9 hrs ago
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Is Obama a victim of second-term White House curse?
The Issue: Three scandals in the making hit the administration in less than a week.
15 hrs ago
'S.W.A.T.' actor Steve Forrest dead at age 87
Actor Steve Forrest, who was best known for a leading role on the short-lived 1970s television drama "S.W.A.T.," has died at the age of 87 in Thousand Oaks, California, near Los Angeles, his wife Christine said on Thursday.
Walker will get spotlight in Iowa
He insists he's not running for president, but Governor Scott Walker will be in Iowa Thursday at an event that's seen appearances by previous Republican presidential hopefuls.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wait Two Months, Then Check Obama's Approval Rating
President Obama's approval rating in several recently released polls suggests that the three controversies his administration is navigating have not begun to hurt him.
Belleville News Democrat
Longtime SWIC culinary instructor Chef Ollie Sommer dies
The driving force behind Southwestern Illinois College's Hospitality Food Service Management Program for 22 years, the 87-year-old Sommer's resume included cooking for Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
Tue May 21, 2013
Black and missing awareness addressed through fundraiser
In the world of missing people, African Americans make up an estimated one third of those who are missing nationwide, although they make up 12 percent of the overall population.
Hundreds of Non-Union Workers With Taxpayer-Supported Jobs Plan to Strike Today
Starting at 7:30 this morning, hundreds of non-union workers with taxpayer-supported jobs plan to go on strike in the nation's capitol.
Opinion: Obama can still build legacy
Many a modern president has lost momentum and suffered what are termed "scandals" in his second term.
Mon May 20, 2013
Real Clear Politics
Richard Milhous Obama
He's compared himself to Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt, evoked nostalgia for John F. Kennedy, sought to emulate Ronald Reagan, praised George W. Bush, and enlisted the assistance of Bill Clinton in his 2012 re-election effort, but as his second term stumbles along, the president with whom Barack Obama finds himself being compared is Richard ... (more)
Scott Walker, Illegalities Like Ronald Reagan
It always amazes me how the obedient, uninformed lemmings follow the right-wing greed anywhere and everywhere they are led.
Rumsfeld: 'Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Improve the Lives of Their Fellow Citizens'
In " Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life ," released on May 14, Rumsfeld expounded on capitalism, and why we need more people to defend it in our society.
Sun May 19, 2013
The methods of war have failed
A trail of blood is seen at the Kirkland Heights house of Keith Clarke, who was killed by the security forces on May 27, 2010.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Land of the Free
Ronald Reagan: Same-sex marriage advocate?
Patti Davis, Ronald Reagan's daughter, recently speculated on where her father might stand on same-sex marriage.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Reagan Doctrine's 21st century relevance
The Obama administration infamously stumbled and bumbled through the Arab Spring uprisings, which challenged the undemocratic power structures of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
Globe and Mail
Why Conrad Black thinks the United States is in decline
For someone who vowed to keep a low profile now that he is back in Canada, Conrad Black has been extremely visible.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Daily Caller
John Podesta: Barack Obama's H.R. Haldeman?
Steven Miller, who until his resignation on Wednesday was the acting commissioner of the IRS, recently explained that "mistakes were made" in the IRS's deliberate targeting of various conservative organizations.
Wed May 15, 2013
President Obama appears to be following trend of scandal-plagued second terms
Richard Nixon had the Watergate scandal . Ronald Reagan had Iran-Contra . Bill Clinton had the Monica Lewinsky affair .
The Right's "Scandal" Funhouse Mirror
The modern American news media operates like a giant right-wing funhouse mirror reflecting back some large things as small and some small things as large.
The secret laser-toting Soviet satellite that almost was
On the evening of Wednesday, March 23, 1983 , Ronald Reagan delivered a televised address about defense and national security.
War Is A Crime
Efrain Rios Montt Sent to Jail: Guatemala's Mayan People Win One For a Change
I saw the masked men throwing truth into a well. When I began to weep for it I found it everywhere.