Barack Obama, who had been considered a shoo-in for the nomination, now finds himself 3 percentage points behind Goldman Sachs.
In an interview on Fresh Air, T. Christian Miller explained that most of the private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan are "ordinary, everyday folks who are doing things like delivering mail."
Last week's news was that two private security contractors who worked in Afghanistan had been charged with crimes including second-degree murder, attempted murder, and firearms offenses. For Xe, the timing could not have been worse.
As inertia continues to characterize the Middle East peace process and outreach to Iran and Syria, the Blackwater case casts more doubt on the ability of the Obama administration to live up to his rhetoric.
We have failed to even investigate torturers, yet we have prosecuted and imprisoned millions for lesser offenses. And we allow mass murderers the ben...
With television series now generally at least as good as if not better than feature films, there are fewer reasons to drive to a theater. But you'll never see anything at home like Avatar.
It's easy to read J. M. Barrie's children's story, Peter Pan, and miss the point that it's a tale about more than a man-child's carefree life among pi...
Obama's muscular moralism? Irreconcilable concepts? A new direction? LRC weighs in on Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.
With the conspicuous exception of the Marshall Plan. America has basically used the past 65 years to forgo love and make war. Depending on your politi...
Whether or not Harry Reid ever gets his act together, the achievement of Nancy Pelosi getting healthcare reform legislation should stand on its own as an admirable political achievement.
American and NATO service members deserve better than to possibly die fighting an insurgency that even American contractors admit is being funded by the Department of Defense.
His story sketched out the coordinates of greed that connected Houston to Baghdad, and ran through Washington D.C., during the Bush reign.
I talked with Congressman Alan Grayson in detail about his efforts to stop the government cash flow to contractors that cheat the government and overcharge the American taxpayers.
That Diebold might be on the verge of disappearing from the political landscape could be mistaken for reason to celebrate. Its successor would manage elections for 70% of voters.
This morning, I interviewed Bertha Lewis, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Organizer of ACORN, the largest community organization in the country. ACO...
Democrats have joined Republicans in voting to "Defund ACORN," yet they have done nothing to stop Blackwater's ongoing taxpayer-funded crusade in Iraq and Afghanistan.