The term "war on poverty," like the term "war on drugs," is misleading; it suggests there is a battle to win, and move on.
Presidential Innovation Fellows are becoming known, and appreciated, for bringing the culture of civic innovation to Washington. No doubt the government needs it.
Seven years of too bountiful a crop will always be followed by locusts or dust storms, and for every Michael Bloomberg there will be a Bill de Blasio. It goes the other way as well.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has a Tony Soprano problem that could doom his potential presidential candidacy if he does not handle the crisis promptly and well.
Looks like Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) is shining her Tea Party shoes to prepare for a possible shot at the 2016 GOP vice presidential nomination.
How far will Christie go when immigration takes center stage in Washington this year? It is hard to predict. Will he back off, or advance further toward national immigration reform?
The Mudcat Manifesto, New York yields, Israel blossoms, Ron Paul rises, the Anglosphere finds form.
I guess there are some nanny-staters who would rather ban e-cigarettes under an all-or-nothing illusion. I wonder whether they also want to ban condoms under the premise that they would prefer that people remain abstinent?
The current question — what happens after the Arab Spring? — challenges the watching world, and particularly Secretary of State John Kerry, who is currently searching for a way to resolve ancient disputes in the Middle East between Israelis and Arabs.