| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The worldwide terror alert will be discussed on the Sunday morning chat programs. Here's the guest list:
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R.C., talks to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. Another guest will be football referee Sarah Thomas, a...
| Aug 25, 2013
The make-believe crusade by publicity hound Republicans to somehow stop Obamacare is one of the most cynical political exercises we've seen in many years. And that, my friends, is saying something.
Charlatans are peddling the fantasy that somehow they...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:53 PM
One of my regular correspondents sent me a video the other day that featured Ronald Reagan predicting that the United States was on the dire path to socialized medicine.
The video clip actually comes from the Michael Moore movie "Sicko," but the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:35 PM
The American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation are two well-established, politically-conservative Washington, D. C., think tanks.
How conservative are they?
Let’s just say that if the Environmental Working Group and the Center...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Nearly 1 million Floridians will fall through a large doughnut hole next month when the health insurance exchange — a key element in the Affordable Care Act — opens.
The unintended coverage gap in the new health-care law will put a large...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:57 AM
FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) — Tea party activists, once unquestioned as a benefit to the Republican Party for supplying it with votes and energy, are now criticizing GOP leaders at seemingly every turn.
They're demanding that Congress use upcoming...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Left-wing historian Howard Zinn -- author of the perennially popular “A People’s History of the United States” -- has long been criticized by other historians on the left, a number of whom have publicly challenged both his facts and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
"I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...."
So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Imagine a major Christian leader citing Scripture while writing about marriage, abortion, divorce or sexual abstinence in a commentary published by a mainstream newspaper.
Imagine him encouraging reforms that "reflect biblical principles," noting that...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:49 PM
WASHINGTON — It was not surprising that Texas held out.
For years, Texas was among a handful of states that required every resident seeking help with grocery bills to first be fingerprinted, an exercise typically associated with criminals....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- Future illegal immigration to the U.S. could be cut in half by the Senate-approved bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, according to a new analysis Wednesday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:57 PM
For 10 years, Ray Lizarraga displayed in his home a Confederate-style kepi that he obtained when he first started participating in Civil War re-enactments.
He placed it on the head of an 11-year-old stranger Wednesday during a commemorative march on...