By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Margaret Thatcher captured Americans’ hearts and minds in a way few other foreign leaders have done, and much of that was because of the symbiotic relationship she had with President Reagan — a relationship that in many ways mirrored the storied “special” friendship between the two countries.
The daughter of former President Ronald Reagan said this week that her father would not have stood in front of same-sex marriage, saying that opposing it would have clashed against his governing philosophy.
The Feb. 27 issue of The Washington Times carried articles with conflicting focuses. On the top half of page A6, a story was headlined "Deaths of young teen drivers increase." The secondary headline said, "Safety analysts are unsure what to blame for the biggest uptick in a decade." The article below the fold was headlined "Holder says states to get guidance on legalized pot" and the secondary headline said, "Conflict with federal law at issue."
Kitty Kelley's next book will be short on celebrity gossip and long on gender and politics.
Oh, woe is House Speaker John A. Boehner. Well, maybe. As the vote for his re-election as speaker looms Thursday, the Ohio Republican faces claims that conservative stalwarts on Capitol Hill are angry and organized, and there's no guarantee he'll retain his title.
Few people keep Queen Elizabeth II waiting, especially when she has issued a personal invitation, but President Ronald Reagan managed to do so in 1982 without causing any lasting damage.
At last, some Hollywood news of interest: silver screen conservative Jon Voight is likely to take on a meaty role as a Soviet agent in "Reagan," an upcoming $35 million independent production backed by an unapologetic, determined team of creatives, including producer Ralph Winter, a force behind the "X-Men" film series, plus Mark Joseph, a producer associated with "The Passion of the Christ" and "The Chronicles of Narnia."
Friends and admirers of Marvin Hamlisch including former President Bill Clinton and Liza Minnelli gathered Tuesday to bid farewell to the celebrated songwriter hailed as "the people's composer."
Reaction to the death of composer Marvin Hamlisch.
Don't get Jane Fonda wrong. The 74-year-old actress got a thrill when she wowed the fashion crowd at France's Cannes Film Festival in a form-fitting, two-tone Stella McCartney gown.
Former first lady Nancy Reagan observed the eighth anniversary of her husband's passing Tuesday, sitting quietly by his grave site before a granite wall inscribed with a quote from Ronald Reagan that articulates the optimism so many Republicans now seek.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has publicly acknowledged for the first time that she told officials at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania that she had American Indian heritage.
Just say no. Remember when Nancy Reagan deployed that simple, declarative statement in the war on drugs during the Reagan administration?
Is anyone else besides me getting a little annoyed at the liberal media double standard in this campaign year? For example, there is the media feeding frenzy over the General Services Administration (GSA) scandal. Certainly, a Las Vegas boondoggle is a huge waste of taxpayer money.
Reaction to the death of longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace:
Former first lady Nancy Reagan said her husband and Mrs. Thatcher helped keep stability and peace during their tenures in office.
On Monday, Nancy Reagan said that "Ronnie and Margaret were political soul mates, committed to freedom and resolved to end Communism."