The national security state should no longer be able to get away with exploiting public fears about monsters from abroad to justify repression at home. There is no "balance" to be struck between liberty and security when the security justification is so obviously counterfeit.
resident Barack Obama has recently vacated his protective plastic bubble and moved into a much larger and more secure geodesic dome.
Saudi Arabia's declared intention to pivot away from the U.S. in foreign policy implies a shift toward Beijing, which predates both the Obama presidency and the Arab Awakening.
White House officials are blaming the numerous online technical glitches that have occurred since the rollout of Obamacare on the controversial anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims.
What happened -- or didn't happen -- to make it the federal exchange so unworkable, at least for now? Here are four possible reasons for the current mess
Yes, a man waved a Confederate flag in front of the home of an African-American family. And the elected officials who organized, spoke, marched or promoted this rally are just as responsible as that man for this ugly display of bigotry.
"The 12 Days of Shutdown" On the first day of Shutdown my Congress gave to me A big, lame-o, stinking House of Turds. On the 2nd day of Shutdown my...
If this or any other president truly wants to "win the future," OIRA's myopia must give way to an affirmative vision of how government can protect those who truly cannot protect themselves.
Obama met Tuesday with small group of conservative journalists.
As the partisan warfare in Washington continues over the government shutdown and looming debt ceiling, it is important to examine some of the deeper i...
Miriam Carey might have suffered from a mental illness, but she was not a threat to the White House. There is no need to look for an evil intent or sinister motive in her erratic behavior.
There is a lot of work to be done to change the perception and false stereotypes of bisexuals in greater society in order to prevent the bullying and hate crimes that occur as a result -- and until those views are altered, we need policy in place to protect bisexuals in all areas of life.
It is clear that those in the House who are advocating this shutdown are not only misrepresenting this country's experience with shutdowns but do not actually understand that history.
There's something wrong with liberal brains and conscience that doesn't permit us to invoke uber-hysterical hyperbole and rhetoric in the course of political discourse.
In an effort to fill the thousands of jobs they currently have available, and to ensure they are attracting the best and brightest talent, America's...
Although most Americans are exasperated by the stalemate in Washington and by the extreme tactics of the Tea Party, students of history will recognize the symptoms of generational change.