Michael Ostrolenk: Letter to President Obama on Guantanamo Prisoners

As sent.  Actual document:  2013-05-03 Letter to Obama on Releasing Guantanamo Prisoners National Commission on Intelligence Misuse to Justify War 722 12th Street, N.W., 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 bruce@intelcommission.org Phone: 703-963-4968 May 3, 2013 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Re: Releasing the Innocent Prisoners at Guantanamo …

Michael Ostrolenk: Grover Norquist vs. the Pentagon

Grover Norquist vs. the Pentagon By Michael D. Ostrolenk The American Conservative • October 24, 2012 Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, famously quipped that he didn’t want to do away with government, merely “shrink it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.” He is best known …

Michael Ostrolenk: Should Corporations Have People Rights?

Corporations are artificial creations of the state and receive special protections from the state. Thus, claims attorney and author Jeff Clements, corporations should not have the same Constitutional rights as individuals even though some argue that they are simply organized associations of individuals. In this interview with Michael Ostrolenk, Mr. Clements outlines his belief that …

Michael Ostrolenk: Green Scissors Identifies Hundreds of Billions in Wasteful Subsidies That Are Inherently Corrupt

Green Scissors Coalition Identifies Hundreds of Billions in Wasteful Subsidies By: David Dayen FireDogLake, August 24, 2011 A transpartisan coalition called Green Scissors released a report today showing that $380 billion in savings over five years can be achieved by “curbing wasteful spending that harms the environment.” Read full article….

Michael Ostrolenk: The Transparitan Policy Imperative

YouTube 1 Hour 14 Minutes Michael Ostrolenk: The Transpartisan Imperative in Public Policy. Recorded July 29, 2011 as part of The Rutherford Institute’s Summer Speaker Series. Michael was Co-Director for Reuniting America 2006-2007, then President of Reuniting America in 2007-2008. He is now the Executive Director of the Transpartisan Center in Washington DC.