Americans, on both sides of the aisle, need to examine the facts before they start to crucify the political process. There certainly is incompetence in Washington–but there is also a good deal of incompetence in the general populace
It is a philosophical battle between classical liberals (conservatives) and post-modern liberals. Regardless of political ideology, we must agree that it is critical to preserve the law of the land–not just civil rights and liberties, but security of the people.
The passage of time has only diluted the original purpose of checks and balances and the federalist framework. Idealism, when it bypasses the rule of law, is very dangerous to the stability of a nation
Although it was Russia that invaded Georgia two years ago–an ally of the United States–Russian leaders view the U.S. as the aggressors in the region. To realists, like myself, it is clear that Russia still has not abandoned hope on re-gaining control over its “protectorate”–better known as the Soviet Union.
Over the past decade, it is evident that the Justice Department has become the moral authority of our country. Two presidents, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, have pushed their ideological beliefs upon the Justice Department hoping to accomplish their political agendas
Once described as an “unpredictable maverick,” Justice John Paul Stevens will retire to the praise of those on the left who hail him as a stalwart of modern progressivism
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) recently defended House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the vicious attacks waged by conservatives via Fox News and Tea Party members. It truly is a remarkable moment for politics because, in reality, these two members of Congress are “political enemies.”