The internet was buzzing this week with video of First Lady Michelle Obama apparently showing extreme disrespect to the American flag at a ceremony in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
THE ROBBINS REPORT
James S. Robbins is senior editorial writer for foreign affairs at The Washington Times.
Latest Blog Entries
The Islamic Republic of Iran has decided that television can no longer be interesting.
Women in Saudi Arabia will soon be able to do what has long been forbidden: sell sexy undergarments to other women.
My eyewitness account of American Flight 77 hitting the Pentagon
A D.C. sex club scam did more to provide jobs with government money than a half-billion dollar solar energy boondoggle.
Chinese men deserted by their foreign-born wives may be entitled to a “replacement.”
If Californians want babysitters so they can have a night out they may have to fill out the proper state employment paperwork first.
After the public voted 100 to 1 to release the full Wikileaks archive, the process has begun.
Current wind speed data suggest that Hurricane Irene may already be losing her hurricane status.
According to the White House, the rising tide of food stamp recipients is a blessing for the American economy.
Is “Adios Mofo” an infamous political blooper or the rising campaign slogan of the 2012 election?
The White House claims that unemployment payments help grow the economy. Good thing so many people are out of a job.
The Obama administration is coming under increasing scrutiny for exploiting the war on terrorism for political gain. But unfortunately for Mr. Obama the bin Laden take-down won't be a factor in the 2012 election.
Tea Party backers have been taking a lot of heat from their critics lately. They have been called delusional, addicts, zombies, racists, Hobbits, extremists, and this week Vice President Joe Biden called them “terrorists.” I suppose this is what passes for the “new civility” on the left. But there are definite advantages to being thought of as crazy.
This week Marvel Comics unveiled a new Spider-Man, a half-black, half-Hispanic teen named Miles Morales. In the spirit of inclusion, here are some suggestions for reimaging other established comic book titles to reflect 21st Century values.