"Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me.
"Here's the difference between us," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on "Fox News Sunday." "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles."
All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border.
Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business."
You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.
For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did.
"Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy."
Hillary Clinton's State Department memoir, "Hard Choices," has just come out, and who among us can contain their excitement?
Good for Rick Perry.
There he goes again. At a press conference in Brussels Thursday, President Barack Obama was asked if he was surprised by the controversy over his decision to trade Bowe Bergdahl for five high-ranking Taliban leaders.
Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?
What is happening to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is tragic. The sinking of the Titanic, the fall of Saigon, the British defeat at Gallipoli, the Dred Scott decision - tragedies all.
The notion that something can simultaneously be wrong and constitutional really seems to bother a lot of people. Consider the Supreme Court's recent decision on public prayer.
In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest man" in the world.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta project accomplished one of the most impressive scientific feats in our lifetime. It essentially moved a clunky machine from one speeding bullet onto another, by remote control, from 310 million miles away. It's hoped this achievement will help usher in a new era of space exploration by teaching us how to exploit the raw materials swirling around the solar system. Also, it was really cool.
In the old Soviet Union, Kremlinologists would read the state party newspaper Pravda not so much for the news it contained, but to glean what the commissars wanted readers to believe the commissars were thinking.
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