Right Turn: NSA


Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Bipartisan second-thoughts on national security

Congress is not so weak on defense these days.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, NSA, Russia, Syria

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/25/2014

So much for Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- and liberals

The left is lost.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Liberalism, NSA, poverty

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Rand Paul panders at Berkeley

Rand Paul runs left, pleases the New York Times

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Time to take on Obama/Rand Paul foreign policy

It’s time to take on isolationist right-wingers

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, gitmo, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Obama’s NSA smoke and mirrors

The president’s NSA speech is seen as a punt.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/17/2014

NSA speech: Less than meets the eye

President Obama actually made the case for not changing the NSA at all.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSA, war on terror

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/06/2014

No more free passes for Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul’s constant prevarication deserves stronger rebukes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013

NSA paranoia: Enough already

NSA reforms are aimed at fixing a problem that doesn’t exist.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, National Security Agency, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 12/19/2013

The NSA review report should be tossed in the trash

The NSA review panel’s recommendations could hurt the nation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:32 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSA, Rep. Mike Rogers, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Terrorism

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013

The NSA will falter unless Obama does his job

A critical anti-terrorism program is under attack and the president is AWOL.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Testing the commader in chief’s character

The President's lack of mettle and aversion to exercising American power plague him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Syria, war on terror

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/23/2013

The press is misleading you about the NSA

The real NSA story is not being told by a press intent on hyping the story.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media bias, National Security, NSA

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/19/2013

More anti-NSA antics

Will level-headed lawmakers see through the anti-NSA hysteria?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Rep. Justin Amash

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/18/2013

NSA scandal or near-perfection?

Based on the numbers we have so far, it doesn't seem like there is an epidemic of illicit spying on Americans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 08/16/2013

What is really going on at the NSA?

The Post story raises more and more questions the administration isn't answering.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:20 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Why so many Chicken Little's on the right?

Too many conservatives are drinking the anti-defense Kool -Aid

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/25/2013

The national-security punching bag

The House defeats the anti-NSA measure, but partisan foolishness endangers national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2013

NSA expert: It's legal

The NSA metadata program is legal and constitutional, despite hysterical lawmakers' claims.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Reality intrudes on the libertarian delusion

Edward Snowden's flight from prosecution wakes up some who previously excused his treason.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NSA, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/23/2013

Vet the candidates, don't rely on the courts

Over-reliance on the courts is unwise.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  4th Amendment, FISA courts, NSA

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Why is Rand Paul praising a traitor?

His admiring words for Edward Snowden suggest Sen. Rand Paul understands neither the Constitution nor his obligations as a U.S. senator.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013

The blame game no longer works

Obama's credibility is shot, so how will he keep playing the blame game?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, NSA, Obama polling, Obama scandals

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Are liberals really all that upset?

Liberals aren't doing much about the surveillance issues that have triggered hysteria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civil liberties, Democratic Party, NSA

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Bush's ratings beat Obama's

Former president George W. Bush passes President Obama in approval in latest Gallup poll.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George W. Bush, NSA, President Obama, Terrorism

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Shedding light on the PRISM program

The NSA programs are legitimate, but they may nevertheless be the final straw for this president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, prism