August 25, 2003 By Tom DeWeese In the name of fighting terrorism a new kind of government is being implemented in Washington, D.C. We are witnessing the birth of a powerful multi-billion dollar surveillance lobby consisting of an army of special interest groups, Washington lawyers, lobbyists,...

August 6, 2003 By Tom DeWeese America may have reached a turning point on July 22, 2003 in the battle to restore and protect civil liberties threatened by the Patriot Act. On that day the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to pass two amendments that restore the...

July 30, 2003 By Tom DeWeese What would you do if a seven-year-old kid walked into a store where you were working or shopping and brandished a gun and said he was robbing the place? I’d slap his rear and take him home to his mother....

July 10, 2003 By Tom DeWeese The international community cried crocodile tears when the United States withdrew its support of the UN’s International Criminal Court (ICC). Supporters of the court laughed when the US expressed concern that our soldiers could be prosecuted for war crimes. Great Britain’s...

June 9, 2003 By Peyton Knight Land grabbers in Congress, led by Rep. Joel Hefley (R-CO), want to pass federal legislation (H.R. 1427) to create a National Heritage Areas program. Property rights advocates must be on the alert and prepared to fight to ensure that such a...

May 23, 2003 By Peyton Knight The critics from the left have weighed in (and continue to weigh in). Their rants range from the absurd to the dishonest. "No blood for oil." "Drop Bush, not bombs." "Down with American imperialism." "Save Iraq from America." "America =...

April 28, 2003 By Tom DeWeese United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan continues to claim that only the UN can grant legitimacy to the United States’ successful war to topple Saddam Hussein. Rationally, that claim can be viewed as little more than a pathetic, baseless whine...