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Bonds & his records must go

Now that the next spike has dropped in the matter of Barry Bonds, the question on the lips of anyone who cares -- including a host of fathers and grandfathers…

While politicians lie, more Iraqis die

A familiar pattern: The Bush Administration claims progress in Iraq so militants there step up the carnage to prove that they, not American troops, control the country. While administration spokesmen claimed…

Bracing for the air travel crunch

Perhaps President Bush is looking ahead to January 2009, when he must give up his personal jetliner, Air Force One, and his personal chopper, Marine One, and begin flying commercial.…

Oops! Airport screeners missed bomb parts

Government investigators smuggled liquid explosives and detonators past airport security, exposing a dangerous hole in the nation's ability to keep these forbidden items off of airplanes, according to a report…

You can go home again

As the holiday season approaches, our attention will, once again, focus on people, values and concepts that we hold dear. It is often said that "fools rush in where wise men…

Confessions of an alien

News item: Former aviation and government officials, led by former Arizona Gov. Fife Symington, had a panel discussion at the National Press Club this week to call on the government…

NJ Guv abandons immigrant license plan

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has decided to abandon a plan to issue driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, officials familiar with the decision told The Associated Press Tuesday night. The governor…

Probe launched on domestic spying

The Justice Department has reopened a long-dormant inquiry into the government's warrantless wiretapping program, a major policy shift only days into the tenure of Attorney General Michael Mukasey. The investigation by…

Blackwater murders ‘unjustified’

A Blackwater Worldwide spokeswoman says the company supports "stringent accountability" for any wrongdoing in the wake of a New York Times report that federal investors have found that the shooting…

True war cost placed at $3.5 trillion

Democrats on Tuesday warned hidden costs would catapult the price of the Iraq and Afghan conflicts to a staggering 3.5 trillion dollars, staking out a new war showdown with President…