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  • Will Colin Powell endorse Obama? What's the rush?

    Will Colin Powell endorse Obama? What's the rush?
    Colin Powell is on a whirlwind book tour and of the half dozen or so interviews I’ve watched online, every reporter asks if the former Secretary of State is going to endorse Obama again this year. And, if so, when? Powell always says that he&...
  • C.R. Douglas: One-on-one with Colin Powell

    C.R. Douglas: One-on-one with Colin Powell
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Wednesday discussed his frustration that some people in the intelligence community didn't "speak up" and tell him before his 2003 U.N. speech that the chief 'source' for the U.S. belief that there were weapons...
  • Green Wheels: Justin Bieber's Reckless Driving

    Green Wheels:  Justin Bieber's Reckless Driving
    I was wondering how long it would take singer Justin Bieber to get pulled over in his brand-new Fisker Karma. He got the $100,000 car in March, when he turned 18. Giving him a car like that is kind of like putting a loaded gun in his hands, isn't it? Last...
  • Dr. Ben Carson, new right-wing hero

    Dr. Ben Carson, new right-wing hero
    Whenever somebody says something like, "Now, I know this isn't PC, but ... ," watch out. It probably means they're about to say something rude. In the case of Dr. Ben Carson, the world-famous neurosurgeon and director of pediatric neurosurgery at...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Move to oust state GOP chair doomed to backfire

    Move to oust state GOP chair doomed to backfire
    Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee...
  • Iraq's bitter lessons

    Iraq's bitter lessons
    It has been 10 years since then-Secretary of State Colin Powell's U.N. speech on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. I watched the secretary's presentation intently on assignment to Fort Jackson, S.C. that day. The presentation, of course, would make...
  • What might have been: Life under President Romney

    News flash: President Romney and congressional leaders met today to review the terms of the recently concluded fiscal cliff deal wherein the Bush tax cuts were extended by four years, the corporate income tax rate was reduced from 35 percent to 25...
  • La hipocresía demócrata hacia los negros

    Los republicanos afroamericanos reciben muchas críticas, pero pueden ser también una fuerza de esclarecimiento en el sistema político estadounidense. La reacción que a menudo generan, muestra que los liberales no son tan progresistas como pretenden ser....
  • How is Susan Rice's mistake worse than Colin Powell's?

    The Sun's editorial regarding President Barack Obama's possible choice of Susan Rice for secretary of state is on the mark ("Obama's conundrum," Nov. 30). Why should one statement destroy the reputation and credibility of a hardworking government...
  • General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed

    General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed
    David Petraeus, the man at the helm of the nation's largest intelligence agency, stepped down as director of the CIA on Friday, saying he had an affair. According to a U.S. official, the FBI had a tip he was involved with his biographer, Paula Broadwell,...