If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where statues of political gods, notably those named Caesar, lay in ruins.
My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, ‘What must I do to get on the air?’ He replied, ‘Get a college degree and a minimum of five years writing experience with a newspaper or wire service.’
The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead after trying to kill people attending a ‘draw the Prophet Muhammad’ contest. ISIS is not only claiming responsibility, but promising new attacks.
In 2½ hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked the right question: whether it is appropriate for the Court to discard a definition of marriage that ‘has been with us for millennia,’ adding, ‘it’s very difficult for the court to say, ‘Oh, well, we know better.’’
‘Don’t know much about history’ — Sam Cooke
In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck ‘is still stacked in favor of those at the top.’
When people speak of ‘the first woman president’ they usually mean Hillary Clinton.
If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don’t serve pork?
’In your heart you know he’s right,’ was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964.
Turn on the news and you expect to see people of different races and politics denouncing each other. That’s why what happened last week on ‘The Kelly File,’ Megyn Kelly’s Fox News program, was so remarkable.
Hillary Clinton finally met with reporters at the UN Tuesday to explain why she used a personal email account for the vast majority of her communications as secretary of state.
Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that’s why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood.
Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat — and winning praise in some quarters — for remarks he made at a private dinner last week at which he questioned President Obama’s love for America.
President Theodore Roosevelt said, ‘Speak softly, and carry a big stick.’ More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig.
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s name is not first on most people’s list of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, but maybe we should at least start paying attention to him. If one’s political enemies are any indication of potential strength, Jindal of Louisiana may be a more formidable force than some people realize.