Dozens of corruption investigations within the Department of Homeland Security are getting a fresh look by federal officials, amid reports that some internal watchdog agents falsified records at a Texas field office.
Now that Senator Lieberman has announced he will not seek another term for the Senate, many pundits took Alice Roosevelt Longworth's witticism to heart: "If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me."
Without the work of Reid, Obama, Pelosi, and yes, even Joe Lieberman, DADT would not have been repealed this weekend -- and would be in place for the foreseeable future, with a new Republican House about to take control.
Democrats should strip the DADT repeal out of the military appropriations bill and attach it to the tax cut bill being prepared. Doing so would not only change the entire tone of the debate in a big way, but it might actually work.
The price of an energy source should reflect not just its production costs but its impact on health, natural resources, and aesthetics. Without those inclusions, fossil fuels will be enjoying an economic advantage they don't deserve.