WASHINGTON – The president of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council challenges critics of President Obama’s Ukraine policy by saying “What are you going to do, send the 101st Airborne into Crimea?”
WASHINGTON – Vladimir Putin is a lucky man.
WASHINGTON – Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year.
WASHINGTON – I repeat: I’m not a global warming believer.
WASHINGTON – In the ongoing saga of the Affordable Care Act, oddly referred to by Democrats as the law of the land even as it is amended at will by presidential fiat, we are beginning to understand the extent of its war on jobs.
WASHINGTON – Swedish researchers report that antioxidants make cancers worse in mice.
WASHINGTON – What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid?
WASHINGTON – Fixated as we Americans are on Canada’s three most attention-getting exports – polar vortexes, Alberta clippers and the antics of Toronto’s addled mayor – we’ve somewhat overlooked a major feature of Canada’s current relations with the United States: extreme annoyance.
WASHINGTON – By early 2011, writes former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, he had concluded that President Obama “doesn’t believe in his own (Afghanistan) strategy, and doesn’t consider the war to be his.”
WASHINGTON – For decades, the American Studies Association has labored in well-deserved obscurity.
WASHINGTON – First order of business for the returning Congress: The No Bailout for Insurance Companies Act of 2014.
WASHINGTON – The lie of the year, according to Politifact, is “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”