Gitmo Trial May Mean Obama Will Sign Off on KSM’s Death

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement Monday that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9/11 plotters will be tried in military commissions rather than civilian courts means that KSM might face lethal injection at Guantanamo, and the President might have to personally sign off on his death.

If it is a capital case, …

Obama Administration Takes a Stand on Sexual Violence and Schools

Vice President Joe Biden gave a heartfelt, hour-long speech at the University of New Hampshire today. The topic was sexual violence, and the occasion was the unveiling of new guidance to go along with Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination, that spells out responsibilities that all federally-funded …

Obama’s Gitmo Climbdown Continues

Liberals have long-bemoaned Obama’s transformation from would-be demolisher of Bush’s “War On Terror” architecture to its most effective buttress. Faced with a concerted Republican onslaught on the issue from the earliest days of his presidency, Obama chose to husband his political capital for higher priorities like health care reform …

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