Last week’s award for truer words were never spoken goes to David Martin, who served as deputy general counsel at the Department of Homeland Security in the first two years of the Obama administration.
OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.
The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:
Few qualities are more American than a zeal for fair play. That’s why, when reports emerged last spring that the Internal Revenue Service was targeting conservative groups applying for a certain tax-exempt status, fair-minded folks of all political stripes expressed outrage.
Torture is immoral, illegal and irreconcilable with this nation’s most cherished values. If defenders of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program disagree, they should come out and say so. Instead, they blow smoke.
House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …
Two men are in custody after turning themselves in at the port of entry in Nogales, asking the government to grant them humanitarian parole and to re-open their immigration cases.
Jan Brewer isn’t going to run for a third term as Arizona governor.
The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…
The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.
WASHINGTON — Convenience stores will have to start stocking a variety of “staple foods” alongside the snacks and fountain drinks if they want to keep accepting food stamps, under a little-noticed section of the farm bill.
While doing research for a writing project, I came upon President Obama’s proclamation for African-American History Month 2013. In that announcement the president asked the American public to observe and embrace the history and contributions of African-Americans in the U.S. In addition, Oba…
As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.
The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.
As the U.S. economy continues to sputter, five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014:
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times: