Suddenly, the look and feel of the Democratic presidential race are different. Yet the delegate count has changed hardly at all.
Approaching nearly 10 million words and stretching an interminable 67,000 pages, the American tax code exists today as complicated mess of pitfalls, pratfalls, and potholes.
I can't think of a point of historic comparison to the figurative bed we have made for ourselves in Iraq -- particularly now that our Iraqi allies have welcomed our Iranian enemies right into it.
As people who have followed Barack Obama closely over the last few months have long since realized, there has been very little substance to the man's campaign besides his determination to lose -- oops, I mean "end" -- the war in Iraq.
Most 12-step programs start out by requiring that people have to understand that they’re powerless over their addiction and that only by turning their lives over to a Power greater than themselves can they be restored to sanity.
Much of the current analysis of the presidential campaign battle is missing the point. All of the media attention is focused on the Hillary Clinton vs. Barack Obama heavyweight fight as if it will decide the election. But it seems observers in Washington, D.C. haven’t yet sensed the undercurrent running in the country, which for the first time in four years has turned and is running the Republican’s direction. The election map is changing.
Many Republicans were cheered by Hillary Clinton’s victories this past Tuesday. Rush Limbaugh had even recommended that Republicans cross parties and vote for her.
Following the Ohio and Texas (etc.) results, a revised situation report (sitrep) — and the prospects….
During the 1990s, thousands of terrorists were trained in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran and elsewhere.
Assassination is something none us like to talk about, but it's nevertheless an unhappy part of the history of the presidency.
Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., is back. By winning the Democratic primaries this week, Clinton has ensured the Democratic presidential nomination will be decided at the Democratic National Convention.
While conventional wisdom might suggest that such a protracted intraparty battle would give Republican John McCain lots of time to raise money and catch his breath, there is another side to the situation.
McCain should seize his newfound stature within “the world’s greatest deliberative body” to take five steps necessary to convince Americans that he has finally learned his lesson about our nation’s dangerously porous borders.
A landmark marriage case opened Tuesday in the California Supreme Court that could have profound legal and social consequences for the entire nation.
It smells like Iran-Contra to me. Only this time, it involves the violation of a state’s constitution for a cause much less admirable. Under-handed dealings and money-shuffling disguised as acts of public interest are oozing out of the budgetary offices in Phoenix, Arizona.
From the beginning of our history, Americans have actively and spontaneously engaged in civic and political life by forming voluntary associations.
The real news behind South America's latest border fracas is Colombia's looming victory in its own narcotics-powered civil war.
When a great leader passes away everyone who has met that leader has a story. Here is mine.
As the 2008 electoral calendar moves inexorably from primary season to the climactic partisan battle of the fall, both parties prefer to ignore the painful reality of a narrowly divided electorate and to consider their candidates in the light of false nostalgia.
McCain: " have never believed I was destined be President. I don't believe anyone is pre-destined to lead America. But I do believe we are born with responsibilities to the country that has protected our God-given rights, and the opportunities they afford us. I did not grow up with the expectation that my country owed me more than the rights owed every American. On the contrary, I owe my country every opportunity I have ever had."
Monday’s NBC psychic crime drama Medium featured a plot line in which an Arizona state senator and former POW is discovered to be a two-time murderer and a cannibal.
Without the fix provided in the Protect America Act, effectively listening to terrorists overseas would be nearly impossible for our intelligence community.
Before you take out a second mortgage or otherwise deplete your savings in order to pay for your child's college education, you might want to ask the colleges to which your child is applying some questions.
Charter schools have benefited from a similar philosophy to the Marine Corps. They, too, “accomplish more with less.”
Recently, a friend came to me for advice on how to tell her 25-year-old daughter about the importance of saving money. The daughter had just gotten her first career-focused job, but felt she wasn't making enough money to save.
Four children including two brothers were killed, and 12 others were hospitalized with injuries, in Minnesota last week when a van reportedly ignored a stop sign and barreled into a school bus.
One of the most influential books of our generation, a polemic against consumerism, "commercialism" and greed, turns 50 years old this year.
In February of 1972 three airplanes, two were charter flights, the third was Air Force One, made their way from the United States to China en route to a rendevous with what historian Margaret McMillan has referred to as “the week that changed the world.”
As the all-important Ohio primary election fast approaches, the dynamic duo have been coddling union organizers there who are trying to “get out the vote,” by convincing their members that the North American Free Trade Agreement is the cause of their economic anxiety today.