Harry Reid isn’t talkative. But the Senate majority leader chatted freely with the two disarmingly charming book authors who came to his office at the Capitol shortly after the 2008 election. They — and their tape recorder — were soaking in his reminiscences about the wild campaign that had turned a backbencher in his caucus [...]
Why another book on the 2008 campaign, a year after the inauguration of President Obama? What more is there to say about a race that was covered day in and day out by newspapers, magazines, television, radio and bloggers? Is there anything more to learn about the candidates — and does it matter to an [...]
America’s politicians are hopelessly addicted to spending.
“Our debt is mind boggling,” said Beck as he rattled off a list of the nation’s financial obligations: $12 trillion in national debt; $8 trillion in bailouts; and $106 trillion in unfunded liabilities (over $346,000 per person).
“It doesn’t take a Harvard education to understand that at some point we [...]
If President Obama were to be compared to a comic book character, it would have to be Two-Face from Batman.
On one side of Obama’s face is Mr. Transparency, the idealistic candidate who promised us over and over again that all the negotiations concerning health care reform would be conducted out in the open on C-Span. On the [...]
Yemen has launched an offensive against al Qaeda and the U.S. embassy in Sanaa reopened on Tuesday after security forces staged a raid just outside the capital that dealt with an imminent security threat. Yemen has sent thousands of troops to take part in a campaign against al Qaeda in three provinces over the past [...]