When we think of reality show, we think trashy housewives and serial dating, but this is not your typical reality show. Instead, Sarah Palin's Alaska is a unique look into faith, family, love, strong American values and the natural beauty Alaska has to offer.
The resounding message from this election was that the small business community matters and voters will not tolerate an agenda that threatens its viability or existence.
Top CEO business women Carla Fiorina and Meg Whitman both crashed and burned in last week’s midterm elections—Fiorina running for a Senate seat in California and Whitman for the governorship of the same state. What happened? And more broadly, why do stars in the business world so often have difficulty getting elected?
President Obama told students in India that the 2010 election “requires me to make some midcourse corrections and adjustments,” but Americans are wondering whether he really understands that voters rejected his policies in the early-November mid-term elections. Instead of acknowledging that his policies are behind the defeat, the president blames “faulty communication,” as though the election massacre were just a public relations miscue.
Timothy Pigford’s gift keeps on giving. Taxpayers, unfortunately, aren’t likely to be in such a giving mood. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last month announced a $760 million settlement of a civil suit in which American Indian farmers and ranchers claimed discrimination at the hands of USDA program administrators. The agreement follows similar out-of-court settlements this year with black and Hispanic plaintiff-farmers.
This week we learned that Nazareth is an al-Qaida hub. Sheikh Nazem Abu Salim Sahfe, the Israeli imam of the Shihab al-Din mosque in the city, was indicted on Sunday for promoting and recruiting for global jihad and calling on his followers to harm non-Muslims.
When it comes to the increasing sex, violence and profanity in entertainment media, the social libertines are indifferent. They insist that children will hardly be warped or ruined by the media they consume. They chortle at the paranoia of Hollywood critics.
I'll give President Obama a bit of credit for signaling that he will abandon temporarily one aspect of his crazy economic philosophy, best termed "Obamanomics. "
Most of the freshmen this year ran decrying the spending of Republican as well as Democratic Congresses and promising to do better. Boehner, who has never had an earmark, says the same thing.
How much of the "Sarah Palin is not ready for prime time" criticism is sincere? When the harping comes from the left, it's difficult to take it seriously.
Good to see you again, Mr. President.
At the recent Group of 20 (G 20) meeting, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner called upon the largest industrialized economies to get their current account balance -- whether a surplus or a deficit -- below 4 percent of their gross domestic product by 2015.
As foreign events grow ever more threatening, the view of the GOP becomes central to the range of political options that President Obama has.
It’s true that the November elections brought prominent winners in both parties, but the contrast between Democratic and Republican victors is highly revealing.
WASHINGTON -- Foreign policy was so irrelevant in the midterm election that the first sentence of this column -- unwisely beginning with the words "foreign policy" -- is likely to weed out many readers looking for juicier bits of election reaction.
In an Oct. 28 White House briefing, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes set the stage for Obama's Indonesian trip by announcing that the president would first visit the Istiqlal Mosque.
Last April, President Barack Obama placed al-Qaida terrorist and unabashed American traitor Anwar al-Awlaki on the CIA's "capture or kill" list.
According to data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics, Democrats and Republicans each shelled out $1.6 billion during this election cycle.
While America was talking about the election returns, the Supreme Court was talking about tax credits to fund Christian schools in Arizona.
If you haven’t talked to a World War II veteran yet, it’s time to politely ask a few questions. With Veterans Day upon us, you have the perfect excuse.
Our children's hearts are the poorer for it.
Here are the extremely lame excuses that seem to keep cropping up again and again to explain the Democrats' defeat Tuesday.
The most important decision the voters made on Nov. 2 may turn out to be Iowa sending out to pasture three state supreme court judges who had voted to make same-sex marriage constitutional, overriding the wishes of the people in Iowa and their elected representatives.
The great Bernanke QE2 debate continues to heat up.
November 8, 1994, was a monumental day in my life. It was up there with my wedding, the birth of my children, and being selected as the MVP of my Little League championship team. Not since I was a age of one ad the Congress of the United States been in Republican hands. And yet, November 2, 2010, was even more significant than that magnificent day sixteen years before: It was a clear repudiation of the left-wing policies that have been imposed upon the American people by the Democratic Party over the last four years.
After less than two years in office, Barack Obama has successfully forced his way into the position of “de facto CEO” over huge chunks of the economy.
Last Tuesday, the distant thunder so long on America’s political horizon erupted in a local and national roar. A part of the nation’s body politic often referred to as a silent majority, broke its silence. Beyond mere red state/blue state dynamics, what we’ve witnessed is the coming of age of a force that has stirred only on occasion in the past.
The results are in, and in the words of former President George W. Bush, it was a thumping. What this nation witnessed on November 2nd was not merely a wave election, it was a tsunami. The obvious beneficiary of the voter's frustration this time around was the GOP, but as many have emphasized, it would be a huge mistake to interpret the outcome of this election as a mandate for the Republican establishment to carry on with business as usual.