February 2012

  • The Greatest Threat to Our Freedom, Part 2

    by Jacob G. Hornberger

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Suppose a nation’s constitution prohibits the ruler of the country from infringing fundamental, God-given rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, privacy, economic libert... Read More

  • War with Iran Would Be Madness

    by Sheldon Richman

    Barack Obama’s refusal to rule out military action against Iran, and several Republican presidential candidates’ pledge to launch a war if elected, should appall anyone who believes, with the free-market liberal Ludwig von Mises, that “not war, but peace, ... Read More

  • TSA — Tenth Anniversary of a National Nightmare

    by James Bovard

    Less than a month after the 9/11 attacks, George W. Bush promised Americans, “We will not surrender our freedom to travel.” In hindsight, he may have been referring to himself and other high-ranking government officials. Because for all other American... Read More

  • The Road to the Permanent Warfare State Part 10

    by Gregory Bresiger

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 |Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10... Read More

  • With Freedom and Justice for Some, Part 1

    by Glenn Greenwald

    Part 1 | Part 2 As a litigator who practiced for more than a decade in federal and state courts across the country, I’ve long been aware of the inequities that pervade the American justice syste... Read More

  • Fear, Inc.

    by Matthew Harwood

    Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State by Dana Priest and William Arkin (New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2011); 320 pages. All Americans are equal, but some are more equal than others. Since t... Read More