BY DON SORCHYCH | DECEMBER 31, 2013
Happy New Year!
If all goes well there will be an election in May or August to unwind the lynching of our town manager and the return of independent thinkers rather than a slate driven council and mayor.
BY ROBERT ROMANO | DECEMBER 31, 2013
Do the American people have an even greater expectation of privacy in the digital era?
That is what U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Richard Leon has ruled, in a case enjoining the National Security Agency (NSA) from gathering intelligence, including hundreds of millions of phone and email messages, on every single person in the country, a program revealed by former defense contractor Edward Snowden.
BY TOM TOTH | DECEMBER 31, 2013
President Barack Obama's words have pulled the United States executive office to a new low.
This week, Obama's poll numbers tumbled to the lowest point for an American president at this stage of his administration since (post-Watergate) Richard Nixon. Barely a year after besting Mitt Romney for a second term in office, "lame duck" fails to describe an Obama who has stumbled from exemplar of hope and change to below even just another politician willing to say anything politically expedient for himself.
BY RICK MANNING | DECEMBER 31, 2013
The Republican Party winning coalition has traditionally stood on a three legged stool consisting of God, guns and economic freedom with the economic freedom part of the equation being the glue.
BY SHELDON RICHMAN | DECEMBER 31, 2013
What are President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry up to with Iran? First they boasted of a historic interim agreement with Iran regarding its civilian nuclear program – an agreement which demonstrates that the Islamic Republic won’t be making nuclear weapons – something it has shown no inclination to do anyway. Then they prevailed on the U.S. Senate to hold off on imposing more economic sanctions on the Iranian people before there’s been a chance to move from the six-month interim pact to a permanent agreement.