Although the outcome of the Connecticut primary elections normally draws a yawn, it was not surprising that both party-endorsed favorites won the nod for the soon to be retiring U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman's seat.
The "Party of No" hurt us all on a critically necessary piece of cyber-security legislation, and continued the U.S. Senate's proud tradition of failing to do anything to deal with our absolute vulnerability to an attack by state sponsored hackers and terrorists on our critical infrastructure.
McCain and a bipartisan group of supporters are punctuating the start of a new university-based institute committed to the leadership principles John McCain exhibited and encouraged, particularly in young people.
As early as next week, the Senate could vote on legislation that Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, said "reads like the same sheet of music that got us into the Iraq war."
We must not lose sight of our goal of maintaining safety while promoting American values through embodying them in laws and behavior. Our country should be focused on ending terrorism, not on terrorizing others.
The stampede to a no-fly zone in Libya doesn't solve the core underlying issues that it isn't efficacious, could rob protesters of their own narrative and even of their political legitimacy, and doesn't give them the tools they really need to win.
For those of you who think it's wrong to support Julian Assange because of the sexual assault allegations he's being held for, all I ask is that you not be naive about how the government works when it decides to go after its prey.
Janet Napolitanosaid there is a "new and changing terrorist threat" from "homegrown" terrorists. Given this reality, how long can we tolerate the existing "terror gap" in our laws allowing persons on the terrorist watch list to buy guns and explosives?