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36 min ago | National Journal

A Brief History of Acting U.S. Presidents and What Colons Have to Do With It

California needs acting governors whenever the real one leaves the state. The U.S. has only needed acting presidents when the real ones get colonoscopies.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush

4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Michael Goldman: Perhaps Rodney King said it best: 'Can't we all just get along?'

What would you expect the governments of either the United States, Russia, India or China to do if they found out a neighboring military force, whose members refused to accept the right of any of those sovereign nations to exist, had built dozens of secret tunnels designed to funnel bands of marauding killers into those countries in order to kill ... (more)


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Opinion

9 hrs ago | CNN

Debt causes security concern

Jonathan Pollard is a divisive figure in U.S.-Israeli relations. The former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst was caught spying for Israel in 1985 and was sentenced in 1987 to life imprisonment.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Navy, George Bush

10 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Early Moves Could Set the Stage for November Victory

Campaign operatives tend to garner too much credit for wins and shoulder too much blame for defeats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, North Carolina, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Thad Cochran, Republican

16 hrs ago | American Reporter


It's good news for the Constitution and the rule of law that President Obama ordered the release of the Bush Administration memos that justified the use of torture and that he has not ruled out prosecuting officials who devised the policies that allowed torture to happen.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Terrorism

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Northwest Progressive Institute

Republican Party trying to drive down support for Matt Isenhower with ...

In an apparent attempt to make the high-profile contest between incumbent Republican Andy Hill and his Democratic challenger Matt Isenhower look less competitive, the Senate Republican caucus has begun sending out attack mailers to Democratic voters in the 45th District, trying to discredit Matt Isenhower by claiming he is really a Republican - ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, George Bush

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

Again, the isolationist smear9:08 am

It doesn't take much to be smeared as an isolationist by leading Republicans. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who appears to be running for president again, and former vice president Dick Cheney - not to mention Sen. John McCain, Gov. Chris Christie, and other members of the GOP establishment - can always be counted on to drag out that insult whenever they ... (more)


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Texas Government, Ron Paul, US News, Texas, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Opinion

American Reporter

On Native GroundUNCHARTED Territory for the U.S. Economy

The corruption scandals, Troopergate, her musings on how to ban library books, the moose slaughter, the drill-baby-drill, the creationist stupidity, the pregnant underage daughter and the acceptance of statutory rape as a marriage-brokering tool, the bridge to nowhere and all the rest of it - including the story on the front page of the New York ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Saturday Short List for July 26, 2014

While a poll could be constructed to indicate a majority of Americans think Earth is flat, the numbers are interesting.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

Obamacare Architect Says He Made A Mistake In 2012 Video That Wingnuts Are Freaking On

"I never heard any of them suggest subsidies would not be available in states where officials decided not to operate their own marketplaces."


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US News, US Politics, Republican, US Senate, John McCain, Liberal Political News

The Capital-Journal

Letter: If Al Gore had won

If the U.S. Supreme Court had not stopped Florida's vote count in 2000, Al Gore would have been president.


Related Topix: US Politics, Al Gore, US News, US Supreme Court, George Bush, Opinion

The Spokesman-Review

2 New Idaho Chair Hopefuls Emerge

Two new candidates for Idaho Republican Party chairman have emerged in the past two days: Cassia County Republican Chairman Douglas Pickett, and former Dick Cheney aide and three-year Idaho Falls resident Steve Yates.


Related Topix: Cassia County, ID, Idaho Falls, ID

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Max

Ex-Cheney Adviser: Obama Overvalues Image in Foreign Policy

America's adversaries no longer worry that they'll be punished for threatening U.S. interests because they recognize President Barack Obama's image-conscious distaste for the exercise of American power, a Mideast policy adviser to former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney told Newsmax TV on Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

News Max

Mary Matalin: Obama Anti-Semitism on Israel 'Heartbreaking'

The Obama administration is guilty of "heartbreaking" anti-Semitism in its treatment of Israel, according to veteran Republican political consultant Mary Matalin.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Mary Matalin


Clintonians Flock With the Vultures Over Argentina

It is no surprise that right-wing Republican and hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer should be trying to wring hundreds of millions of dollars out of Argentina for a debt that Buenos Aires doesn't really owe him.


Related Topix: Clinton, MA, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'

As I write this, a song from Harburg and Arlen's score for "The Wizard of Oz" is running through my head.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US News, US Military, US Navy, George Bush

The Washington Post

Run, Darth, run! The case for Vader 2016

Well, the polls are in. And Darth Vader is the unofficial 2016 front-runner. All he has to do is keep his helmet on so he can breathe and announce his candidacy, and the race is his! First, FiveThirtyEight conducted a poll to find the approval ratings of "Star Wars" characters.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, George Bush, Business News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Assumptions about foreign intervention dangerous

In a recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal , former vice president Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz pin the blame the present chaos in the Middle East on U.S. President Barack Obama and his policies towards the region.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Air Force, Opinion

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."


Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush

Wed Jul 23, 2014


US Intelligence: No Evidence Russia Did It

After days of placing hostile blame for the downing of the Malaysian airliner on Russia, the White House permitted US intelligence officials to tell reporters that there is no evidence of the Russian government's involvement.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News