America’s Retreat…

The United States, the acknowledged world leader in the post-World War II era, is in retreat and decline. Among America’s closest...

The Risch Doctrine

In 1965 when Arkansas Sen. J. William Fulbright publicly expressed the private concerns he had long harbored about growing U.S. military...

The Risch Doctrine

In 1965 when Arkansas Sen. J. William Fulbright publicly expressed the private concerns he had long harbored about growing U.S. military...

Leadership Failure

The shambolic, incoherent, incompetent, lie-infested and often just plain crazy foreign policy of Donald Trump was on full display in...

Leadership Failure

The shambolic, incoherent, incompetent, lie-infested and often just plain crazy foreign policy of Donald Trump was on full display in...

New World Order…

This piece originally appeared in the Lewiston, Idaho Tribune ———– Sometimes, what appears to be a minor change in political direction...

New World Order…

This piece originally appeared in the Lewiston, Idaho Tribune ———– Sometimes, what appears to be a minor change in political direction...

The Surest Senator of All…

When he speaks about big issues Idaho Senator Jim Risch, the new chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, likes to invoke his...

The Surest Senator of All…

When he speaks about big issues Idaho Senator Jim Risch, the new chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, likes to invoke his...

The Risch Doctrine…

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch became chairman of the prestigious Foreign Relations Committee last week and as nearly his first act he bashed the...

The Risch Doctrine…

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch became chairman of the prestigious Foreign Relations Committee last week and as nearly his first act he bashed the...

Trumping the Shark…

“And we’ve got our soldiers sitting there [in South Korea] watching missiles go up. And you say to yourself, ‘Oh, that’s interesting.’...

Trumping the Shark…

“And we’ve got our soldiers sitting there [in South Korea] watching missiles go up. And you say to yourself, ‘Oh, that’s interesting.’...

Fear Itself…

Obama’s response to the attacks also raises a more political question: Why hasn’t a man known for his rhetorical gifts done more to...

Fear Itself…

Obama’s response to the attacks also raises a more political question: Why hasn’t a man known for his rhetorical gifts done more to...

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor…

– – – – – It says something about the state of American politics that the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers makes more sense on the...