Author Archives: Bruce Fein

Beltway Bandits, Cronyism and the DoD’s Exclusive Contracts

Amazon’s bid for $10 billion cloud computing deal has competitors crying foul.

Why Trump’s Next Pardon Should Be CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou

He did two years in prison for exposing America’s torture program. It’s time to right Barack Obama’s worst injustice.

Our Constitution Must Be the Battleground

Some 90 percent or more of our multi-trillion-dollar warfare state, surveillance state, bail-out state, and welfare state could be eliminated over time.

The President Does Not Have Unlimited Power to Declare War

F.H. Buckley tries and fails to argue that Donald Trump doesn’t need Congress to bomb.

No, the FBI’s Michael Cohen Raid Did Not Violate Attorney-Client Privilege

If anything, Cohen and possibly Trump could be in a bit of a jam.

When Military Leaders Have Reckless Disregard for the Truth

Top Pentagon leaders insist we can still win the war in Afghanistan. What if they had to say what they really think?

Avoiding the Cicero Trap

Forget the next great statesman, we need to make the Constitution the battleground of our politics.

When Congress Tests Authority, Military Brings Out Big Guns

Trying to end war means doing battle with the Pentagon’s patented tricks.

Senators Issue Challenge: Vote On War in Yemen, or Get Out

A bipartisan vanguard is actually taking their constitutional authority seriously.

The Myths That Made an Empire

Contrary to what Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Bush have taught, America’s freedom …

State of Emergency

Terror In The Balance, Eric A. Posner and Adrian Vermeule, Oxford University Press, 328 pages