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Richard Greener: Why Not Try This: Establishing Principles for Evaluating Measures Designed to Protect the Homeland From Terrorism?

The name “Homeland Security” speaks for itself. If the homeland wasn’t in danger, perhaps even in jeopardy, the agency known as Homeland Security would not exist. There would be no…

Mitt Romney Ramps Up PAC Activity While Weighing White House Run

The fact that Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who is weighing a run for president in 2012, has an active political action committee in Alabama might seem puzzling. From…

Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Calls For Immediate DADT Repeal

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he supports Congress using its lame-duck session to end the ban on gays serving openly in the military. Adm.…

Warren Buffett: I ‘Should Be Paying A Lot More In Taxes’

WASHINGTON — Billionaire Warren Buffett rebutted claims that the Obama administration is unjustly hurting business orders with high taxes by saying that in fact, the wealthy have never had it…

Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton: New START Treaty ‘Should Be Nonpartisan, Not Just Bipartisan’

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen appeared on the Sunday morning public affairs shows to urge the Senate to stop…

Hillary Clinton: happy and not running for office

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former senator and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is done seeking votes. Read the full story…

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

From The Huffington Post…

Terry Newell: Trade-Off America

There are two things we know about enhanced X-ray screening and full-body pat-downs at TSA check points. The first is that if we abolish them and a terrorist blows up…

Ex-senator runs for Chicago mayor

Carol Moseley Braun joins a field of at least six major contenders that includes Rahm Emanuel. Read the full story.…

Obama claims end to U.S. combat role in Afghanistan by 2014

Obama claims end to U.S. combat role in Afghanistan by 2014

President Barack Obama on Saturday said for the first time he wants U.S. troops out of major combat in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the date he and other…