Are we incapable of recognizing the simple fact that it is much better for America to have a president who is admired and respected in the world than one who is despised and feared?
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Whatever Obama decides to do in Afghanistan is of little consequence compared to Wall Street's ongoing "plutonomy."
The past four decades have been a mixture of social growing pains and progress. Even with that said, most people never believed that a Black man would become the President.
The U.S.' clout may be slipping in the global arena. And yet no one wants to admit it. A failure to do so led to the end of the British Empire, and could mean the same for the U.S.
If you serve a right-wing Republican president you can write or say anything you want. But if you serve a liberal Democratic president, like the "pinks" who fell to McCarthyism, you can be taken down.
The Ridge revelation is a huge story, but not a surprising one. Anyone with half a brain knew that the Bushies waged their own terror campaign for political advantage leading up to the 2004 election.
This is philosophical warfare, and for the Republicans, Medicare is an appropriate casualty.
European bank losses were as high as the U.S. They used the same compensation system, and their fragmented and ineffective regulatory system shares responsibility for the crisis.
Now reporting to President Obama, who favors weapons programs that are effective and affordable, Gates is finally free to say that many of these programs don't work.
President Obama has still not appointed anyone to the President's Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB), Secrecy News has learned....
The right-wing attack machine is in high-gear, throwing all sorts of inflammatory rhetoric around like it was the '08 campaign all over again.
President Obama's strength is that he does not need to engage in the abrasive and divisive rhetoric of the Bush administration to get the attention of the region's autocratic governments.
Did George W. Bush really summon his African-American secretary of state for a lesson on junior-high-level racial politics?
So reports Newsweek's Ric...
Bush proved that the blurring of the line that separates Church and State is not only unconstitutional, it is also wholly dysfunctional.
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the office that has records about millions of possibly missing e-mails from the Bush Whi...
The UN has indicated that Obama's refusal to prosecute torturers may be a violation of International law.
The President is speaking a language of acceptance and outreach to the Muslim world that is quite sincere.
Sanger: "The Iraq War so preoccupied the senior leadership of the United States that many greater threats were allowed to fester. President-elect Obama needs to re-balance the portfolio."
It is now a commonplace -- as a lead article in the New York Times's Week in Review pointed out recently -- that Afghanistan is "the graveyard of empi...
The Presidency is the toughest job in the world and I think it calls for bold, strong action by Obama. I am afraid that he may be, by nature, a compromiser, and that's why I feel like the bastard at the wedding.
President George W. Bush has been using his last weeks in office making the case that he was not a disaster as president. There's not much else for hi...
George W. Bush gave his final press conference yesterday. Since he set the record for fewest press conferences since the arrival of television during ...
There really is no such thing as a "legacy" for George W. Bush. The word suggests some kind of accomplishment, a bequest.
The legacy of Bush and Cheney are inextricably tied to the survival of the old fossil fuel economy. Their assignment was clear: defend and protect at ...
President Bush, I realize that I may not have much pull with you right now but it seems that without Karl Rove around, you're kind of lost and sad. I ...
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