Our nation has a huge deficit of infrastructure investment, and it shows.
If the crisis were a test of how Washington would fare in a terrorist incident, we flunked.
Conflict among crewmembers can cause distractions.
Where to take a bumper crop provides more than a little anxiety for farmers.
It is worth recalling the public diplomacy value of the U.S. space program.
Hiring regulations in the aviation industry are being adhered to on paper and quietly subverted in practice.
Our security capabilities must be constantly upgraded against growing and dangerous malicious intent.
The good news about all this preemptive security is that it points to the growing sophistication of U.S. intelligence.
New legislation would take food out of the mouths of hungry people to line the pockets of foreign ship owners.
It was a Super Bowl ad that told a super-truth about the revival of the American auto industry because of the successful policies of President Obama. No doubt Ron Paul can dig up some Austrian economists to disagree, Mitt Romney can say he would have preferred his approach of massive layoffs and a wave of bankruptcy filings throughout the auto sectors, and Newt Gingrich can claim it was about black people on food stamps.
In my last column, “A tale of two Romneys,” I suggested that George Romney, a great governor and auto-industry CEO, would have supported President Obama's successful policy and deplored the vulture-capitalist alternative offered by his son, Mitt.