| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:32 PM
In 2013, war is no longer combat between two groups of human beings, but instead it is computerized man-less flying machines that seach and destroy designated areas. Technology has created these computerized flying war-machines and they are designed to...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:58 PM
“Here’s the biggest fable of the USA: Christopher Columbus discovered America. He never set foot on American soil. He found the Bahamas, and last I looked, the Bahamas wasn’t part of the U.S. So why is he getting credit? Now, 400 years...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rand Paul was right. There, I said it.
The Republican senator from Kentucky, whom I've ridiculed as an archconservative kook -- because that's basically what he is -- was right to call attention to the growing use of drone aircraft in...
| Mar 12, 2013
Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian?
Could Obama, beloved of the American Civil Liberties Union, be guilty of harboring thoughts of calling down a fatal drone attack on an American...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:02 PM
John Brennan, newly confirmed director of the CIA, assured Americans in a speech last year on targeted killing that there is "absolutely nothing casual" about the process of targeted killing, including that of American citizens. He included in this the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Just after 11:30 p.m., a few hours after dining on steak as President Obama's dinner guest, Pat Toomey walked onto the Senate floor to give his Republican colleague a 15-minute respite from a filibuster that was approaching the 12-hour mark.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As Senate Intelligence Committee members file into room 216 of the Hart office building in Washington for a CIA confirmation hearing this afternoon, they will be under a spotlight much brighter than they anticipated last week.
That was before a Monday...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The confirmation hearing Thursday of John Brennan to be CIA director reopened scrutiny of a wide range of controversies that have dogged the country for more than a decade, ranging from the Obama administration's embrace of targeted...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, John O. Brennan, was about as cagey as they come last week at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Asked right off the bat by the committee chairwoman,...
| Feb 10, 2013
If you really want Washington's chattering classes to pay attention to something, an old saying goes, leak it to the media.
Whoever leaked the Justice Department's 16-page confidential "white paper" memo on the use of armed drones to NBC News sparked...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Gates, a former defense secretary and spymaster, is backing lawmakers' proposal to form a special court to review President Barack Obama's deadly drone strikes against Americans linked to al-Qaida.
Gates, who led the...