I was having lunch at the Oar House in Portsmouth, NH when I heard the latest news from the Whorehouse in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
Whatever readers might have thought of the mind of the late William Loeb, the legendary publisher of New Hampshire statewide daily, the Union Leader, at least Loeb’s mind was his own and his words reflected his thoughts faithfully, according to whatever premise he was following. Not so with the current publisher of the New Hampshire Union Leader, whose editorials are no less a rant, but whose rants are not his own. For Joseph W. McQuaid has turned the once independent Union Leader into the Daily Echo of the Republican National Committee.
Senate passage of Trade Promotion Authority just before the Memorial Day weekend is an example of the legal saying that, while two wrongs don’t make a right, they do make a precedent.
With a call for “open rebellion” against the program, Senator Rand Paul held the Senate floor for ten-and-a-half hours Wednesday in opposition to extending provisions of the Patriot Act.
Dozens of U.S. vehicles and weapons were abandoned by fleeing Iraqi troops when Islamic State forces captured the city of Ramadi in central Iraq Sunday.
Was it supposed to be a joke? Brendan James at Talking Points Memo said South Carolina Senator and presidential aspirant Lindsey Graham could be heard laughing as he told a GOP gathering in Des Moines, Iowa Saturday night that he would “call a drone” to kill anyone thinking about joining al-Qaeda or the jihadists of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A former White House aide during the presidency of Bill Clinton was advising Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the regime change in Libya while he was eyeing lucrative business deals with the transitional Libyan government.
More than a dozen news organizations and media magnates have contributed to the Clinton Foundation, Politico reported.
U.S. Special Operations forces killed a senior Islamic State commander during a raid conducted in eastern Syria Friday night and early Saturday.
George Stephanopoulos, chief political correspondent for ABC News, made an on-air apology Friday morning for his silence concerning the $75,000 he has donated over the past three years to the Clinton Foundation.