By Brenda Robinson As of last week, we do not know why Sqt. Bowe Bergdahl, five years ago, left his U.S. post in Afghanistan. Actually, we still don’t know if he left “on his own free will” or if he was taken off base by the Taliban or some other terrorist group. We don’t even […]
The following opinion piece we ran across indicates that dirty tricks often work in politics. One question is, “Why?” We would surmise that’s all a part of our collective national psyche that loves to follow scandal and the saga of human train wrecks. Look at the headlines garnered by the misadventures of people like Linsay […]
Healthcare reform in Massachusetts? Raise the federal minimum wage? Politics has a strange way of making people speak around election time—as does pressure from small but vocal segments of the political landscape. One can’t help but wonder what would have happened in the past presidential election had Mitt Romney not found him self boxed into […]
When is a figure of speech just a figure of speech? When dealing with Congress, of course. In recent years, it seems Congress has taken quite the opposite approach, at least on majority opting to be as obstructionist as possible with the goal of winning elections—the fate of the nation be damned despite their best […]
There have got to be a lot of folk out there wondering about General Patton… Russia could achieve Ukraine incursion in 3-5 days – NATO general BY ADRIAN CROFT BRUSSELS NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) U.S. Air Force General Philip Mark Breedlove attends the Opening Remarks of the NATO Military Committee Conference in Budapest, […]
Criticism in the memoirs of Robert M. Gates of the president’s lack of commitment to the administration’s Afghan War strategy has generated a debate…
WASHINGTON—The swift political and personal descent of former Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr. has accelerated with criminal information documents being filed accusing him of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, and making false statements in connection with allegations that he diverted approximately $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use.