This was a time when politicians were smart, oozed tons of charm and weren't shy about drinking bourbon & branch water. The words politics and entertainment are seldom found in the same sentence, but The Best Man is loaded with both.
Bay Area developer Patrick Kennedy wants to build the housing equivalent of the Smart Car. His SmartSpaces will be small -- just a couple hundred square feet -- and prefabricated.
In the escalating political climate of ugliness, division, disregard for educational opportunity, and religious unrest and confusion, a new book has ...
It is enlightening to look at eight presidents whose religious lives have troubled and fascinated Americans, and whose faiths may surprise us even today.
As I watched Mimi Alford make the media rounds, I couldn't help think about another women who was infatuated with our 35th president. She told me abo...
This week all over the media yet another presidential vestal intern revealed the details of her sad 50-year-old saga of 18 months worth of sort-of-sec...
One need not entertain strange-sounding theories about Sirhan Sirhan acting under mind control to acknowledge that there are very serious and disquieting discrepancies in the forensic evidence of the case that must be resolved.
How many lives does health care reform have? The law has survived a slew of near-death moments, but 2012 brings new lethal traps for the first-ever law that makes health coverage a right for almost all Americans.
The Romney of 2007-08 seemed to stand for something. What does the Romney of 2011-12 stand for? What, exactly, is he trying to accomplish?
Occupy! was the 2011 Word of the Year according to the American Dialect Society. Did Americans sober up in 2011, or do we simply prefer to alternate between heaviosity and levity?
We don't always need a proportionately grandiose theory to explain a grandiose act. Sometimes momentous things get done by dreary, ordinary people.
For nearly 25 years, Patty Duke has traveled around the country educating audiences on brain disorders such as hers and speaking out about the stigma that goes along with being diagnosed with a "mental illness."
What Rev. King preached and what many Occupiers seem to believe is that paramount in a republic is job creation, not wealth creation. The duty of government is not to ensure that the rich get richer but to establish equal opportunity.
As conservatives prepare for an urgent meeting this weekend to discuss their options in the 2012 campaign, they face an epic crisis of identity and el...
Whatever the outcome, it won't come close to the historic impact of the 1968 New Hampshire Democratic primary, a catalytic event that changed the American political landscape and the way we elect our presidents.
What was all the Herman Cain mudslinging is about? Obama and the DNC want to face Romney or Gingrich because that's the only way they win. Now that Cain is gone, they got their way.