| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The announcement last week that South Carolina's Jim DeMint is leaving his Senate seat to run the Heritage Foundation caused some in Washington to wishfully think that perhaps the move might usher in a more congenial, if not cooperative, outlook in the U....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
From #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics.
And while there is...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy.
With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak at a prominent conservative political rally next month, alongside the likes of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, the American Conservative Union said...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Those of you paying attention have noticed that the Obama administration is actually doing what it promised: transforming America into a gigantic welfare state. And there are plenty of takers willing to cash in on it and "get mine." Numbers don't lie....
| Nov 15, 2012
The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:00 AM
In his recent press conference, President Barack Obama again claimed his plan to reduce the deficit and avoid the fiscal cliff would mean that "97 percent of small businesses are not going to see their taxes go up." But this is, to put it politely,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I've been thinking a lot about college lately. You see, one of my more time-consuming tasks is to write college recommendation letters. It's an occupational hazard from extended time in the state legislature, Congress and the governorship. But it's one...
| Mar 7, 2014
— President Barack Obama is such a weak strongman. What's more, he is a feeble dictator and a timid tyrant.
That, at any rate, is Republicans' critique of him. With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Obama's critics pivoted seamlessly from...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., recently jump-started the tax reform debate. It's about time. The tax code stables in Washington haven't been cleaned out since 1986 more than a quarter century ago, when Ronald Reagan was...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Upon reading "Obama Aims To Lift Young Men Of Color" [Feb. 28, news], I couldn't help realizing, that the more times change, and the more liberals remain the same.
One wonders if the subject is of such urgency, why it took him five years to address it....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
By Megha Rajagopalan and Greg Torode
BEIJING/HONG KONG, March 6 (Reuters) - From harassing
Filipino fishing boats and monitoring oil exploration off
Vietnam to playing cat-and-mouse with the Japanese coastguard,
China's expanding fleet of civilian patrol...