June 18, 2014 10:21
Last week, I spoke about how President Barack Obama justified his prisoner swap of five senior Taliban leaders for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by saying former military leaders and presidents, including George Washing ton, have engaged in prisoner of war exchange, too....
June 4, 2014 10:27
I almost lost my Texas cool this past week when reading a Fox News report about an 89-yearold wounded World War II veteran who had to wait 68 years from the time he was on the battlefield until he received benefits. And you thought long waits of veterans care was  only a recent problem?....
May 28, 2014 10:14
Combat veteran Kryn Miner, 44, served 11 deployments in seven years. He suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain injury after a bomb blast in Afghanistan in 2010 threw him into a wall. It was one of 19 blasts he endured over two decades of service to his country....
May 21, 2014 12:15
On Valentine’s Day 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families took into emergency custody then-14-year-old Justina Pelletier because the doctors at Tufts Medi- cal Center and doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital collided over the diagnosis of her rare medical condition....
May 14, 2014 10:45
USA Today explained this past week how the watchdog group Judicial Watch blew the whistle on the White House’s withholding of documents and obtained a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice under the Freedom of Information Act. In it, the Justice Department tries to justify its withholding of further Benghazi documents....
May 7, 2014 11:01
A year ago, I wrote a two-part series titled “My Mom’s Advice for America.” There’s no better time than now -- between my mother’s 93rd birthday (May 4) and Mother’s Day (May 11) -- to talk about her mother’s advice, which my mother recorded in her autobiography, “Acts of Kindness: My Story....
April 30, 2014 10:00
A year ago, I wrote a two-part series titled “My Mom’s Advice for America.” Those columns became two of my most read pieces. With both my mother’s 93rd birthday (May 4) and Mother’s Day (May 11) on the horizon, I decided to write a two-part series this year on her mother’s advice for America....
April 23, 2014 10:44
These words of Thomas Jefferson’s are etched under the dome of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington: “I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” Imagine if Jefferson had finished that thought with these words: “Unless, of course, you’re 57 years old and a U....
April 16, 2014 10:27
The Miller Center at our third president’s own University of Virginia put it well: “In Thomas Jefferson’s mind, the first order of business for him as President was the establishment of a ‘wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another’ but which would otherwise leave them alone to regulate their own affairs....

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