“This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on earth. This was the moment—this was the time—when we came together to remake […]

They’ve reported wars, riots and all manner of unrest, but the media’s latest assignment may well be their most perilous to date and would have even Ernie Pyle quaking at his typewriter: Covering Sarah Palin’s bus tour: Yet the reemergence of the GOP’s larger-than-life 2008 vice presidential candidate – who says she is strongly considering […]

Or is it day four? Eh, whatever… Here’s what I know so far: New York Rep. Anthony Weiner ended up with a relatively lewd photo being sent to a woman from his Twitter account early this past weekend (I’ve heard of Friday “document drops” but occasionally we also get a “pants drop”). Weiner says his […]

Today is the day we formally salute those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of freedom, though it’s always my hope that as many of us as possible make every day Memorial Day. Also today here’s a big salute to those who currently serve, which includes my cousin Mike (Air Force), and […]

Is somebody worried about “Apocalypse YouBet’cha”? George Will seems to think American voters are concerned that our nuclear arsenal could fall into the hands of… Sarah Palin: “The threshold question, not usually asked, but it’s in everyone’s mind in a presidential election. ‘Should we give this person nuclear weapons?’ And the answer [in Palin's case], […]

Barack Obama, one-man United Nations: In Ireland, he drank a beer with the residents of Moneygall, birthplace of his maternal great-great-great-grandfather, and electrified a downtown audience in Dublin in need of cheering up after years of recession. In Britain, Obama and the first lady, Michelle, lodged at Buckingham Palace and, at the nine-century-old Westminster Hall, […]

It’s not because of her race, but that’s not about to stop somebody from putting it out there before getting to the actual reason, which I think is mandatory these days: Less than three years into the job, first lady Michelle Obama is on her third chief of staff and third social secretary. She is […]

From the “No matter what happened here, if this were a Republican it would be news by now” department we find this… Liberal Democrat Rep. Anthony Weiner claimed, very much in passing, that he was the victim of a hacking after what appeared to be a photo outtake from a Cialis ad was linked from […]

It finally stopped raining this morning just as I was finishing my ark. As a result, the lawn needs a serious mowing, so I’m off to sit on the kidney-shaker for a couple of hours. Feel free to caption this photo from 2009 of the Obamas meeting serial chick badgerer and alleged sex attacker Dominique […]

Operation “Oh please God keep my fine self outta prison” is underway: Multiple sources at the estate of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon confirm to ABC News that the former North Carolina senator met Mellon today for lunch at her sprawling compound in Northern Virginia. The purpose of the visit is unclear, but it is sure to […]

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