It's one thing for a reporter to have a billionaire in his pocket and pick his own next owner. It's another for the reporter, Newsweek's esteemed Howard Fineman, to have pocketed the billionaire by boosting his wife in print for years. I went to the Columbia Journalism dinner in 2006 when Fi ... More >>
Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has been making the media rounds since the Christmas terror attempt promoting wider use of full-body scanning in airports to keep us safe in the skies. According to the Washington Post, he's also been promoting a client. Unfortunately, he ha ... More >>
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani sees daylight for the New York GOP in gay marriage. He tells the Post's Fred Dicker that "I think gay marriage will obviously be an issue for any Republican next year," and that the marriage equality support of high-level Democrats like Governor Paterson and Kirsten Gil ... More >>
The pudgy papa awaiting his hug and kiss when 42-year-old Kirsten Gillibrand walked toward the podium at her senatorial debut last week was Alphonse D'Amato, still the most powerful Republican in New York, a full decade after he lost his senate seat to the bookend on the other side of the podium, Se ... More >>
With the ghost of J. Edgar Hoover returning, Ray Kelly yields some ground to the NYCLU
Janet Napolitanos Sorry Service in Arizona Makes Her a Terrible Choice for Homeland Security Secretary
Welcome to America, freedom fighter. Now go stuff yourself.
Badge sold in Union Square, November 4, 2008. Look familiar? Goodbye to being a "socialist" and "anti-American" because you supported a moderate Democrat. Some people will still call you these things, but it is transparently crazy now that the alleged leader of all anti-American socialists is also ... More >>
Canada apologizes to its citizen kidnapped by CIA; U.S. keeps him on its terror list
Why does Walter Mack keep getting fired?
Port Security and the Politics of a Good Story
Document by document, inquiry skewers Bush's Katrina cover-up
There's no defense for some of the government's defense plans, even for D.C.
In Katrina's wake, the supposed oil shortage and suspicious gas price hikes
George Bush is getting four more years to remake the world in his image. (Too bad for us, he already started.)
Reason to fear Bush's new choice for Homeland Security
'Let's Not Let Them Get Johnnie Cochran on the Phone'