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my view by don sorchychBY DON SORCHYCH | JUNE 26, 2013

Planned lynching

In this online issue we have published the full text of the legal claims Usama Abujbarah’s attorney Dan Bonnett of Martin & Bonnett PLLC sent to Dickinson Wright (formerly Mariscal Weeks), the legal firm retained by the Town of Cave Creek.

Guest Editorials:


BY LAWRENCE SELLIN  | JUNE 26, 2013

Obama’s war on the First Amendment

The fundamental transformation about which Barack Obama spoke during the 2008 campaign represents nothing less than a total rejection of all the values and traditions upon which the United States was founded, in particular, the first and perhaps the most sacred of our constitutional amendments

BY SHELDON RICHMAN  | JUNE 26, 2013

Motives aside, the NSA should not spy on us

You need not suspect the motives of those responsible for NSA surveillance to detest what they are doing. In fact, we may have more to fear from spies acting out of patriotic zeal than those acting out of power lust or economic interest: Zealots are more likely to eschew restraints that might compromise their righteous cause.

BY gLENN MOLLETTE  | JUNE 26, 2013

We must overhaul the role of the TSA and who pays the bill

More often than not, when someone says, I hate to say I told you so, they love to say they told you so. Prepare to have a bucket of gloat dumped on your head. Still, there are those rare occasions when people both say it and mean it. A few possible examples come to mind: Aboard the Titanic. At the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Standing before the pearly gates (after your stupid bomb squad partner goes ahead and cuts the blue wire). And right now.

BY DWIGHT KEHOE  | JUNE 26, 2013

PRISM: Its grimy claws are everywhere

During these past few weeks of scandal after scandal, it seems a new debate has manifested as both left and right try to either play down or aggrandize which turpitude rates to what level.  For those who read TPATH and other blogs or news sites, there is no need to go over the entire list.  Suffice it to say, it is extensive.