2024-05-28 8:08 PM

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

There's a highly charged debate going on in Congress over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (commonly referred to as FISA).

Helen Thomas: Bush Legacy Already Established

WASHINGTON — President Bush should stop worrying about his legacy. It's already established. By his deeds you shall know him; preemptive war, torture and wiretapping, for starters.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

According to international law, torture is defined as "any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person in order to obtain information or a confession.”  Normally, we think that such activities only exist under oppressive regimes like North Korea.  But as the recent example of CIA […]

Maureen Dowd: The Dream is Dead

WASHINGTON — The man crowned by Tommy Franks as "the dumbest ((expletive)) guy on the planet" just made the dumbest ((expletive)) speech on the planet.

Helen Thomas: No Nukes In Iran

WASHINGTON — We are still in the dark as to what evidence the U.S. turned up that has now convinced American officials that Iran was on the level when it denied nuclear ambitions.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The untold story of Post Office Box 1142 is one that defines us as a people. It is a shining example that, by sticking to our American values and principles, we can and will triumph over our enemies.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Congress revisited the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) law this week, reworking the landmark legislation which, for nearly 30 years, has helped prevent civil liberties abuses while allowing U.S. intelligence agencies the authority to monitor foreign communications and provide valuable intelligence to keep the U.S. one step ahead of its foreign adversaries and rivals.

Maureen Dowd: Bomb, Bomb Iran

Hillary seemed rattled. Up until now, she has displayed remarkable imperturbability — gliding along with the help of good lighting, a hearty guffaw and a clever husband.