Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of torture, Dick Cheney and several Bush officials hit the airwaves defending torture with overwhelming support from the religious right.
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that Mitt Romney leads the pack of GOP hopefuls for 2016, with Jeb Bush running in second place.
The Ebola crisis in West Africa is a deadly serious threat. But for many reasonable, concerned Americans it's become difficult to separate the reality of the devastation occurring on that continent, from the overblown media and political hysteria that's dominating our national news cycle.
Republicans in Washington and the right-wing media decided to push all-in by claiming the President had negotiated with terrorists and endangered the nation's security in order to save an anti-American deserter who deserved to be held as a prisoner indefinitely by the Taliban.
In the current political climate, the only compromising from the Tea Party is the highly transparent dive to the middle at election-time
Anti-WMD alert: In a joint OpEd Monday, President Obama and President Hollande wrote about how their deepening partnership offers a model for international cooperation.
The image of the big plantation tobacco farmer is inextricably linked to the Republican Party, and as long ago as 1998, GOP leadership began to understand that the inflow of lobbyist funds was not worth the long-term PR hassle.
A new ABC News/Washington Post poll was released on Tuesday. Overall, the poll had good and bad news for the President.
The 2016 presidential election only seems a long ways off. Hillary Clinton has positioned herself for a second run since the first run ended
Recent polls have shown Barack Obama's approval rating on the decline. However, who exactly is "disapproving" of him tells the bigger story.
Remember when Mitt Romney said that Russia is "without question our number one geopolitical foe"? Thanks in part to Edward Snowden, Republicans love to think now that Romney might have been right.
Was it the day Romney lost the election? That's one of the reactions to Mitt Romney's 47 percent secret video.
The Washington Post, that "liberal elite" paper, is following in Fox's footsteps by regurgitating false Miranda information, suggesting that Miranda rights are optional and should not be employed with suspected terrorists, even if said suspect is an American citizen. Fox News has long advanced the claim that reading Abdulmutallab Miranda rights compromised the government's ability to get information. This, of course, was not an issue for Fox when the Bush administration handled the suspected terrorists the exact same way. When they're not trying to terrorize Americans into voting for them, the Right is trying to terrorize Americans into giving away all of their freedoms.