Rich Galen

Posted September 03, 2015

Two recent developments might lead to the dreaded unintended consequences: Pyrrhic victories.

Posted August 31, 2015

The children of America are going back to school. And, in nearly every household, there is at least one person who is standing over the kitchen sink in tears, wondering where the years have gone.

Posted August 27, 2015

When the Congress comes back to work after Labor Day there will be a number of items on their to-do list. One that will generate a great deal of smoke and heat will be Congressional approval of the Iran deal.

Posted August 24, 2015

We have cheapened the value of the word, Hero.

Posted August 20, 2015

I don't know whether I'm proud or embarrassed to say that until last week I had never heard of AshleyMadison.com.

Posted August 17, 2015

More information about Hillary's email servers came to light over the weekend...

Posted August 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton's judgement was so faulty that she was willing to put national security at risk so that she only had to carry one device.

Posted August 10, 2015

We've probably gone over this before, but there are some immutable rules for the staff surrounding political debates.

Posted August 07, 2015

Well, that's over. The question I had going into the debate was: Can it possibly live up to its hype

Posted August 06, 2015

We know who is going to be in the center ring for tonight's GOP debate. Let's take the candidates one-by-one and look at what I think they need to accomplish.

Posted August 03, 2015

What if Vice President Joe Biden does get into the race for the Democratic nomination?

Posted July 30, 2015

Federal funds should be halted -- at least temporarily -- to Planned Parenthood until the matter of whether they are trading in fetal tissues for profit.

Posted July 20, 2015

This was the best Tweet about Donald Trump this past weekend.

Posted July 16, 2015

I could have written a column about the reaction to a deal with Iran five months ago and I wouldn't have missed by much: Republicans are furious. Democrats are wary.

Posted July 13, 2015

For the 85 percent of Republicans who want someone other than Donald Trump to be the nominee, the sky might be cloudy; but it is not falling.

Posted July 09, 2015

We're getting closer to all the horses having made their way to the track for the 2016 Presidential derby.

Posted July 06, 2015

Over one-in-five Greeks is over 65 (and receiving a pension) but to feed those pension funds requires a thriving workforce. Youth unemployment in Greece is 49.7 percent.

Posted July 03, 2015

Thank you, America. Happy Birthday.

Posted June 25, 2015

The Chinese won't want this information. They already have it. But I guarantee you there are some Russian guys sitting in a smoke-filled room at the Edward Snowden Institute for Electronic Surveillance trying to get into that contractor's system.

Posted June 22, 2015

I don't want to add to the blathering and hand wringing over what happened when Dylann Roof killed nine people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.



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