Topic: James Buchanan
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger paid Hillary Clinton, who was also secretary of State, compliments at an event Wednesday. If she runs and wins in 2016, she could reestablish an old pattern.
Jean Edward's Smith's new biography obliterates earlier arguments that Eisenhower’s was a dull, torpid presidency.
You can’t be openly racist, sexist, or anti-Semitic in America. But anti-Mormon? Go for it. Maybe a White House run by Mitt Romney or Jon Huntsman will shine enough light on actual Mormons to make us put aside the fears and fantasies about them.
10/18/2011 10:38 am
As war rages on several fronts and much of the Middle East and northern Africa is in turmoil, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enjoys a favorable rating higher than President Obama, Vice President Biden, or Secretary of Defense Gates.
04/02/2011 06:03 pm
On the 150th anniversary of the onset of the US Civil War, a lively, compelling account of its roots.
03/16/2011 07:05 am
'Cost' is the opportunity that you have to give up in order to do something else. But how can this concept be measured in dollars?
02/09/2011 03:12 pm
Sunday, Feb. 6, will be the centenary of his birth. Looking at the Ronald Reagan presidency from today, can we get any sense of how he rates in history?
02/04/2011 02:15 pm
The 'lame duck' Congress begins work this week. Sometimes, these post-election legislative periods are do-nothing disasters.
11/15/2010 09:31 am
Big business and big unions pour record-breaking amounts of money into the political process. Both parties benefit – but the country doesn't.
10/25/2010 12:15 pm
Once a legislature gets into the business of redressing particular wrongs or helping specified groups, those groups have to be favored at the expense of others. That's not equality under the law.
10/19/2010 05:35 pm