Civil Disobedience

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. day, let us remember the important principle of nonviolent direct action that brought about an end to segregation in the South, civil disobedience.I'd encourage our readers to spend a moment today reading [...]

Liberty NewsWire - 1/11/12

The hot-button anti-piracy legislation that sparked a revolt online is starting to become a political liability for some of SOPA’s major backers. Fueled by Web activists and online fundraising tools, challengers are using the bill [...]

DOJ Releases Documents on Bush-Era "Gun Walking"

Politico is reporting the Justice Department released memos today on a Bush-era "gun walking" operation known as "Wide Receiver" conducted between 2006-2007.  Eric Holder made the documents public in response to a [...]

Liberty NewsWire - January 3, 2011

TEHRAN — Iran’s army chief on Tuesday warned a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier not to return to the Persian Gulf, as Iran’s navy ended 10 days of tense war games in the Persian Gulf.The U.S. Defense Department promptly [...]

Happy New Year! Obama Signs NDAA

On New Years Eve, while the majority of Americans were engaging in the revelry that surrounds the holiday, President Obama was quietly signing away Americans civil liberties while at the same time griping about Congress trying to restrict his [...]

The Need for Due Process

In a NYT op-ed this weekend, a former Guantanamo Bay inmate -- falsely accused -- writes about the seven years he spent in Gitmo before his release in a piece called "My Guantanamo Nightmare."ON Wednesday, America’s [...]

Senator Lee Wants Answers On Cordray Appointment

In a recent press release, Senator Lee called on the White House to release the "legal and constitutional rationale" for appointing Cordray as CFPB head during a pro forma session of Congress.WASHINGTON - The President’s [...]

Obama Appoints Cordray to CFPB - UPDATED

In a controversial, more-than-likely unconstitutional move, President Obama attempted to use a "recess appointment" to put Richard Cordray in place as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  The questionable [...]

Iraq: It Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

Remember that great success in Iraq?  A wonderful multi-ethnic democracy which would highlight American freedom values around the region? Oops!It appears that a second round of de facto ethnic cleansing is occurring.  Back during [...]

Liberty NewsWire - 12/30/11

In the growing battle for the future of the Web, some of the biggest sites online -- Google, Facebook, and other tech stalwarts -- are considering a coordinated blackout of their sites, some of the web’s most popular [...]