Democrat leaders, preparing their rebuttal to the president's speech even before he delivered it, said he should concede he made mistakes as a means to reclaiming credibility on Iraq -- as if they actually want him to have greater credibility.
The New York Times welcomed the Supreme Court's recent endorsement of virtually unfettered eminent domain powers as 'a setback to the 'property rights' movement.'
Heads are hanging at the University of Oregon (UO) today. The first vice provost for institutional equity and diversity, Gregory Vincent, is leaving his position in order to diversify his resume.
Democrats, after taking it on the chin over Sen. Dick Durbin's remarks comparing U.S. interrogation tactics at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to those used by Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot, are trying to change the subject by jumping all over White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove.
In a matter-of-fact tone of voice and with a slightly authoritative demeanor, he responded to the judge's questions and explained serial murders as though they were a slightly specialized activity, but otherwise perfectly normal.
Highlights on the landscape of issues as viewed from summer's peak..
The column I've written over the past year that attracted the most reader response was one last December about Peter Singer, the Princeton professor of ethics who sees no ethical problem with polyamory, bestiality, necrophilia or some kinds of infanticide.
The deaths of three women - two Marines and one sailor - and the injury of 11 other female Marines in an attack in Iraq last week not only raises questions about the role of women in combat, but suggests that the U.S. military may be guilty of willful denial, if not strategic negligence.
One major conflict between the Judeo-Christian value system and the various secular ones competing with it revolves around the answers to these questions: Is nature created for man or is man merely a part of nature?
You may own your own home and expect to live there the rest of your life. But keep your bags packed, because the Supreme Court of the United States has decreed that local politicians can take your property away and turn it over to someone else, just by using the magic words 'public purpose.'
Known for its idyllic surfing, Indonesia's Nias Island suffered from the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami even before the more recent, devastating earthquake.