Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney finally released his tax returns last week, revealing that less than 14 percent in federal taxes was paid, of his more than $20 million income earned last year.
Author: Helen Thomas
President Barack Obama painted the state of the union as strong and safe in his third address to the nation, but glossed over solutions to some of the nation’s biggest problems.
The recent opening of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall brought back thoughts and memories of a special era.
Iran is all over the news lately. Iranian officials announced this week that they will soon begin production at yet another uranium processing site, which undoubtedly will be used to make a nuclear weapon.In addition to worrying about Iran’s advances in an arsenal of nuclear weapons, the United States is […]
The leading Republican candidates made their last-minute blitz for supporters in Iowa. They each personalized their credentials. The election struggle was a classic, with the candidates trying to out-rival each other over their dedication to conservatism.
A Syrian, fighting the brutal Bashar al-Assad regime, asks “where is the world?” That is the important question. Where is everyone when people – especially neighbors – are fighting to throw off the shackles of tyranny?
While the death of North Korea’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-il last week took the end of the Iraq War and the official farewells off the front pages, President Barack Obama marked the end of the war in a ceremony this week.
Jon Corzine – the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, former governor of and U.S. senator from New Jersey – took over leadership of MF Global and highly leveraged the company to complete bankruptcy. So for him to tell the United States House Committee on Agriculture during three hours of grilling […]
When I see the Republican roster of presidential candidates, I keep thinking of Peggy Lee’s famous song, “Is That All There Is?” And, I’m not talking about the numbers left, dwindling down. It seems when you reach the top of the GOP polls, you have no where to go except […]
The U.S. is pulling its troops out of Iraq by the end of the year. Well, not quite.There will still be a large group of soldiers left behind to train Iraqis and to repair the war-damaged sites.