Published September 08, 2009
It is, well, silly to keep children home from school in order to prevent their exposure to Obama’s back-to-school remarks. It is, nonetheless, understandable that some parents had concerns.
Published August 14, 2009
Fortunately for all of us there exists a real world parallel that may help us to better evaluate the potential ramifications of the public option for health care and for private insurance. It's called the United States Post Office.
Published July 17, 2009
Will America return to the competition of being the best?
Published July 14, 2009
What matters now is how Sarah Palin approaches her future, if she really wants to be president of the United States.
Published June 17, 2009
It should come as little surprise that the once venerable ABC News has announced it would broadcast an upcoming edition of its "World News" from the White House's Blue Room, followed by a national town hall meeting on healthcare held in the East Room and presided over by President Barack Obama.
Published May 27, 2009
President Barak Obama's selection of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor was the predictable choice. And the predictability was one of the reasons her name was mentioned so prominently, and frequently, in the media in the weeks and days leading up to her actually being selected.
Published May 06, 2009
Voters opted to end one-party rule in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday when they exchanged an all-Democratic City Council for one that includes two Republican-endorsed independents among its incoming members.
Published May 03, 2009
On Saturday Jack Kemp, one of the intellectual engines that propelled Reagan-era conservatism forward as a mainstream political idea, died after a long battle with cancer. Forever youthful, energetic into his 70s and JFK-like in his passion for ideas, Kemp helped reshape the Republican Party in ways that strengthened its appeal to middle- and working-class voters.
Published April 29, 2009
By Peter RoffFellow, Institute for Liberty/Former Senior Political Writer, United Press International
Many years ago, when I was just knee-high to an intern, a long time veteran of Capitol Hill told me a story about a particularly obnoxious senior Democratic member of Congress for whom his staff felt little affection.
Published April 25, 2009
Longtime conservative leader Morton Blackwell, a Reagan administration alumni and once the youngest Goldwater delegate at the GOP convention, is perhaps best know as the originator of the phrase "Personnel is policy."