| May 7, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Despite the sneers of MSNBC hosts and the disdainful manner of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Benghazi matters. And it matters in ways we don't yet even understand – deep, fractious ways that reveal a major front in the culture war almost...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Many of you know that I'm not Hillary Clinton's biggest fan.
But I would never question whether she was right in the head. Instead, what bothers me is that dark, crusty clump of carbon that some may confuse with a soul.
Before crazed hordes of...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Pitching her new book during an appearance in Chicago today, Lynne Cheney and former Vice President Dick Cheney touched upon a controversial issue during his tenure that also involved a self-admitted stunt by then-U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel.
| May 26, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The CIA’s top official in Kabul has been publicly identified by the White House in an email accidentally circulated to thousands of journalists as part of President Obama’s surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Afghanistan.
The White House...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over ridiculously excessive wait times for VA medical appointments and, moreover, for the falsification of data that would have illuminated these and related problems,...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s health and age are “fair game” for political debate if she decides to run for president, Republicans argued Sunday, even as Democrats called it “pathetic” for GOP consultant Karl Rove to suggest...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Why has Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine and Crimea? What does this mean for American interests and my 401(k)? Does President Obama have any good options? Is the Cold War coming back?
And who is Putin wearing?
Like many Americans,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
OXON HILL, Md. — For an event remembered by its big statements — rabble-rousing speeches and students clad in American-flag shorts — this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was nearly silent on same-sex marriage and...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- The United States would not recognize a referendum by Crimea to leave Ukraine, and a shift of that region to Russia “is not a done deal,” a top Obama administration official said Sunday.
“If there is a referendum and it...
| Mar 2, 2014
The recently proposed U.S. troop cuts are an important step toward re-sizing today's forces to meet the current U.S. defense strategy, which calls for defeating a major adversary and deterring a second by denying objectives or imposing unacceptable costs,...