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Why is Rick Perry smiling? He's got the smoking gun on video

By David Freddoso | 08/20/14 05:00 PM

Why is Rick Perry smiling? He's got the smoking gun on video

Texas Gov. Rick Perry showed up Tuesday at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin for booking. Despite facing the possibility of more than a century in prison, he smiled like he was posing for an official campaign photo.
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Ferguson: Not nearly as daunting as the 1960s riots

Ferguson: Not nearly as daunting as the 1960s riots

By Michael Barone | 08/20/14 08:16 PM

Continued violence in Ferguson, Mo., brings back memories of the Detroit riots of the 1960s. But there are some differences of varying significance between the riots of the 1960s and Ferguson today.
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The tortuous debate over the CIA's 'torture' report

The tortuous debate over the CIA's 'torture' report

By Jed Babbin | 08/20/14 05:48 PM

The biggest political drama of the summer isn't about Hillary Clinton or immigration reform. It's the intense behind-the-scenes battle between the CIA and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence over the committee's report on the CIA's alleged torturing of terrorist detainees during the...
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