WASHINGTON — As if there were any doubt, a new book titled “Dead Certain” asserts that President Bush is deeply convinced that he did the right thing by invading Iraq.
As the United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki Moon travels to Darfur to see conditions there in advance of the deployment of U.N. peace keeping forces, we are once again reminded of the indispensable role of this international institution in our troubled world today.
Seventy-two years ago this week, the Social Security Act became law. With the stroke of a pen, the compact giving our seniors the dignity and financial security needed to prevent poverty for millions of aging Americans was established.
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. has great political skills, but her war-and-peace compass leaves something to be desired.
Earmark reform is a hot topic inside the beltway. Republicans, after six years of busting the budget, increased the use of earmarks to unprecedented levels during their reign. For example, the Labor Health and Human Services bill went from having very few earmarks in 1995, to containing $1.2 billion in […]
Once again, we see someone assailed for what they’ve said without regard for whether or not it is true. Former President Jimmy Carter, in calling Bush’s foreign policy the worst in U.S. history, was echoing the same assessment expressed many times before by Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, among […]
Smithsonian Kite Festival, March 31 at 10 a.m. at the Washington Monument
LIBBY O’CONNELL, Ph. D was on hand at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School to answer student questions after a Feb. 15 screening of The History Channel special “Save Our History: The Search for George Washington.”
February 15 – 21, 2007