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The Obama administration's "justification" for the targeted assassination of American Anwar al-Awlaki--a radical cleric who was killed by a U.S. drone strike in September--was that What constitutes ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 05:43 AM PST with 27 Recommends
*Getting felt up, tossing out unopened bottles of water, pulling toddlers aside for selective screening, taking off shoes and artificial limbs, soft-porn full body scanners, and my personal favorites-
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 05:48 AM PST with 27 Recommends
By Suzanne Ito, ACLU The next time you sit down to watch your favorite crime show ( Law & Order: SVU is mine), think about how often you've heard the words: "You ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 19, 2010 at 12:34 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Dear Department of Homeland Security, Here's a hint: When parents are warning that their adult children might do something violent against the government or public, take it seriously. ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 05:22 AM PST with 36 Recommends
Suspected NYC bomb plotter Najibullah Zazi pleaded guilty today to three counts. A ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 05:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Cross posted at [Dirigo Blue http://bit.ly/cBNBFl] Sen. Susan Collins was on WGAN this morning, a news radio station in Portland, Maine, and was asked about her criticism about how Umar ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 01:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Cross posted at [Dirigo Blue http://bit.ly/cMdbsx] In an [opinion piece http://bit.ly/cy5zke] in this morning's Bangor Daily News , Sen. Susan Collins continues to repeat a falsehood that has ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 02:51 PM PST with 17 Recommends
By Tom Parker , Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights Last ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Feb 08, 2010 at 10:58 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Many of you are probably aware that Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) delivered the GOP's weekly address this past weekend. You may also be aware that the subject of her address was to criticize the ...
by MeMeMeMeMe
Comment Count 359 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 08:43 PM PST with 550 Recommends
This post has been updated. In reporting recently that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab , the so-called underwear bomber,
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 11:53 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Each week President Obama delivers an address to the American people, and this past Saturday was no different (you can see it [here http://bit.ly/9GNo7a]. And each week the Republicans deliver a ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 03:00 PM PST with 38 Recommends
The Bush Administration could not have done these things worse. Interpol and CIA track 25,000,000 known-risk identities. Ashcroft and Gonzo let the FBI track 400,000 of them. -- TSA's pre-flight ...
by vets74
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 07:36 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The Northwest Flight 253 attack resulted, directly, from Bushie screw-ups. Interpol and CIA track 25,000,000 threats-with-legs. Bush's crew restricted FBI to 400,000. TSA's pre-flight Interview ...
by vets74
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 11:58 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Big Mouth Rightie sociopaths love to talk up 9/11. But they would flay their own mothers to launch an American Lockerbie or Beslan on Obama's watch. And while we were taking our shoes off, the ...
by vets74
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 04:18 PM PST with 30 Recommends
No Fly List is a subset of FBI's Terrorist Watch List. That system is not up to commercial standards. Several new parts, called RAILHEAD, are flat-out busted: NY Times "the flaws discovered are mind-...
by vets74
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 02:44 AM PST with 7 Recommends
No Fly List is a subset of law enforcement's Terrorist Watch List. Meanwhile, the White House should never forget this: "I, (NAME), do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution ...
by vets74
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 06:01 AM PST with 3 Recommends
No Fly List is a subset of law enforcement's Terrorist Watch List. Meanwhile, the White House will do well to remember this: "I, (NAME), do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the ...
by vets74
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 13, 2010 at 07:01 PM PST with 6 Recommends
There are always going to be suicidal mad man. al-Qaeda's business plan is to use them to kill us. National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) is political dynamite. Bushie sycophant Michael Leiter ...
by vets74
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jan 12, 2010 at 06:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Michael Leiter, Director, National Counterterrorism Center John Michael McConnell, former Director of National Intelligence ***** In war, you are what you do . Michael Leiter ...
by vets74
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Jan 09, 2010 at 07:56 PM PST with 37 Recommends
"The buck stops with me," declared President Obama on Thursday as he spoke about the results of an internal investigation into the failed Christmas Day airline bombing attempt. The president avoided ...
by mosaicnews
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 05:59 PM PST with 3 Recommends