Republican support for immigration reform focuses mainly on political self-interest. Since 71 percent of Hispanics and 74 percent of Asians voted Democratic last November, it's easy to see why smart Republicans are so concerned.
At some point it was inevitable that I would opine about love. I must confess that the urge had come up quite often but I've always been able to stifle it. The problem is that love isn't what it used to be. Sure we still sing that it makes the world go 'round, and will keep us together, and even that it is a many splendored thing. But the truth is love has fallen on tough times.
NEW YORK - My grandfather used to tell a story about a fellow who proposed to end poverty by taking half of the rich folks' money and giving it to the poor.
Swimming is not only one of the best ways to stay cool when temperatures heat up; it is also one of the best ways to stay fit.
John Landis, director of the 1980 Blues Brothers movie, used the address of iconic Wrigley Field in Chicago - 1060 West Addison Street - to great comic effect.
Yes, it is possible. You can pursue the American dream. And maybe even be on your way to achieving it by age 11.
Spy work holds deep allure for many people. My own career as a secret agent began as an outgrowth of training beagle hunting dogs.
Star Chamber: Characterized by secrecy and often being irresponsibly arbitrary and oppressive." - From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary
On the unlikely event that Mark Pryor wins re-election as Arkansas' senior U.S. senator in 2014, he should send New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg a thank-you gift. Something like a sugary 44-ounce Big Gulp or a case of Dr. Pepper.
On June 6, Fox News reported Buck McKeon's Armed Services Committed had passed another $650 billion "defense" budget.
"I can't believe the government is invading my privacy! We might as well be living in Russia!" said the guy in aisle 3 into his cellphone.
Dear U.S. Citizen, Please accept our most egregiously sincere apologies for the difficulties and inconveniences the secret monitoring of your phone records and email and GPS units and foreign travel and bank accounts and yes, even your snail mail, has evidently caused. We here at the NSA strive for the perfection of our services, which depend on the chronic obliviousness of you, our valued customers. Unfortunately, due to one disgruntled deadbeat (who escaped to China ...
Two weeks have gone by since Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old computer tech working as an NSA contractor, leaked information about classified government information to the press, effectively exposing top secret programs designed to combat terrorism and save American lives.
Liberals are slurping at a new yet familiar theme trough: Republicans are hypocrites because they're against NSA surveillance now but were all for it during the Bush administration.
t a recent Thursday-morning press conference, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was asked to explain the moral difference between the 20-week-old babies whom Dr. Kermit Gosnell killed in his Philadelphia clinic and the unborn children that legislation sponsored by Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks would help protect.
If you're a follower of the Huffington Post, you've probably read about Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich and his week-long commitment to spend no more than $4.50 a day on food, thus spotlighting the plight of the 49 million Americans on food stamps.
For California's illegal immigrants, September is off to a rewarding start.
While a lot about Syria remains unsettled, one fact is clear: President Obama has failed to convince the public and the Congress, that attacking the Assad regime is a good idea.
Recently, Vladimir Putin said something about Americans thinking that we are exceptional.
Those first few steps in the morning are surprisingly painful. It feels as if someone has hammered a 10-pound nail into the middle of your heel.
California and Texas are the Red Sox and Yankees of interstate rivalries. The biggest blue state and the big, bad red state love to hate each other, but they are fighting on the same side against the expensive and useless burden of over-testing.
It appears as if there is some confusion among conservatives regarding how our government works and its role in the lives of Americans, as well as its role in the world in general.
His neck and underarms were swollen. His skin itched, particularly on his arms. Sleeping at night was impossible.
I don't think my relationship with AM radio is particularly unique.
My family spent many years in the Middle East because of my Dad's occupation. He was a hydro-geologist, which means he's a guy who found water. Think divining stick with a little bit of science.
We all know Santa Clarita is a great place to live, but what makes it special is different for everyone.
Leadership is an essential component in a president, especially when facing military conflict.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I became upset when I got word.