WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump can't stop boasting about nearly $400 billion in military and business deals his administration made during his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia last month.
"Hundreds of billions of ...Read more
Today we have good interim news for President Donald Trump's blue-collar working class voter base. We are talking here about all the true-believers who finally became fed up after years of being taken for granted by ...Read more
They went into a room to write a health care bill. Didn't need any women. For diversity they had Ted Cruz, still famous at Harvard for only allowing Ivy League grads into his law school study group. A man of the people. ...Read more
The president of the United States has now declared that CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC along with the "failing" New York Times and the Washington Post are not news organizations staffed by professional journalists but mere ...Read more
Today let us praise jobs. Indisputably, jobs are helpful in paying mortgages and buying groceries. They build moral character too, with the possible exception of employment in politics. That is saying the obvious. Now let ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- This is not your father's inflation -- and that's good news. Business cycles often end when higher inflation causes a country's central bank (the Federal Reserve in the United States) to raise interest rates,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In mathematics, when you're convinced of some eternal truth but can't quite prove it, you offer it as a hypothesis (with a portentous capital H) and invite the world, future generations if need be, to prove ...Read more
As a former refugee from Iraq and a proud American citizen, I've closely followed the public debate and legal battle right through Monday's Supreme Court decision about President Trump's travel ban. But I haven't talked to...Read more
Theory TPh.D. Phillip R. Walker
Theory T enables you to see possibilities for creating a different world by shifting trust-consciousness. The book is a personal statement of the author’s beliefs, feelings, and attitudes, each intersecting with the importance of trust in achieving the Best Version of Humanity.
"Despicable Me 3" comes across less like the latest animated tale in the popular franchise about the once evil Gru (Steve Carell) and more like a made-for-television movie rushed into production to introduce a new TV ...Read more
Democrats these days must feel like Michael Dukakis, as famously played by Jon Lovitz in a debate with then-Vice President George H.W. Bush on "Saturday Night Live" when he said, "I can't believe I'm losing to this guy."
SAN DIEGO -- How absurd has the immigration debate become? This absurd: It is now considered controversial when people simply tell the truth.
As when the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement explains the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate health care bill, which was scuttled Tuesday until after July 4, was doomed by two narratives: Republicans are mean, and poor people would be dropping like flies.
Assisting the opposition was none...Read more
ERBIL, Iraq -- Here in the capital of Iraqi Kuridstan, the mood is "Kurdistan First" with the announcement of a referendum on independence in September. In neighboring Saudi Arabia, it's "Saudi First," as a brash young ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Weeks before his inauguration, Donald Trump was allied with a company in the former Soviet republic of Georgia that planned to build a 47-story luxury tower in the Black Sea resort of Batumi.
The tower, nixed ...Read more
Organ music belongs in great cathedrals. And what better or older American cathedral than a minor-league ballpark like the one in North Little Rock, Ark., with its little retro bandbox of a ballfield? That's where the ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Star Tribune on Wednesday, June 28:
Twice now, the Congressional Budget Office has provided a clear message to Republicans rolling out health reform legislation: The "cures" the ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in The San Diego Union-Tribune on Tuesday, June 27:
Liberals have won enough big battles in America's culture wars in recent years -- most notably the rapid and still growing support for ...Read more
It stands to reason that in an era of alternative facts and alt-right websites generating fake news, we're not getting the whole story on Senate Republicans' bill to overhaul the Obama-era health care law.
On Monday, Tom ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, June 28:
President Donald Trump seems to want it both ways when it comes to Russian election meddling. In the months before Nov. 8, when polls ...Read more
- Trump calls Supreme Court ruling on his travel ban a 'clear victory'
- Trump's 15 percent corporate rate debated during tax meetings, official says
- Trump dreamed of his name on towers across former Soviet Union
- Marco Rubio has the president's ear on Latin America
- Trump's promise of jobs from Saudi deals may fall flat