Lady Gaga, the music industry phenomenon, is surprisingly hawkish in her views on foreign policy. In an exclusive interview, at a cafe around the corner from her parents Upper West Side apartment, she laments what she terms the pathetic U.S. policy on Iran..
When then-presidential candidate Barack Obama was asked by the Associated Press in May 2007 to reveal a hidden talent, he told the reporter: "I'm a pretty good poker player." Being able to call bluffs and recognize poor hands would be especially useful right now in dealing with North Koreas torpedoing of a South Korean ship (and death of 46 sailors)...
The biggest problem with the Obama administration's announcement that it's considering modifying the Miranda warning for terrorists is not constitutional. It's a national security objection: They're tinkering with the wrong part of the interrogation process...
The American Community Survey wasn't around when Ronald Reagan declared that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help." If it was, he'd probably agree that having a government representative knock on your door, try to threaten their way into your home, and demand that you give them very personal information is far more terrifying...
"Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives," by Thomas Neer, offers health care providers, investigators and attorneys a comprehensive look at the history, employment and ex post facto analysis of criminal poisoning. Drawing on the vast expertise of the authors—law enforcement agents and physicians with robust experience in the realm of criminal poisoning—this book covers the illegal use of poisons to harm people and the methods of detection available to investigators and prosecutors.