November 23, 2011
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There was a time when bad behavior carried serious consequences.
More and more of us don't trust government.
Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole?
What Westerners struggle to figure out is how to distinguish Islamists from moderate Muslims and how to recognize the true Islamist when they are taught to deceive us about their radical beliefs.
Tyranny is no longer lurking. It's here.
Journalists should do their jobs on Benghazi and IRS issues.
The debate over taxing Internet sales isn't about "fairness;" it is, or ought to be, about spending,
I'm all for an immigration bill, just not this immigration bill.
One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions.. In the case of the Boston bombers, observers search for
Could more have been done to prevent the Boston attack?
The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes.
There are many successful liberals, so why do so many of them wish to subsidize failure for the poor, instead of showing them how to succeed?
History is full of warnings about what happens when people follow public opinion instead of standing by their principles.
President Obama should listen to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the "founder" of shuttle diplomacy.
Given his track record on marital fidelity, former President Bill Clinton is not the person I would consult about "committed, loving relationships."
The entire sequester scenario is about delivering the House of Representatives to Democrats in 2014.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is looking beyond the beginning of the sequestration.
Under pressure from religious and conservative groups, the Obama administration has offered another compromise on the issue of birth control coverage within the Affordable Care Act.
Some political commentators are dancing on what they believe to be the grave of the Republican Party.
There's no doubt that children, especially schoolchildren, are vulnerable to all kinds of threats, but are they "the most vulnerable," as the president claimed.
Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy.
I had read about financially motivated expatriates but never knew one who had taken the ultimate step until I visited with my longtime friend “Sam.”
It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North
As much as humans have tried for millennia to prevent evil acts, we have not succeeded.
Unemployment in Singapore is practically nonexistent.
Very few elected officials see themselves as stewards; even fewer practice stewardship.
Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from without.
After watching the third presidential debate, are you clear on America's foreign policy? I thought not. That's because there appears to be no singular foreign policy, but rather a series of foreign policies which must be tailored to fit each nation.
In his debate with Paul Ryan, the vice president was merely a jerk.
It isn't the policies and attitude of the United States toward the Arab world that need changing. It's the attitude and policies of the Arab world that need to change.
For President Obama, truth telling remains an unfulfilled promise.
When women complain about men who can't commit, they can thank -- or blame -- two people: Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner and the former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, Helen Gurley Brown.
To call Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a "mad dog," as Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank did, is an affront to the canine community and those suffering from legitimate mental illness.
Some of Calvin Coolidge's contemporaries may have found his reserved New England manner boring, but some moderns are starting to reconsider the economic rules and political standards by which he lived.
After more than three years of pandering and apologizing to the Islamic world, the Obama administration has produced a tree bearing rotten fruit.
The U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) is the best guidebook for Americans concerned where a nationalized health system might take us.
Now its Newts turn. Having risen to the top in some opinion polls, the former speaker of the House is taking heat for large consulting fees paid to him by the government-sponsored mortgage company Freddie Mac for wisdom a New York Times editorial said was so simplistic it might have come from a fortune cookie.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Since the congressional super committee appears unable, or unwilling, to take a lesson from Indiana or Virginia -- where Republican governors have made spending cuts and delivered budget surpluses without damaging the social safety net -- members might wish to consider Puerto Rico and what its governor, Luis Fortuno, is doing.Fortuno is Puerto Rico's first Republican governor in 42 years. In 2009 when he took office, the U.S. territory had a $3.3 billion budget deficit. Three years earlier, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the commonwealth's bond rating to junk status while in deep recession.