| Aug 7, 2014
" . . . but we tortured some folks."
— President Barack Obama, Aug.1.
OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks"? Really?
Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of...
| Aug 9, 2014
Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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Cedar Cove In this new episode, Olivia (Andie...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Six years after the financial crisis, regulators said that 11 banks deemed too big to fail still have produced no workable procedures to help regulators shut them down should they ever reach the brink of failure.
The Federal Reserve and the Federal...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:16 PM
In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
It's sobering to recall that less...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON The Obama administration blacked out significant portions of the findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected terrorists, leading the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to delay...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that CIA interrogators tortured suspected terrorists but voiced "full confidence" in CIA Director John Brennan despite criticism from Congress and the public.
Obama rhetorically conceded that...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:35 PM
WASHINGTON The Obama administration censored significant portions of the findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected terrorists, forcing the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to delay their...
| Jul 18, 2014
By now you know of the tragic story of the jetliner carrying nearly 300 souls.
Hit by a powerful missile, it had no chance. Blown out of the air, the jet went down. All passengers and crew were killed.
Quickly, almost immediately, in the confusion...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Retired Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander in chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:13 PM
It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.
Case in point: There's a near-riot in liberal circles over the very idea that supporters of the Iraq war...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he doesn't have "as much optimism as I'd like to have" that a bill to address the flood of Central American children crossing into the U.S. will get through the GOP-controlled chamber before the end...