Senate hearing for killer-drones master

by Nat Hentoff -- After 25 influential years in the CIA, chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan is currently in charge of Barack Obama's increasing drone-plane assassinations of terrorism suspects, all of which more…

Obama & Brennan's lawlessness

by Nat Hentoff -- I understand why President Obama has full confidence in John Brennan, whom he has now nominated to head the CIA. Brennan's record of lawlessness, starting when he became more…

Our doctors are losing their independence

by Nat Hentoff -- Recently, as usual, I was anticipating an appointment with one of my favorite doctors. Unlike some of my past physicians, he doesn't rush through a session. He listens more…

Obama: No tears for kids he has drone-killed

by Nat Hentoff -- After Barack Obama joined the rest of us in mourning the slaughter of innocent children in Newtown, Conn., Sanford Berman, a Minnesota civil-liberties activist, wrote me: "Obama's tears more…

CIA to be accountable for torture?

by Nat Hentoff -- At long last, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved on Dec. 13, after three and a half years of research, its "Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and more…

This senator a stubborn constitutionalist

by Nat Hentoff -- In my more than 60 years of reporting on Congress, I have always focused on truly independent members who, regardless of party, are faithful to the Constitution. For more…

A new generation of constitutionalists

by Nat Hentoff -- As a climax to the discovery I've been reporting that the ever-growing number of American public school students actively immersed in the Constitution will help lead the way more…

How 'civic skills' can save the republic

by Nat Hentoff -- In 2009, Sandra Day O'Connor received from Barack Obama the Presidential Medal of Freedom, traditionally the highest civilian award in this nation. The first woman on the United more…

Pushing the Constitution back into our lives

by Nat Hentoff -- My spirits were temporarily lifted when, last week, the Washington, D.C.-based Daily Caller website reported "more than 675,000 digital signatures appeared on 69 separate secession petitions covering all more…

Obama win is Constitution's loss

by Nat Hentoff -- On Sept. 12, 2001, President George W. Bush assured us: "We will not allow this enemy to win the war by changing our way of life or restricting more…