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Panetta faces a though job

So far, so good for Leon Panetta in confirmation hearings before the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate.

In the film "Traffic" actor Michael Douglas portrays an esteemed…

A 12-step program for Obama

The Bush administration dug a deep hole for our new president. In the best tradition of self-help programs, here are 12 steps to get back to where we once belonged.

The buck stops with Barack

Harry Truman is credited with saying it first and of putting it on his desk in the Oval Office. But it hasn't been heard around here for some time. In…

Trust is still a problem

After assuming office with most of the country and even the world wishing him well, President Barack Obama is finding that governing in tough times is not much fun. For…

Obama needs to prove he can lead

President Barack Obama should learn from his tumultuous struggle to drag his reputed stimulus measure through Congress. Rather than let House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid…

Smoke and mirrors

As if to make positively sure no one missed the point that congressional Democrats don't have the slightest idea what they're doing with the stimulus package, Nancy Pelosi told the…

Questions on another nominee

The Senate Intelligence Committee is taking up the last of President Barack Obama's nominee for a high-profile national security post, the surprising pick of…

Still better than government wages

In the end, the Obama administration's caps on executive pay for foundering financial institutions that receive major public bailout money may be largely symbolic. But it is symbolism that taxpayers…

Obama at sea on wave of debt

 I've handed over today's column to my friends in the drunken sailor community, who have an important message for America.

A lot of water has passed under the…

Obama tries damage control

His infant presidency already shaped by mounting national troubles, President Barack Obama now faces an added challenge: weathering the fallout of a spate of…