Denver calls itself Pothead City, but it has competition. In Seattle, a pothead can get a high out of a soda-pop bottle, and more reefer madness is on the way.
Sometimes real news becomes parody. Over at the Internal Revenue Service, where nobody seems to be in charge, one of the managers of the ethics office faces disbarment for unethical conduct.Shares
Democrats argue that voter fraud is a phantom menace. Sensible safeguards for the integrity of elections, such as requiring the presentation of valid voter identification at the polls, are racist schemes to suppress turnout.Shares
The border with Mexico teems with illegal aliens, lured by the expectation that Barack Obama will soon make them legal residents.Shares
Al Capone made Chicago famous as the headquarters of Crime Inc., and the tradition endures. Chicago is one of America’s most dangerous cities.Shares
Washington is where everyone is trying to move up the ladder to a job with a grander title. Jobs in the president's Cabinet are among the most highly prized. Uh, all but one.
Hundreds of anguished pet owners gathered last week at the headquarters of the Salt Lake Police Department to demand justice for a dog. They were upset by the shooting of a 2-year-old Weimaraner named Geist.
The National Bank of Poland and its governor, Marek Belka, are in some serious hot water. Last month, recordings of a conversation in 2013 in which Mr. Belka talked about a scheme to oust the Polish finance minister made it into the newspapers.
The heat is on at the Internal Revenue Service. Everyone is feeling it.
Flush with success at drawing attention to themselves by condemning the name of the Washington Redskins as "racist," the professional umbrage takers are expanding their crusade to the makers of household paint and military helicopters.
It's not easy being green. Environmentalists must not only take a stand for a cleaner and colder planet, but must embrace contradiction with the enthusiasm of a Zen master.
The Fourth of July is for celebrating the freedoms the Founding Fathers won for us, but sometimes July 1 is the day some of us want to give those freedoms back to government.
The Environmental Protection Agency gives a whole new meaning to government waste.
The Supreme Court ended its term in style Monday with two blockbuster rulings curbing the abuse of political power and relieving men and corporations who have been ordered to act against conscience.
The Fourth of July is for celebrating the freedoms the Founding Fathers won for us, but sometimes July 1 is the day some of us want to give those freedoms back to government. In all but four states — Alabama, Michigan, New York and Texas — July 1 is the start of the fiscal year, when thousands of laws and hundreds of new taxes go into effect.
President Obama last week directed his national-security apparatus to put aside concerns over Crimea, the Syrian bloodbath, the Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda's incursion into Iraq and Beijing's ambitions in the South China Sea.
Hard times are no stranger in Zinc, a tiny hardscrabble hamlet with no paved streets deep in the Ozarks of northern Arkansas.
Stagnation is not an appealing campaign promise. The Democrats dare not ask, "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?"
In the Kansas City, Kansas, suburb of Leawood, Spencer Collins, age 9, a voracious reader, wanted to share his love of books with his neighbors. He set up his own little library on the front lawn.
For a panel that's supposed to be irrecoverably partisan, the justices of the Supreme Court just did a pretty good job this week resolving divisive legal issues unanimously.
Hillary Clinton, even with Bubba's help, just can't get her "poor me" routine straight. Bonnie and Clod are eager for everyone to think of them as "po' folks," but reality keeps messing with their tales of what it feels like to be a pauper.
Taxpayers shouldn't shed tears over the troubles at the Internal Revenue Service.
America's economic engine needs a jump start. Everyone agrees on that much.
The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court spoke with a rare unanimous voice Wednesday, telling cops and sheriffs what Congress and the states should have said loud and clear years ago: "Get a warrant."
The U.S. Marshals Service on Friday will auction a $15 million treasure trove of "coins" that can't be touched, tasted, smelled or seen.