Numerous Bush insiders say that Powell does in fact intend to resign at the end of his first term, as will his deputy, Richard Armitage. They plan to form an international consulting firm along with Assistant Secretary of State Pat Harrison.
Two questions have been left unanswered following last week's announcement by Homeland Security Department head Tom Ridge that he has temporarily suspended travel programs allowing foreigners to fly into our country without U.S. visas:
"Real Men: They're Back" proclaims The American Enterprise magazine in its September issue. The firefighter, policeman, fighter pilot and even the spy enjoy renewed respect in a nation that has rediscovered danger and finds that heroes are not all "anti."
How do the national Democrats continue to draw overwhelming support from African-Americans and Hispanics, given their adamant opposition to elevating first Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, and now Miguel Estrada to the D.C. Court of Appeals?
In all the years that liberal politicians have been using Locke High School in South Central Los Angeles as a photo opportunity to show Americans they really care about poor kids in public schools, one key indicator has remained sky-high.
One of Washington's leading private power brokers, with intimate contacts inside the Bush administration, suggested a meaningful line for the president of the United States when he met the prime minister of Israel at the White House last Tuesday:
When my good friend Donald Rumsfeld was appointed as our nation's 21st secretary of defense, I knew our military and our military's morale would receive not only a boost but a robust change in approach to our national defense posture.