Go ahead, Pelosi – make my day!

by Nat Hentoff -- Note: This is the first in a series of columns on the controversy over the planned mosque near Ground Zero. The angry national debate over Imam Feisal Abdul more…

Tea partiers: Defend our digital privacy

by Nat Hentoff -- The American Civil Liberties Union has been persistently diligent – and accurate – in alerting us to the ever-increasing government invasion of our privacy. As the ACLU reported more…

J. Edgar Hoover Obama

by Nat Hentoff -- Many Americans may not remember, if they ever knew, that toward the end of the Bush administration, FBI Director Robert Mueller and then–Attorney General Michael Mukasey so greatly more…

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…