When President Donald Trump shook the political world, the epicenter was Pennsylvania, the one swing state Republicans had tried and failed to carry in each of the last six presidential elections.
In the morning darkness of Wednesday, Kim Jong Un launched an ICBM that rose almost 2,800 miles into the sky before falling into the Sea of Japan.
Let's imagine that Roy Moore is a Democrat and not a Republican.
A circle in hell has been set aside for financiers who fleece ordinary folks.
Why would Christian conservatives in good conscience go to the polls Dec. 12 and vote for Judge Roy Moore, despite the charges of sexual misconduct with teenagers leveled against him?
Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary speaker of the U.S. House in the 1940s and '50s, offered this piece of ethical advice for lawmakers who were conflicted over whether to vote for the People or the lobbyists: "Every now and then, a politician ought to do something just because it's right."
Go ahead and laugh. It is funny, after all.
What do evangelicals and other social conservatives have in common with liberal feminists and the secular left? More than either side would like to admit.
So I guess you can take men off the endangered species list.
Our aim is to "starve the whole population -- men, women, and children, old and young, wounded and sound -- into submission," said First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill.
The story making the rounds is that the Republican tax plan targets homeowners only in expensive blue states -- people who tend to vote for the other party. That's only partly true.
Ever have one of those moments when you hear a song and it sums up exactly how you're feeling?
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