Tag Archives: Executive Branch

David Price | Rogue Elephant Rising: The CIA as Kingslayer

Price: I know no reason to trust the CIA and other intelligence agencies any more than we trust Trump.

Court: Improper for Judiciary to Decide Whether Killing US Citizens with Drones Violates Due Process Rights

 Claims that their Fourth Amendment rights had been violated were alleged, however, Judge Rosemary Collyer dismissed these claims because “unmanned drones are functionally incapable of ‘seizing’ a person; they are designed to kill, not capture.” The case was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR). It questioned the […]

Chris Hedges> Criminalizing Dissent

Criminalizing Dissent Photo by CTJ71081 (CC-BY) By Chris Hedges   Posted on Aug 13, 2012    truthdig.com I was on the 15th floor of the Southern U.S. District Court in New York in the courtroom of Judge Katherine Forrest last Tuesday. It was the final hearing in the lawsuit I brought in January against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense […]

Defending the Constitution vs. Pledge to Government Secrecy, by Linda Lewis

Defending the Constitution vs. Pledge to Government Secrecy Linda Lewis  Scoop The Oath to Defend the Constitution vs. the Forced Pledge to Protect Government Secrecy August 2011 “Which of the applicable laws has priority?” In the debate on reducing the national debt, members of Congress have focused on two options–tax increases and entitlement cuts—both considered […]