“I worship the ground the Paul Ryan walks on,” Dick Cheney said yesterday at an energy event in Houston, “I hope he doesn’t run for president because that would ruin a good man who has a lot of work to do.”
Cheney's remarks seem to reflect his sense of humour, but they conflict with a lot of important conservative voices calling for Ryan to run. Read More
It’s a high-pressure job, the presidency. Think about how badly the Osama bin Laden raid could have gone. The worst case — Navy SEALs trapped in a firefight with Pakistani forces — could have made “Black Hawk Down” look like a cakewalk.
Yet the night after he gave the “go” order, President Barack Obama hit the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and had to grin his way through canned laugh lines working over The Donald. Read More
WHAT: Pakistan is sending out a battalion of Washington lobbyists to fight for continuation of its $3 billion in annual U.S. aid. The Pakistani government is panicked at the rising congressional suspicions that it deliberately hid Osama bin Laden for six years. Read More
Police officers lined the streets last week to protect President Barack Obama during his fundraising trip to San Francisco, most likely racking up thousands of dollars in extra pay and overtime. Read More
In an interview with NBC, Donald Trump revealed that he has investigators in Hawaii tracking down Obama's birth certificate. "I have people that have been studying it and they cannot believe what they're finding," Trump said Read More
What would a hypothetical President Mitt Romney do about Obamacare? Romney posts a blog on National Review Online to explain. Read More
’Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the Housethe liberals were stirring, and boy did they grouse!While earmarks were hung on the Reid bill with carein hopes that the public would not see them there,the “rich folks” were nestled all snug in their bed —in hopes they’d be spared, like the president said —while Nancy in kerchief and Bernie in capwere hunting for corpses that Congress could tap. Read More
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Over five centuries ago, Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new trade route to India. The findings of this explorer from Genoa, Italy, would change the map of the world and forever alter the course of human history. Read More
The left has collapsed.
Its political support has collapsed. Public opinion polls point to a historic repudiation of the president and the Democratic party this fall, something on the order of a 60-seat Republican gain in the House. The GOP has an outside shot at taking the Senate as well. Read More
The deaths this week of two political Old Bulls has inspired some harsh commentary.
Writers have noted that Dan Rostenkowski, longtime chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, went to "Club Fed" (as he called it) on minor corruption charges. They have written at length that Ted Stevens, senator from Alaska for 40 years, brought a lot of pork barrel projects to his state and was convicted on corruption charges -- a conviction overturned because of prosecutorial misconduct. Read More