Missouri Governor Bob Holden learned how volatile globalization issues have become when his Democratic primary challenger, Claire McCaskill, started banging away on him for offshoring the state's
Sidney Morgenbesser, the philosopher's philosopher, died on August 1. Sidney was one of a kind.
Throwing a bone to its sex-obsessed religious base, the GOP has slipped an abstinence activist into its convention mix of mostly moderate speakers.
A silver lining amid the dismal outpouring of news from Iraq has been the unbroken parade of conservative (and liberal hawk) commentators who now admit--with mea culpas, half-apologies and sour c
The war on the other side of the world was launched with high expectations but is now widely seen as a fiasco.
In the 1960s John F. Kennedy inspired America with his pledge to put a man on the moon in ten years. Now, John F.
The color of emergency alerts does not matter if the people producing the alerts cannot be trusted.
Regular people, just plain working folks
Always stood out in my eyes.
I scorn all those people who drink wine instead
Of eating Frito pies.
More than once in Jonathan Demme's reimagining of The Manchurian Candidate, a distraught Denzel Washington jabs at his skull and rasps, "They got in here." He means it literally.
Over the century that followed the Napoleonic wars, the Ottoman Empire contracted and eventually disappeared from the map.
American policy-makers may be divided into two schools of thought on the Arab-Israeli conflict: the evenhanded and the Israel-first.
KERRY AND IRAQ
Kansas City, KS
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