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  • 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...
  • Argo, Lincoln and the politics of Hollywood

    Argo, Lincoln and the politics of Hollywood
    The Oscar for best picture was won by "Argo," the true tale of a secret rescue mission in Iran during the Carter administration. It beat out "Lincoln," the story of how black Americans were rescued from slavery. Does this mean Jimmy Carter's stock is on...
  • My Story of the Fantastically Unimpressive Bob Woodward

    My Story of the Fantastically Unimpressive Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward has been in the news lately for a silly flare-up over his self-aggrandizing misrepresentation of an innocuous email sent by Gene Sperling regarding the sequester. I won’t re-litigate the whole mess here (and if you want a solid recap,...
  • Fixing the filibuster

    Fixing the filibuster
    The filibuster is back in the news, thanks to Sen. Rand Paul's nearly 13-hour talkathon on U.S. drone policy last week. Putting aside the merits of Mr. Paul's national security views, his feat of endurance was in the best tradition of the Senate. He...
  • Dick Cheney dishonest, defiant and then some to the end in Showtime documentary

    The first question Dick Cheney is asked in "The World According to Dick Cheney" is: What's your favorite virtue? "Integrity," he answers. What do you value most in your friends?" he's asked in follow-up. "Honesty," he says through those crooked,...
  • Iraq war: Lessons learned?

    Iraq war: Lessons learned?
    Ten years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq, a decision that almost everyone now ranks as one of the worst foreign policy blunders of our time. Why "almost"? Former President George W. Bush and his top aides still maintain that the invasion...
  • A keep-the-bums-in mood may prevail in midterm election

    After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers. It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
  • Liz Cheney drops Senate bid, cites family 'health issues'

    WASHINGTON -- Liz Cheney, citing "serious health issues" in her family, is ending her campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming. A statement Monday by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney does not specify whose health has become...
  • Liz Cheney, who sold out gay sister, now out of Wyoming Senate race

    Liz Cheney, who sold out gay sister, now out of Wyoming Senate race
    Early Monday morning, citing “serious health issues” in her family, Liz Cheney gave up her bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Wyoming. "My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and they will always...
  • Liz Cheney ends turmoil-plagued Senate campaign in Wyoming

    WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney abruptly ended her campaign to oust a veteran Wyoming senator of her own party Monday, citing "serious health issues" in her family. The decision by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney ends a brief, long-...
  • Liz Cheney's problem wasn't her famous name

    In one of the many news reports about Liz Cheney's decision to end her bid for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Matt Mead was quoted as saying, "Name recognition and dynasties — that just doesn't fly in Wyoming." He was trying to explain why the 47-year-...