Senators who vote to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court will need to answer this fall for ignoring legal ethics while contributing to the Obama administration's culture of death. Solicitor General Kagan acted unethically - while an aide to President Clinton and in testimony last week to the Senate Judiciary Committee - to promote the monstrosity known as partial-birth abortion.
The feminine dynamics will play out upon "the nexus of politics, society, and even race," while a purse-load of explorations explore "how the proximity to political power dictates where one fits within Beltway society," promises Bravo, on confirming that 'The Real Housewives of D.C.' is set to premiere Aug. 5.
The International Monetary Fund is calling for the United States to make a stronger effort to curb its budget deficits.
There is no better proof of a dysfunctional - and broke - system of government than Congress passing additional funding for the Afghan war - $300 billion thus far - while simultaneously denying the unemployed an extension of benefits - and then taking a 10-day Independence Day vacation. With the jobless rate hovering just under 10 percent of a 158-million-strong U.S. labor force, including 1.3 million who didn't get their benefits reinstated and an additional 200,000 a week who have been without a job for at least six months and stand to lose their benefits each week until Congress acts, about 15 million Americans are out of work.
A U.S. commitment to provide India with top-of-the-line technology as India modernizes its armed forces and builds its own defense industry is likely to cause unease in Pakistan, which also wants U.S. equipment to prosecute its war against terrorists.
Just when you thought Barack Obama's toadying to Islam could not get any worse, now comes this: The president directed the new administrator of NASA, retired Marine Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., as "perhaps [his] foremost" charge, to "find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering."
J. Christian Adams, a former Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney, is blowing his we-the-people whistle on DOJ (Devils Oblivious to Justice) after it dropped all charges against the members of the New Black Panther Klan who were blatantly and irrefutably guilty of voter intimidation in Philadelphia in 2008.
On paper, Walt Minnick should be toast.
If we can fix our immigration system and design it for economic prosperity, our country will have a competitive advantage that can last a century. However, after listening to the president's July 1 speech, I am deeply concerned that this administration will squander the opportunity for a great American victory by using immigration for partisan purposes.