John F. Kennedy, Harry S. Truman, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson – many of America's presidents were avid readers, and that informed their decisions. It gave them critical perspective. Americans should be curious about the reading habits of President Obama and Mitt Romney.
The morning talk-show host says Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey's comments that Iran is a rational actor should be a firing offense.
The Library of Congress plan to archive all communication on Twitter has us wondering how history would sound if Twitter had been around in 1776.
Joe the Plumber says he no longer likes Sarah Palin because she supports John McCain.
A journalist argues that inter-Arab conflict is the central crisis of the Middle East.
The presidential race shows history to be both the deeds and the writing about them.
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