The Washington Post and most other Republicans, including presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, chose to turn their backs on hours of explosive, expert testimony before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday that nailed unbridled financial speculation as the root cause of the recent period’s absurd run up in […]
WASHINGTON — The Israelis are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the creation of the nation of Israel.
WASHINGTON — The American people have heard President Bush and his spokespersons say many times that the U.S. government does not engage in torture.
WASHINGTON –If history repeats, the loser of this year’s presidential election will blame the news media.
WASHINGTON — Surprise, surprise. Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, wants to put a halt to any more troop withdrawals for the foreseeable future.
Anyone who has worked in a large organization — or, for that matter, reads the comic strip “Dilbert” — is familiar with the “org chart” strategy.
WASHINGTON — Back in President Lyndon B. Johnson’s worst days when he was grappling with the Vietnam quagmire and raucous anti-war protests at home, he said that in the big decisions about war and peace: “The people should be in on the take offs as well as the landings.”
WASHINGTON — A salute is due Adm. William Fallon, who tried to prevent a wider war with Iran.
WASHINGTON — Let us hope that the next president of the United States knows some history.