But there's a way around that--and before the end of the year, we have a rare chance to make it happen. Members of Congress have an absolute right to free speech, and a member could enter the report into the Congressional Record in its entirety Cont...
If you dress police officers up as soldiers and you put them in military vehicles and you give them military weapons, they adopt a warrior mentality. We fight wars against enemies, and the enemies are the people who live in our cities--particularly in comm
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis County grand jury has brought no criminal charges against Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, more than three months ago in nearby Ferguson.
Am I talking about America? I certainly could be; America, with a $17 trillion-plus national debt and over $100 trillion in future (unfunded) liabilities, is well on its way to a day of economic reckoning. But so, too, are many of the countries of Europe,
The best thing about elections -- if you are a numbers nerd like me -- is the massive amount of raw data about the American public and what they think, as well as the how and why of it. Yes, only about 36 percent of eligible voters cast ballots three weeks
Albuquerque TV station KRQE has the details on a disturbing email recently sent by a police lieutenant that demonstrates just how difficult it will be to change the long-ingrained culture within the Albuquerque Police Department.
The plunging price of oil since June has been a leading indicator: global economic growth is in trouble, despite six years of unprecedented central-bank free-money policies that caused asset prices to soar but has accomplished little else.
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling ordering Louisiana to release Albert Woodfox, a former Black Panther who has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement, longer than any prisoner in the United States. Woodfox and the late Herm
"Some 24 men specifically targeted in Pakistan resulted in the death of 874 people. All were reported in the press as 'killed' on multiple occasions, meaning that numerous strikes were aimed at each of them. The vast majority of those strikes were unsucce
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel handed in his resignation under pressure on Monday, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama's Democratic majority in the Senate and the struggles of his national security team...
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned under pressure on Monday after President Obama determined that he had to shake up his national security team in the face of escalating conflicts overseas and hawkish Republicans reasserting themselves
"The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson." - FDR letter to Colonel Edward House, Nov. 21 1933
As the US is debating whether it should send lethal military aid to Ukraine, some political analysts say current claims that Washington is only providing Kiev with non-lethal military assistance are nothing more than a red herring, because that aid is als