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With the beautiful Atlantic Ocean whitecapping out my hotel window on Fort Lauderdale Beach this fine American rock 'n 'roll summer morning, the only thing more beautiful is my handsome, oh-so-utilitarian Glock Model 20, 10 mm semi-auto pistol and 12 loaded high-capacity magazines sitting on the little table next to me. I am such a man for all seasons. Can you say cocked, locked and ready to rock, doc?
An ongoing tit for tat between the White House and a top Republican amped up Thursday, with House Minority Leader John A. Boehner accusing the president of "whining" instead of solving problems, such as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The White House is doing its best to run away from Rod R. Blagojevich and the pay-to-play scandal surrounding the Senate seat once held by President Obama as the disgraced former governor tries to drag Mr. Obama into his federal corruption trial in Illinois.
A former top executive of American International Group, Inc. has acknowledged that his division more than tripled the amount of risky investments it insured in the three years leading up to the 2008 financial meltdown.
In what has been dubbed the "Year of the Republican Woman," Jane Norton is in danger of becoming the exception to the rule.
A year after prominent black Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested at his Camrbidge, Mass., home by Sgt. James Crowley, an independent committee concluded that both men were at fault and missed their chances to avoid the dispute that eventually made national headlines and led to a White House "beer summit."
Morton Klein, the head of a major Jewish American group, believes he made an impact on his visit to Washington this week, as public opinion polls in the United States and in Israel show a growing dislike for President Obama and his Middle East policies.
It's been nearly 100 years since poet Robert Frost wrote "Good fences make good neighbors." The New Englander's meditation on the value of respect for home and property as a prerequisite for an orderly society was common sense. But what was reasonable then and still is for most Americans today doesn't seem to hit home at President Obama's 21st-century White House.
A film about President Obama's childhood days in Indonesia made its debut in Jakarta on Wednesday, promising a very different perspective on the man in the White House.