WASHINGTON -- As diplomats rush to reach an agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. military is stockpiling conventional bombs so powerful that strategists say they could cripple Tehran's most heavily fortified ...Read more
Cutting a nuclear deal with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would be the easy part for President Barack Obama, who must then persuade both houses of Congress to sign off on the pact. Republicans...Read more
With the release of the first batch of the thousands of emails that Hillary Clinton turned over to the State Department, what has America learned about the former secretary of state and current presidential candidate?
Lately, blows have been dealt to the conventional wisdom surrounding billionaire and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. First, the smart money told us that Mr. Trump just enjoyed all the media attention a ...Read more
WASHINGTON--Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the fifth Democrat to enter the 2016 presidential contest, acknowledging in his announcement Thursday that he would be a long shot against former Secretary of State Hillary ...Read more
WASHINGTON –– The Export-Import Bank, created by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help foreign customers buy U.S. goods, has been reauthorized 16 times, usually with little fuss and often with strong Republican ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Sitting under a patio umbrella display at an Arlington Costco, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz signed copies of his new memoir for several hundred discount shoppers and other supporters who ...Read more
SINGAPORE -- In January 2007, not long after George W. Bush announced his surge of troops into Iraq, I happened to be having lunch with a Chinese friend who is a well-connected member of the Communist Party. I asked him ...Read more
The Case of the Halloween Heist (Magical Mystery Series) (Volume 1)Brenda Elser
When Eva, Lauren and Robert receive a mysterious note telling them that all the Halloween candy in their neighborhood has been stolen (and exchanged for dental floss?) they decide that the thief has messed with the wrong Junior Detectives!
They set off to track down and return the ...
WASHINGTON -- The devil is not in the details. It's in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama's fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve detente with a fanatical Islamist regime ...Read more
My fellow Americans: If you see something, say something -- even if it means CAIR will threaten to sue you.
Multiple federal agencies and the Department of Defense are on high alert for a possible Islamic terrorist attack...Read more
As a kid, the Fourth of July was always my favorite holiday: the bike parade with the crepe paper so carefully threaded through the spokes, the afternoon of running and jumping contests where everyone won something, and,...Read more
However the Greek crisis ends, whether with Athens leaving the eurozone, or submitting and accepting austerity at the dictates of its creditors, the European Union appears headed for an existential crisis.
Greece ...Read more
The Fourth of July is a time to remember Americans who have contributed much to their country, and this Fourth weekend is a good time to remember two such Americans who died in recent weeks -- and whom I'd had the good ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Late in the evening on April 13, speaking to a meeting of about 55 senators, Secretary of State John Kerry argued against passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, claiming it would complicate ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Anxiety-ridden GOP masterminds will eventually find a way to solve the Trump Problem. Until they do, however, the Republican Party threatens to become as much of a laughingstock as what David Letterman used ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It used to be that budget cuts were the best way to kill a law you hated but lacked the votes to formally repeal. You know, if you can't beat 'em, defund 'em.
Times have changed. Now the mantra is: If you ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Stranger things have happened in American politics, but the sudden surge of Democratic/Populist Bernie Sanders and Republican/Pompulist Donald Trump puts one in mind of alternate universes.
And I don't mean ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- "This," President Obama said in the Rose Garden on Wednesday as he announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba, "is what change looks like."
This echo of his 2008 campaign theme was self-...Read more
President Obama warned Iran's ayatollahs on Tuesday that he was ready to walk away from a nuclear deal if Tehran won't agree to tough measures to prevent cheating.
Let's hope he means what he says.
Negotiators have ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, July 2:
The "sincere religious beliefs" objections to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states are getting ...Read more
- US stockpiles powerful bunker-buster bombs in case Iran nuclear talks fail
- Scott Walker files papers to run for president
- Export-Import Bank's demise is a victory for Koch brothers
- Ted Cruz signs books in Arlington, talks of breaking 'Washington cartel'
- Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field