The State Hornet

Security measures are too much

Security measures are too much

Mike Stocker

November 2, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association in America until his death last year. Yassir Afifi knows that he has been on an international watchlist...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

State Hornet

May 12, 2009

Last month, President Barack Obama's administration released four George W. Bush-era CIA memos that gave legal justification for harsh interrogation practices. Since then, the public has been divided on the prospect of trying the individuals who perpetrated these acts as criminals. Obama and Attorney Gen...