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- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
Latest Barney Frank Items
Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, a quick-witted and outspoken voice of the liberal House caucus for more three decades who helped write the most sweeping overhaul of the nation's financial systems since the Great Depression, announced Monday he wouldn't seek re-election next year.
Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is more like Ronald Reagan than any of his rivals, according to a new survey of Republican voters in Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire - an indicator that could reveal the power of nostalgia, not to mention the emotionally charged leanings of skittish conservatives.
Wall Street "Occupiers" have had their encampments swept out of New York City's Zuccotti Park, public spaces in Oakland, Calif., Portland, Ore., and other cities around the country. The question is, what now? What just happened, and what can we look forward to?
The congressional "supercommittee" — the bipartisan group of 12 House and Senate members tasked with finding ways to slash the federal debt — has been flooded with often conflicting suggestions from colleagues eager to tell the panel how to do its job.
Idiots are easily manipulated. They are useful pawns, and that's about it. Consider the stooges of the fledgling movement "Occupy Wall Street." These useful idiots are clamoring for social justice, as if they don't have enough of that already.
In 2009, where Democrats saw an unruly mob, Republicans saw patriotism. In 2011, where Republicans see an unruly mob, Democrats see patriotism. That was the "tea party." This is the "Occupy" movement.
Former "green jobs czar" Van Jones hopes to ally the progressive cause with the middle class, using a page or two from the tea party playbook, perhaps.
President Obama wants to spend another $447 billion. How much more money can he and Capitol Hill Democrats squander, putting the burden of repayment on our children and their children?
I lost my television debate virginity to Tom Braden, the old curmudgeon liberal counterpart to Pat Buchanan, on the original CNN "Crossfire" series. His first question was a haymaker: "Who the hell do you think you are passing judgment on journalists?" he snarled.