By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 04/24/14 11:36 AM
My telephone is not ringing off the hook. No intriguing or inquiring emails have arrived on my computer. Yet, on Friday, a document drop from the Clinton Library revealed that years ago, in the 1990s, I was at the very heart of the "vast right-wing conspiracy." Now here we are almost a week...
By Michael Barone | 04/24/14 11:03 AM
President Obama's trip to Asia is one important respect was bound to be a failure before he took off from Andrews Air Force Base for Tokyo: he wasn't going to get approval of a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. That's not because the special trade representative is incompetent; he...
By Ashe Schow | 04/24/14 10:42 AM
After five years of delays, reviews and excuses, President Obama has apparently “all but decided to deny the permit for the [Keystone XL] pipeline,” according to Rolling Stone author Jeff Goodell. Goodell claimed that Obama's decision really is about politics, despite claims from the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/24/14 09:21 AM
CNN's report late Wednesday that at least 40 veterans died waiting for care at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix is the latest in a way-too-long string of reports of how that agency continues to fail those who have fought for the nation.
By Ashe Schow | 04/24/14 08:50 AM
In a first for Egypt, a doctor will be tried for performing female genital mutilation surgery on a girl who then died of complications.
By Washington Examiner | 04/24/14 05:35 AM
Over the past several weeks, President Obama has repeatedly declared the debate concerning the repeal of his signature health care law "over." And, to be sure, there is a certain rationale to his confidence. For all their talk about shrinking government, Republicans have never had much success...
By Michael Barone and Philip Klein | 04/24/14 05:27 AM
According to the conventional wisdom, Republican voters are too old and too white for the party to compete in an increasingly diverse American electorate. Does this mean that demographics will doom the GOP?
By Byron York | 04/23/14 10:31 PM
On Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki appeared flustered when she was asked a question concerning one of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's main legacies at Foggy Bottom. It was something called the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review and it was created by...
By Michael Barone | 04/23/14 06:48 PM
Schuette v. BAMN shouldn't have been a hard case. The Fourteenth Amendment outlaws racial discrimination. Racial quotas and preferences are, by definition, racial discrimination. Fifty-eight percent of Michigan voters in 2006 voted to prohibit racial quotas and preferences in admission to...
By David Freddoso | 04/23/14 05:49 PM
Former Rep. Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio, made quite a splash in November when he promised to raise and spend $8 million through his Defending Main Street PAC to fight off Tea Party candidates in Republican primaries. In the view of many traditional Republican interests, the rise of the Tea Party...
By Larry Elder | 04/23/14 05:27 PM
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has died. Sympathetic obituaries say things like "wrongfully convicted" or "exonerated." But the black middleweight-title-contending boxer was neither. Carter, in 1966, murdered three people. But Hollywood later made a movie, "The Hurricane," in which Denzel Washington...
By Steve Chapman | 04/23/14 05:26 PM
The question of racial preferences in university admissions has bedeviled the nation for decades. In 2003, the Supreme Court finally issued a verdict that gave something to either side of the debate.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/23/14 04:39 PM
Air Force officials changed the scoring system for the certification tests administered to the strategic missile force to address the concerns of service members caught in a recent cheating scandal who felt pressured to receive a perfect score. "We have made the monthly tests that the crew...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/23/14 04:28 PM
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh doesn't know if the successor to the F-22 Raptor, the Air Force's fifth generation fighter, will fly. "I don't even know that it's an airplane," Welsh told reporters Wednesday morning. "I wouldn't try and characterize it or describe it. I have no idea...
By Ashe Schow | 04/23/14 04:13 PM
Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has penned an essay for her campaign website about what she describes as “the real war on women.”
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