Government

07/21/2014 - 1:43am

    My son, the skateboarder, has a name for people who dress the part, talk the part, but who don’t really do what dedicated skateboarders do. He calls them “posers.”

    On immigration, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is a poser. He talks about it – oh, my, yes. But when it comes to doing something about it,...

07/14/2014 - 3:01am

    Don't you see what they're doing?

    The shopping binges, the bizarro legislation and now the alleged sex and sexting with a teen? It makes perfect sense when you contemplate what must be the real reason Virginia legislators are acting like wackos. They're...

07/14/2014 - 3:01am

    Parents of military veterans who took their own lives after surviving combat told a congressional panel on Thursday how not to prevent suicide:

    * Turn away a veteran of some 400 combat missions in Iraq because he's no longer active in the National Guard.

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07/14/2014 - 3:00am

    Every so often, we get a poignant reminder of what has been lost now that letter writing has been replaced by texting, emoticons or nothing at all, if you're a politician afraid to commit anything to paper for fear it will show up on page one or be read aloud by a committee chairman on a tear.

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07/14/2014 - 2:54am

    President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels.

    Particularly in today's social-media...

07/14/2014 - 2:50am

    Sarah Palin has joined a rising drumbeat of Republicans who call for President Barack Obama's impeachment. Democrats can barely conceal their glee.

    It's hard to think of anything that would give a bigger boost to the Democrats' currently gloomy prospects...

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