| May 14, 2013
A new study suggests the majority of Americans would be willing to divulge personal information, including their own fingerprints, if it personalized their car ??? and nearly two in three would ride in a self-driving car. San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco........
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like an old trouper trying to find a new audience for his same old show, our president and thespian-in-chief is giving it a game try. Consider the press conference he gave the day after the results of this year's midterm elections were in -- and so many...
| Feb 4, 2014
The last time I visited St. Petersburg, in the 1990s, the Russian city was gray and depressing. But during a recent visit, I found a town that sparkles.
Three hundred years ago, St. Petersburg was a dismal swampland. But that was before Tsar Peter I --...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday." -- Alexander Pope
President Obama is known for wanting to "spread the wealth around," but he has now gone a...
| Feb 19, 2013
President Barack Obama had better watch himself. If he keeps talking like he did Friday at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago, he might be mistaken for former Vice President Dan Quayle.
In a speech about urban gun violence, Obama targeted truant fathers for...
| May 6, 2013
— Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its principles lest it go the way of the Whigs....
| Mar 12, 2013
Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian?
Could Obama, beloved of the American Civil Liberties Union, be guilty of harboring thoughts of calling down a fatal drone attack on an American...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The chatter in the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater massacre that left 12 dead and dozens injured has gone something like this:
The shooter should've never had access to a weapon. Or, things could have turned out differently if an armed hero...
| Mar 12, 2009
Now it's my turn to be a statistic.
Not that kind. I'm still here and writing. So far, anyway. Let me check my in-box -- nope, no pink slip.
So where was I? Oh, right. A statistic.
Add me to the thousands of victims of identity theft (313,982...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Now that the fury has quieted over those touchy-feely pat-downs and body scans, it's time to turn up the volume on how to truly reform airport security.
The U.S. Travel Association, the tourism industry's key Washington lobbying group, did just that this...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:38 PM
It was just eight months ago when our cowboy-boot-wearing governor was urging Florida to be more like Texas in every way.
We heard a lot of that from Rick Scott, who loves to show off his custom Houston-made boots emblazoned with "45th Governor."...