Rich Galen

Posted May 07, 2015

The attack by two Islamic gunmen on a community center in Garland, Texas has raised, again, a discussion on what is "protected speech" under the First Amendment to the Constitution and what is not protected.

Posted April 30, 2015

A single mother of six who went out into the danger to rescue her kid. Thats what mothers have been doing for millions of evolutionary years.

Posted April 27, 2015

Last week General David Petraeus, as the result of a plea agreement, was sentenced to two years probation and a $100,000 fine for the crime of, as reported by, "sharing classified information with his biographer and lover, Paula Broadwell."

Posted April 23, 2015

What with all the attention on New Hampshire - candidates striding into coffee shops in the hope of finding a supporter, and reporters interviewing one another - I thought I'd recount an adventure in a small town called Claremont, New Hampshire.

Posted April 20, 2015

I know you're rolling your eyes and thinking "Figure that out all by yourself, Einstein?"

Posted April 16, 2015

I know how much you enjoy it when I share my TV and radio appearances with you, but indulge me.

Posted April 13, 2015

Well. I'm glad that's behind us.

Posted April 09, 2015

Rand Paul's official campaign began with a speech on Tuesday. By yesterday he had been in arguments with two reporters.

Posted April 06, 2015

Today marks ten years of Major League baseball in Our Nations Capital!

Posted April 02, 2015

I wasn't going to write about Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA - pronounced RIFF-ruh) not because I didn't want to take a position, but because I can't understand it.

Posted March 30, 2015

The Arab League is a multi-national organization made up of 22 nations ranging from Mauritania on the West coast of Africa to Qatar in the Persian Gulf.

Posted March 26, 2015

You know the case. As a PFC Bergdahl disappeared from his unit's outpost in Afghanistan, on June 30, 2009. He was captured by the Taliban and spent the next five years in captivity.

Posted March 23, 2015

In a debate among candidates for the Democratic nomination for President in Charleston, SC the Associated Press reported that Senator Barack Obama was asked by a questioner via YouTube if he would be willing to meet - without precondition - in the first year of his presidency with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea.

Posted March 19, 2015

The modern way of getting a campaign to stumble in the early going is not to pick out something the candidate might have said or written; but to pick out something a new staff hire might have Tweeted or posted on Facebook.

Posted March 16, 2015

I lied. I said the other day I wasn't going to write about Hillary's email issue again, but here we are.

Posted March 12, 2015

I hope this is the last time I write about this, but Hillary's email issue is not going to go away any time soon in spite of her press conference at the United Nations on Tuesday.

Posted March 09, 2015

If you've been just about anywhere on the planet Earth for the past week, you have seen, read, or heard about Secretary Hillary Clinton's emails.

Posted March 03, 2015

I have been torn about this speech by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu to a Joint Meeting of the Congress this morning.

Posted March 02, 2015

I love Twitter. With the advent of Twitter I can follow the major (and even some minor) national reporters and get 127 versions of what all of them have just seen, heard, and thought.

Posted February 26, 2015

The new, improved Hillary Clinton gave a speech that was treated as if it was the official opening of the Hillary for President campaign.