Before entering the White House Office of Public Engagement, Kalpen Modi was better known to many Americans as Hollywood actor Kal Penn.
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Syndicated columnist and ABC's This Week panelist George Will believes that the National Endowment for the Arts likely "broke some laws" after the federal agency recently hosted a controversial teleconference call of various artists. Mr. Will spoke about his concerns on the NEA this Sunday on This Week with George Stephanopoulos (see video below).
Those defending President Obama's controversial address to school students this week are pointing out that past U.S. presidents like George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan also spoke to school children during their presidencies as well. In 1988 Mr. Reagan not only spoke to jr. high school students but also answered their questions.
Bloggers on both sides of the political spectrum will debate state politics and the upcoming Virginia gubernatorial race between Democrat Creigh Deeds and Republican Bob McDonnell.
Conservatives may find themselves geared up for another Supreme Court fight sooner than they thought. The New York Times along with Paul Mirengoff at Powerline are both speculating that the eighty-nine year-old Justice Paul Stevens may be thinking of retiring from the high court soon.
On a previous blog, the Washington Times Water Cooler reported that we contacted the National Endowment for the Arts's (NEA) Yosi Sergant about an August 10th conference call invitation sent out to artists and other creative influence peddlers.
The publisher of the Las Vegas Review Journal Sherman Frederick sent a sharp message to the senior Democratic senator from Nevada Harry Reid yesterday.
During a health care Tea Party town hall in Tucson, Arizona yesterday, a proponent of Obama's health care plan arrived with a sign promoting his stance. When another attendee stood up to tell the sign holding Obama care supporter something, the pro-healthcare reform protester elbowed the other attendee in the face.
In this video, a town hall attendee ripped into Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), on August 27th, over health care among other issues.
Kennedy biographer Ed Klein joined WOR radio's Steve Malzberg on Wednesday, and revealed President Obama's relationship with the late Senator Ted Kennedy was not as close as has been depicted in the media.
It is important to look back at some statements President Obama's top enforcer in his administration made back in the days of the Clinton administration. Attorney General Eric Holder was known as Deputy Attorney General Holder in April of 1999, when the Columbine High School massacre shocked the country
What does fifty years mean to the public, when a dangerous criminal is released in only nine years? Those who argue against the death penalty very often say life in prison or long sentences should suffice for horrible crimes.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger, the white pastor from Chicago's predominantly black Saint Sabina Catholic Church, made some incendiary statements at Philander Smith College's opening convocation on Thursday, reported the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Once again looking to duplicate the 2008 campaign, the Obama administration is bringing in creative types who were key in helping President Obama win in November.
Top rated conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh called the Obama agenda today fascist. During a conversation with a caller who was critical of the Obama administration's stance on health care, Mr. Limbaugh responded to the caller's charge that the country will be "worse off under Obama and socialism." Huffington Post writer and BBC reporter Greg Palast and previously made the same assertion on a radio show last week.