Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Civil Liberties

This POLITICAL UPDATE focuses on civil liberties. Recent controversies over NSA spying and the PATRIOT ACT have highlighted the conflict between limiting government power and defending our country.
Walter Williams explains why we need to defend the Posse Comitatus Act.
Thomas Sowell discusses torture.
Ron Paul opposes the PATRIOT ACT.
Michelle Malkin argues that liberals are hypocrites on civil liberties.
Ann Coulter discusses the New York Times' spying.
Finally, Thomas DiLorenzo discusses civil liberties during the Lincoln administration.