| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Bring up Iraq -- and expect to end up in an argument. Conservatives are no different from liberals in rehashing the unpopular war, which has become a sort of whipping boy for all our subsequent problems.
The Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan...
| Mar 23, 2013
Whenever somebody says something like, "Now, I know this isn't PC, but ... ," watch out. It probably means they're about to say something rude.
In the case of Dr. Ben Carson, the world-famous neurosurgeon and director of pediatric neurosurgery at...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country.
Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:47 AM
In his recent speech on terrorism and national security, President Barack Obama performed superbly as explainer in chief, a role in which he often hasn't succeeded. It may not matter much.
However belatedly, Obama offered a cogent policy rationale for...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Talk about a hiring hiccup.
Last year, the University of Central Florida began courting — and paying — a Rhode Island expert to join UCF's sports-management program.
His name: Daniel E. Doyle. And even though Doyle was in the midst of a...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:43 AM
Music will be a major part of Memorial Day weekend, from a Liberace movie to a June Carter Cash film to an Audra McDonald concert to the finale of "Smash."
PBS has something special in the National Memorial Day Concert at 8 p.m. Sunday from Washington....
| May 19, 2013
| 7:18 PM
High school athletes are like foot soldiers.
They register and enlist to join a team.
They go through basic training (preseason practice) to learn a level of discipline, focus and routine.
They are taught strategies and the teamwork needed to be...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:56 AM
In an unusual, late-night meeting, Florida lawmakers negotiating a state budget unveiled – and quickly agreed to – a new tax break meant to help a California company that recently hired one of Tallahassee’s most influential lobbying...
| May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and President Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
| May 17, 2012
What happens if you start a political party and nobody comes? Six months ago, a newfangled third party burst onto the scene, full of hope and promise. It was called Americans Elect, and it sought to give voters a choice many said they were looking for:...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
After he was first elected in 2008, President Obama’s surprise pick for secretary of state was Hillary Clinton, his bitter rival from that year’s Democratic primaries. But Clinton has said she won’t stay for Obama’s second term....