Good morning, this is John McCain.
When the decrepit Soviet Union collapsed in 1989, it looked as though the U.S. and our allies would be able to preside over a future of peace and prosperity, governing the planet through our soft power (economic sanctions) rather than hard power (military might).
When Obama gives his stadium acceptance speech at the Democratic convention, it will be the night of the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. You can count on breathless reporters waxing dreamy about Dr. King’s vision fulfilled that historic night. However, not all African Americans agree.
If you were still having trouble getting motivated about the fall campaign, the crisis in Georgia should remind you of the stakes, and of how the occupant of the Oval Office can either rally the world or, with a call for U.N. mediation like Obama issued, declare the aggressor also the victor.
While Americans are forced to deal with this reality each and every day, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic colleagues adjourned Congress and left Washington on August 1st for a five-week break.
I have an 8-year-old daughter. I know what 8-year-old hands and feet and hips and teeth look like. They look a lot like the hands and feet and hips and teeth of the purported "teenagers" on the gold medal-winning Chinese girls' gymnastics team.
As we watched Russian tanks and planes attack yet another small neighbor, the world had to be reminded of Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Afghanistan, three other countries that had to watch their freedom crushed beneath tank treads.
Politics, it said, makes for strange bedfellows. I have seen hundreds of examples in the many years I have been involved in politics.
This crisis half a world away confirms what I’ve been saying for a while: This election cycle, the traffic in the world is very heavy …and dangerous; it’s no time to give a kid with barely a learner’s permit the keys to the car.
The good news: DNA testing has confirmed that John Edwards is not the father of Rielle Hunter's baby. The bad news: The father is Bill Clinton.
There was a time when the political conventions meant something.
Last week saw three human rights episodes play out in Russia, China and the United States. These events show us how America stacks up against the rest of the world.
Much to the chagrin of America’s journalistic Old Guard, recent Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has confirmed the scandal they were refusing to cover.
As I watched the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games and witnessed the incredible images created by the Chinese people, my mind flashed back to the late Boris Yeltsin.
There have been repeated accusations that some of the principal players in the immigration debate have received money from dubious sources, have ties to shady political figures, and deliberately use intemperate language.
Stewards of the Fourth Estate caution against it: one reporter after another, newspaper and broadcast, being called upon to plaster makeup on their faces, go in front of the camera, and offer opinions — and often biases — surrounding the news of the day.
Newly discovered documents from the Illinois state archives prove Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has lied about his opposition to legislation requiring health officials to provide care to babies who survived abortion as an Illinois state senator.
It has become popular for politicians to advocate going after oil companies for their seemingly outsized profits. Otherwise rational people turn red-faced with anger when they think about the tens of billions of dollars flowing into the coffers of “big oil.”
On October 3, 1938, Adolf Hitler's armies marched into Sudetenland, a part of Czechoslovakia.
Several years ago, British politician Margaret Hodge gave a speech in the United States in which she described the "nanny state" as a “force for good."
Barack Obama is in the chorus of liberal Democrats who continually oppose strict constructionists who want to honor the original intent of the Constitution.
Discrimination on the grounds of race or sex? Wrong -- unless you are a leftist who will do ANYthing to preserve "affirmative action," by (literally) any means necessary.
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