Brandeis University dishonors its name

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, I have reported on many cases of college and university administrators infected with "political correctness," punishing students and faculty members for allegedly prejudicial and otherwise "offensive" more…

Abortion wars crescendo

by Nat Hentoff -- Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is a pro-lifer and a loyal Democrat. He assures us that Barack Obama – his caring, charismatic leader – will find "common ground" on more…

The Democrats and abortion

by Nat Hentoff -- In June, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals declared constitutional an amendment to South Dakota's "Women's Right to Know Law" that now requires a woman wanting an abortion more…

Will Biden be more than a hit man?

by Nat Hentoff -- When Joe Biden was campaigning to be the Democratic presidential candidate, he was the only one in either party who forcefully and consistently wielded the Constitution like a more…

Bush's legacy of domestic spying

by Nat Hentoff -- In his last months, the president is working to ensure that his successor, whomever that may be, will have the greatly expanded power of the executive branch (unprecedented more…

End of 'the torture presidency' in sight

by Nat Hentoff -- During the extensive coverage of the Bush administration's basic defeat in the so-called war crimes trial of Salim Hamdan, Attorney General Michael Mukasey was spared any mention of more…

A military jury rejects Bush's rule of law

by Nat Hentoff -- When U.S. District Judge James Robertson cleared the way for the Guantanamo Bay trial by a military commission of Salim Ahmed Hamdan – the first American war-crimes trial more…

McCain's excellent British import

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, one of C-Span's most riveting regular programs has been "Prime Minister's Questions," during which the head of the reigning political party faces criticisms of his government's more…

Obama, China and the Olympics

by Nat Hentoff -- As America and the rest of the world watch the Summer Olympics in Beijing, there will be expensive commercial messages from a record 63 sponsors or partners of more…

The man of the century, so far

by Nat Hentoff -- With the United Nations continually and abysmally failing to stop monstrous heads of state around the world from committing atrocities against their own people, at least one man more…