Illinois’ Phil Hare is the latest Democratic candidate to embellish his military service record.
How can we remember the cinema of the 1970s without the drug-induced rants from Dennis Hopper in both Easy Rider and Apocalypse Now? Unfortunately, last year it was revealed that Hopper was battling something just as serious as his previous drug addiction, prostate cancer. Hopper died this morning at the age of 74.
After battling drug [...]
Joe Klein is taking a break from his usual attacks on Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin to go after a former Bush administration official for daring to criticize President Obama. Posting on “Swampland,” the blog of pro-Obama Time Magazine, Klein couldn’t handle this truthful remark about the Obama administration by Pete Wehner, whom Klein childishly refers to as the “Bush Assistant [...]
It’s official: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama’s second nominee to the US Supreme Court. Today on the Daily Beast, Peter Beinart revisits Kagan’s anti-military zealotry over “don’t ask, don’t tell”—unsurprisingly, it doesn’t bother him enough to oppose her confirmation (though he does offer an intriguing nugget about administration allies offering to help [...]
Ed Koch has been a public servant for many years. He was a councilman, congressman, and gained notoriety as a three term mayor of New York City. It’s difficult not to be impressed by the man who’s 86 years young and by his opinions. He is currently a writer and a partner [...]
Barack Obama accused George W. Bush of ”unconscionable ineptitude” in failing to respond quickly and effectively to Hurricane Katrina. Yet his administration shamelessly excuses itself of any responsibility in waiting eight days before beginning to respond in any meaningful way to the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
As usual, Obama can rely on his obsequious defenders in the liberal ‘lamestream’ media to [...]