The Times Square bomber and Obama's drones

by Nat Hentoff -- The Pakistan-born failed Times Square mass murderer – Faisal Shahzad – had become so Americanized during his 12 years in this country that, on being removed from his more…

Black parents 'have to save your own children'

by Nat Hentoff -- While the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the teachers union, is greatly alarmed that a black state senate candidate for governor – Anthony Williams – in the May 18 more…

Teachers' union vs. black school-choice candidate

by Nat Hentoff -- A May 18 Pennsylvania Democratic primary for governor could change the national debate on parental school choice. A singularly independent black candidate, state Sen. Anthony Williams, is focusing more…

What if the enemy uses drone killers on us?

by Nat Hentoff -- In the liberal British newspaper the Guardian, available online worldwide, "The 'Obama doctrine': kill, don't detain" (April 11), Asim Qureshi reports "a completely new trend has emerged that, more…

Obama's favorite weapons

by Nat Hentoff -- With President's Obama's firm approval, CIA pilotless Predator and Reaper drone planes – firing Hellfire missiles – are killing actual and suspected high-level terrorists. As Jane Perlez reports more…

Roberts Court condones censorship of religion

by Nat Hentoff -- Like Jefferson and Madison, I strongly believe in separation of church and state. And if a principal were to mandate school-directed prayer in classrooms, then that would be more…

McCain and Lieberman channeling Cheney

by Nat Hentoff -- Last Dec. 18, a New York Times editorial grimly prophesied that President Obama, "like George W. Bush, will decree that the entire planet is a battlefield and anyone more…

Was Donald Rumsfeld a torturer?

by Nat Hentoff -- Despite the repeated calls for an independent bipartisan investigation of those at the highest level of our government responsible for authorizing the torture policy that provided al-Qaida with more…

Bring SCOTUS to TV!

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, Tony Mauro of Legal Times and I have been unsuccessfully trying to convince the Supreme Court to let America see, on television, these justices at work, more…