The substance and the politics of several ensnarled issues.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "We cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."
If the nuclear deal is going to fail, let that happen at the negotiating table—and not be engineered under the Capitol dome.
One American president, two possible analogies.
Is the Chinese government falling into traps? Or setting them for others?
A different red line President Obama could draw.
It would be better for America if Congress had to consider the arguments for military action. It would be better for Obama too.
The real threat from terrorism is not the harm it inflicts directly but the over-reaction it provokes. We saw that with the invasion of Iraq. We're seeing it with security-state overreach.
"The tech visionaries who predicted that the internet would be revolutionary were correct, but not in the way that they expected."
I'm glad we have this information; I am sorry we are getting it from Hong Kong.
What the PRISM leaks have in common with the Pentagon Papers
Why not call it 'spatial profiling'?
"At this point I was shaking in my boots. I was absolutely concerned they were going to plant something in my aircraft."
The writer was telling us "what he heard and felt." Not necessarily what occurred.
Stop-and-frisk, in the skies
The TL;DR version of stop-and-frisk taking to the skies
"I figured at this point that I was being hijacked by drug dealers who were going to steal my plane." But no, it was the Feds.
A message I have been waiting to hear.
"My dad fought a war so this can never happen in America. I will not dishonor my father's memory by giving up what he fought for. No, sir. With all due respect, I will not consent to a search without a proper warrant."
We all notice the parts of security-overreach that affect us.