2nd American Revolution is here

by Nat Hentoff -- The Declaration of Independence pledges Americans' "unalienable Rights" through Governments "deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. ... "Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive more…

Will Congress rescue disappearing Constitution?

by Nat Hentoff -- At long last, enough members of Congress have rediscovered their primary reason for being there at this defining time in U.S. history – to rescue the disappearing Constitution. more…

What are the bounds of Obama's spying?

by Nat Hentoff -- No citizen is immune to the ceaseless dragnet surveillance by Barack Obama's administration. Among the revelations of the president's boundless surveillance, which also includes reporters' phone records, is more…

Odds changing: Our freedoms can survive Obama

by Nat Hentoff -- From back in our history, Ronald Reagan gave a very apposite warning to those of us insistent on protecting our self-governing republic: "Freedom is never more than one more…

Is Big Brother Barack having his way with us?

by Nat Hentoff -- Recently, this urgent headline from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading organization defending our rights – specifically in the digital world – caught my attention: "In Response to more…

Obama's snooping -- this is America?

by Nat Hentoff -- My Jewish parents had changed their lives – inner and outer – by coming to America. When their son was old enough to go to school, they were more…

Impeachment hearings? Bring 'em on

by Nat Hentoff -- In 1798, only seven years after the First Amendment was ratified as part of the Constitution, President John Adams undermined the First Amendment by pushing the Alien and more…

Why Obama is silent on killed babies

by Nat Hentoff -- After reading ghastly headlines about recently convicted Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, such as "Gosnell Jury Hears About Baby Surviving Abortion in Toilet" (Steven Ertelt, lifenews.com, May 9), more…

At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?

by Nat Hentoff -- Thirty or so years ago, I reported from a New York state prison for juvenile delinquents as part of a national story on how American teenagers were being more…