President-elect Donald Trump accused approval rating polls of underestimating his support as he nears inauguration, tweeting early Tuesday morning that they were "rigged" against him.
"The same people who did the phony ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- CIA Director John Brennan’s biggest concern the past few years hasn’t been Russian hacking, or even the wars in the Middle East, but what he calls “modernization” of the agency. In an effort to ...Read more
Hoodlums will be out in full force this Inauguration Day weekend. Count on it.
I've covered the left's criminal anarchist element for more than 20 years -- from the animal rights terrorists who have harassed, threatened ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A recent tweet from @realDonaldTrump: John Lewis is an American hero. I look forward to working with him in the years to come.”
That, my friends, is what’s known as “fake news.” It didn’t happen. I...Read more
If you're going to play the victim, make sure you're really victimized.
That's the lesson that I hope conservative CNN commentator and radio host Ben Ferguson learned after criticizing Rep. John Lewis for describing ...Read more
It is here, it is upon us, it is the utterly, totally, completely impossible presidency of Donald Trump, and he has opportunities galore to rejuvenate the best in this country. Some of his ideas could get us there as he is...Read more
Nearly ten years ago, Barack Obama sat down with a group of Des Moines Register writers and editors to pitch his credentials for the Democratic nomination for president. It was June 18, 2007, and Obama was a first-term U.S...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, Jan. 17:
College, we like to think, is a time of intellectual inquiry. But it is also, as anyone who has spent any time on a campus knows, a time of ...Read more
The Railroad ManJohn V. Pasquariello
Mike Vincente’s life hit rock bottom after being unjustly drummed out from the New Jersey State Police. Now a railroad cop, he thinks he’s nothing more than a boxcar babysitter. But while he’s on a routine call to roust yet another trespasser from the yard, Laura ...
The following editorial appeared in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday, Jan. 17:
If there's a strategy behind President-elect Donald Trump's off-the-cuff pronouncements, such as his characterization of NATO as "obsolete,"...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, Jan. 17:
As the Trump administration shapes its environmental policies, we hope the newcomers to Washington will resolve this paradox: The American ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Jan. 17:
Senior officials of some 70 countries and international organizations gathered in Paris on Sunday to try, one more time, to move forward...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Jan. 18:
In lamenting President Barack Obama's foreign and military policies, Republicans have frequently offered a concise summary: "Our allies don't ...Read more
Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Because he's a great speech-giver. Everyone knows that. He does, too.
Does the ability to share the feelings of another person make us better human beings?
Fans of empathy describe it as working like a spotlight, focusing us on specific individuals, driving us to feel as they do, and making...Read more
As the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches on Jan. 22, and with the coming of the new year, I find myself contemplating the word "choice." After all, isn't the new year the time to think about the choices we make?
The following editorial appeared in The Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Jan. 17:
It's churlish for President-elect Donald Trump to pick fights with the likes of actress Meryl Streep. It's divisive to feud with Rep. John Lewis,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump railed against his main political opponent for allowing a tax break that lets some investment managers pay lower tax rates than average workers. After he takes office, he may have...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's transition to the presidency has seen his popularity decline, not expand, and he will enter the White House on Friday far weaker in that regard than any president in decades.
Trump is unique ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Once the parade winds down and the spectators leave the National Mall on Friday, incoming President Donald J. Trump is set to use his first hours in office to reverse some of his predecessor's highest-profile...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even before he enters the White House on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump has signaled that his foreign policy could include a diminished Europe and an unfettered Russia, creating deep unease in many of ...Read more
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