Head to the Boston Globe to find the full-size photo of Senator Edward Kennedy receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom. But Senator Edward Kennedy is not there; he’s back in Massachusetts, suffering from brain cancer. The most his son Patrick can tell President Obama after the ceremony is that “he’s understanding everything that is going [...]
“I wouldn’t put myself hopefully in that kind of position, but if I was in a position like that, that’s what I would do.” — Senator John Ensign, August 30 2007, considering whether Senator Larry Craig should resign for having extramarital sex.
“I came to that conclusion recently, and frankly it’s because of what he [...]
Which matters more to the Democratic Party: the preservation of civil liberty, human rights and constitutional government — or the preservation of Party leaders’ power? We are about to find out.
Information continues to dribble out regarding Nancy Pelosi’s early knowledge that the U.S. Government under George W. Bush was torturing the people it had [...]
I am not a Democrat and I am not a big fan of this latest “stimulus” package, so I didn’t have an emotional stake in last night’s vote in the Senate to finally pass that huge spending bill and send it on to the White House. But there was an event on Capitol Hill last [...]
Some think that with the departure of George W. Bush and Karl Rove from the scene in January of 2009 we can rest easy. But that’s not the case. Our new president, Barack Obama, is not a saint. He is a human being subject to all the same pushes and pulls as the rest of [...]