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Jeb Bush Is Taking Foreign Policy Advice From These Influence Peddlers
National Security Entrepreneurs Create Cyber Insurance
International Director, Government Accountability Project
This configuration of secrecy and political connections is ideal for cashing in. In a field with billions of dollars in public money, no oversight and a corner on the expertise, Ridge, like Chertoff, Hayden and Alexander, is well-positioned to convert government funds into private profit.
Former Bush Official Calls Climate Change A 'Real Serious Problem'
'Our (New) Terrorists' the MEK: Have We Seen This Movie Before?
Former FBI Special Agent
The big money model for lobbyist success has paved the way for the coalition of MEK front groups to corrupt U.S. Government by funneling millions of dollars from who-knows-where to elected and appointed political figures to turn dark into light.
Is Post-Partisanship Passe? Schwarzenegger and Company (and Bill Clinton) Say No
The former two-term governor of California told me over the summer that he still believes that most things get done through "action in the center" away from the extremes.
One Damning Report
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
It's easy for Congress to show it cares about American security, the American economy and American manufacturing. All it takes is a vote to secure and upgrade a dam. And, you know, the rest of the nation's infrastructure.
Lights, Camera, Educate!
Zachary K. Pearce
Elder, Servant Leader, Among Other Things
When the lights and camera are cued, not only is a news show taking place, but an outstanding education is in the making.
Tom Ridge Endorses Mitt Romney
GOP Field Sobers Up On Super PACs
Huntsman Backer Sets Incredibly High Bar For Romney
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Tom Ridge: Congress' Inaction For 9/11 First Responders 'A Bloody Outrage'
Why Horrifying Abortion Clinic Was Not Inspected For 17 Years
The West's Monologue With Tehran
Member of Iran's Parliament in Exile; President of Near East P...
To avoid seeing the world's foremost state sponsor of terrorism equipped with the world's deadliest weapon, Washington and her allies need to rectify past policy mistakes and stand with the Iranian people for democratic change.
Fear Pays: Chertoff, Ex-Security Officials Slammed For Cashing In On Government Experience
The Secret Superdelegate War Revealed
Activist and political blogger at LatestOutrage.org
It was one year ago today that Hillary Clinton announced plans to suspend her campaign for the Democratic nomination, and urged her supporters to unite behind Barack Obama.
Ridge: Terror Suspect Doesn't Deserve Constitution's 'Full Range Of Protections'
Playboy: Con Man Convinced Bush Administration He Could Predict Terror Attack
, Back in the Day
David Murray is editor of Vital Speeches of the Day magazine, ...
A sampling of American speeches from 75 years ago reveals rhetoric both strange and strangely familiar.
My Morning Ritual
The last several months have highlighted, more than any time I can remember, the confluence of commerce and politics, loss of faith in government, and widespread acceptance of cartoon scenarios.
Keep Your Shoes On: A Modest Proposal for Rational Airport Security
Columnist@The Daily Beast, Meditation avatar
The rest of the world is laughing at us. Literally, in some cases -- when I reflexively took my shoes off at a security line in Berlin, the guard chuckled. Stupid American.
Rachel Maddow: Her Intelligence is Right
President, Ploughshares Fund; Author, 'Nuclear Nightmares: Sec...
Maddow will not let former officials dodge responsibility for launching an unnecessary war in Iraq. Why do other journalists?
Tom Ridge: I Avoid Red And Orange Ties
Politics and Pressure
Writer and editor
At least Ridge on the "Rachel Maddow Show" and "Hardball" had the decency to squirm, and thus give himself away. The way that he said that he didn't mean what he said showed me that he did.
Ridge: Take That Untrustworthy Jacket Off My Trustworthy Book!
Maddow Interviews Tom Ridge About Iraq Intelligence, Hurricane Katrina, Politicized Threat Levels (VIDEO)
Ridge: Waterboarding Was "Wrong"; America Shouldn't Have Done It
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