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Senate Republicans breathed a big sigh of relief Tuesday night when Roy Moore went down to defeat in the Alabama special election — even though it halved their already razor-thin majority.
On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned.
The most important poll number to come out this week had nothing to do with defeated Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. It had to do with Fox News and Donald Trump. We'll get to the numbers in a minute.
Republicans should not be disheartened by Roy Moore's loss in Alabama, because the election had little to do with Doug Jones — and probably even less with Donald Trump or the Republican agenda.
Although the Communications Decency Act (CDA) was written to restrict lewd content on the Internet, it seems that it sadly has found a calamitous and insidious consequence. Stay tuned.
If you are looking for a "case closed" indictment of President Donald Trump's collusion with Moscow, Luke Harding's new book is not it. Important questions are raised, but not answered.
Democrats can dream all they want. They and their soulmates in the liberal media can celebrate the victory by Doug Jones in Alabama's U.S. Senate race until next fall.
The most profitable "Star Wars" film to date was the 2015 movie "The Force Awakens," which effectively rebooted the series for a new generation.
In Kelly’s effort to bring the Trump White House within norms of behavior, firing Omarosa is just a beginning.
Humanity has always acceded to what nature has graciously offered. Humankind not only can never repay the debt but doubtlessly is poised to increase the arrears exponentially in the near future.
Unfortunately, calls for “Death to Jews” are not unusual in Turkey. Nor are fiercely anti-Jewish rants anything new to the Turkish president.
How would Lincoln view this? Someone who fought for rights and making a more perfect union, while also holding our unifying symbols dear. While the protests may be well-intended, they are divisive against unifying symbols we hold dear.
If the Republican tax plan passes Congress, it will mark a watershed for the United States.
President Trump's recent denunciations of the Russia investigation recall the famous legal advice:
The past two months of electoral losses for the Trump GOP feel very familiar.
H.R. McMaster has wasted a precious year of Donald Trump’s presidency. He must not be allowed to do so any further.
It is important to stress that the so-called moderate wing of the Palestinian national movement is just as culpable in promoting violence against Israelis.
As Tehran’s shadow falls across the Mideast, Jerusalem looms not only as the future site of America’s embassy but also as a bulwark of last resort against a gathering storm.
As respect goes by the wayside, so too does the essence of our humanity, and our ability to make progress. By definition, avoiding those with whom one disagrees guarantees that solutions will never be found.
On April 4, 2015, North Charleston, white Police Officer Michael Slager shot Walter Scott as he ran away from Slager, after a car stop.
Beyond middle-class tax relief, American companies would enjoy a 21 percent corporate-tax rate (down from 35), immediate expensing of capital purchases, and repatriation of overseas profits. These and other commercial-tax cuts should turbocharge the economy.
Everyone is speculating about who to blame for the Republicans blowing an easy win in Alabama.
In announcing that North Korea's "murderous regime" was being re-designated a terrorist regime on November 20, Trump has corrected yet another foreign policy blunder of previous administrations.
Now that deep-red Alabama has elected pro-abortion Democrat Doug Jones to the Senate — defeating teen-trolling Republican Roy Moore — the air is full of severed political scalps.
For the second time in two months, someone who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State has plotted to kill innocents in New York City and has executed his plot.
While Democrats are crowing about their victory in the Alabama Senate race, now is the time for potential long-term gain for Republicans. The Alabama special election for senator was held this week, with Democratic candidate Doug Jones beating Republican Roy Moore.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, claimed this week that reporters often lie: “There's a very big difference between making honest mistakes and purposefully misleading the American people. Something that happens regularly.”
The first time ended badly, so when, 156 years later, Alabamians were incited to again try secession, this time from the national consensus that America is a pretty nice place, they said: No. No, that is, to rubbish like this:
It is now routine for the principal outlets of media mythmaking to invoke the legacy of Richard Nixon confected by his accusers of long ago.
We all know about the horrible events of August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, where protests and counter-protests over the city’s plan to tear down a statue of Robert E. Lee ended in violence and a woman’s death.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has anointed herself as the moral enforcer against prominent males accused by women of sexual misconduct.
In our post-Harvey Weinstein environment, the Democratic Party is suddenly the moral compass of the nation.
The BRICS countries, a loose alliance of five countries representing about 23 percent of global wealth, had their annual meeting on September 3, 2017, in Xiamen, China, attended by their respective heads of state from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
President Harry Truman's cynical definition of a statesman as a dead politician appears, unfortunately, to be all too true. So the New Party may not be able to convince people that they are better off electing statesmen, but one can always hope.
As batboys kids were made to feel like they were part of a team. The harder they worked, the more the players on the Yankees team made you really feel at home.
The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package passed the House of Representatives on November 16, and the Senate passed its version December 2.
For readers who enjoy, as I do, giving books as Christmas presents to political junkie friends and relatives, happy reading in 2018.
Ford is very late to the electric car party. Both its top competitor, Chevrolet, and upstart Tesla are way out ahead of Ford, especially, sales of electric cars. To catch up quickly, Ford needs to make a lot of new electric cars. It needs to do so cheaply enough to be sufficiently competitive. 
The pace is picking up. Republicans in the Senate, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, bolstered by outside conservative groups like the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society, are fast-tracking nominees to lifetime seats on the federal bench.
The brand winners and losers for 2017 (like 2016) included below are both political and non-political brands who have responded (or failed to respond) to market forces.
The fact that surveillance camera technology is advancing at such a rapid rate is a good thing. It means that, in a world of chaos and crime, people can prevent, record, and review unwanted behavior faster and more efficiently. That’s good news for everyone, but criminals.
Despite the lack of fiery protests, there is a need to address issues raised by President Trump’s decision for the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Many businesses today are under attack, and as a result, their rights under the First and Tenth Amendments are being questioned.
In the midst of this period of red-hot political disagreement, is it asking too much for the press more rigorously to eschew one-sided analysis and to check for its own confirmation bias?
Without its terrorist proxy, Hezbollah, Iran’s ability to sow the seeds of instability and suffering to the region is limited. The time to strike — to follow the money, target the money, and once and for all destroy the money — is now.
Smaller government has the possibility to be more honest government. And larger government, more involvement of politicians in regulating or subsidizing or licensing the economy, has the potential to be more dishonest government. It provides more opportunities for crooked politicians.
Mary Norwood, Bottom’s opposition, was a reasonable choice for many voters.
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been used as an end-run around the Constitution, permitting the government to collect Americans’ e-mails, phone calls, text messages, and other electronic communications without a warrant. Privacy, as we have known it, is dead.
Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are engineering the largest corporate tax cut in history in order "to restore our competitive edge," as Trump says.
The Russian Defense Ministry and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made separate announcements last week that the Islamic State had been defeated.
Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
It’s been a month since The Washington Post brought to light allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore, and while much has happened in the time since, it seems as though nothing has really changed.
Echoing a meme that has become a worldwide article of faith for the authoritarian-oriented, Trump-hating left, former President Barack Obama has compared his successor, President Donald J. Trump, to Hitler.
Needless to say, Dr. King's message is relevant to the purpose and mission of my Christmas tour. A tour which spreads the message of the agape love of Jesus Christ and the sanctity of life, globally.
Documents show FBI officials were more concerned about tracking down a whistleblower than discovering why Bill Clinton delayed his aircraft taking off in order to “maneuver” a meeting with the attorney general , who was ostensibly investigating Hillary Clinton’s e-mail.
YouTube has become a treasure trove of musical delights, which I enjoy exploring especially at the season of Christmas. I offer the five best videos of live performances of Christmas music that I have found thus far.
New sabotage laws are a recognition of a fact that I have returned to in this column before. Cyber warfare is no longer the domain of underground hackers. It is now so cheap to implement cyber warfare programs that even many developing countries have done so.
A Black Lives Matter group has called for a boycott of consumerism and white-owned corporations this holiday season. This kind of dogma is not just illogical and impractical, it’s dangerous to the economic security of the very people it’s supposed to help.
Mick Mulvaney made a good first step in halting the dangerous data gathering. But we must remedy the CFPB’s constitutional defects to help ensure the bureau stops trampling on American consumers’ liberties for good.
The diplomatic efforts to push Trump to avoid moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem were to no avail.
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