the Supreme Court is the first-ever ruling on whether a president – without ever going to a judge – can order the assassination of more…

Life in prison without a judge

by Nat Hentoff -- In presiding over the first trial in a civilian federal court of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Judge Lewis Kaplan insisted on staying within our rule of law, angering more…

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…