Socialized medicine? It's about time!

by Bill Press -- You can tell a lot about a president by the bills he vetoes. The veto, as set forth in the Constitution, is the president's ultimate weapon. It's the more…

Free the Jena 6!

by Bill Press -- Just when I was wondering whatever happened to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, he popped up again, accusing Barack Obama of "acting like he's white" – for not making more…

Iraq: No deadline? Then no dollars

by Bill Press -- For anybody looking for new insights, a new start, or renewed hope about the war in Iraq, Gen. Petraeus' long-awaited testimony before Congress and the American people was more…

Don't believe the general

by Bill Press -- You know the old Chinese proverb: "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." You may also know the George W. Bush translation, from more…

CIA: Asleep at the switch

by Bill Press -- In the days and weeks following Sept. 11, how many times did we hear some terrorism expert say: If only the CIA had known al-Qaida operatives were in more…

Bush loses his brain

by Bill Press -- Some people walk through Washington and never leave a footprint. Karl Rove walked though Washington and left his jackboot prints everywhere. He is at once the most brilliant, more…

The great Democratic surrender

by Bill Press -- Use it or lose it. That's the first lesson of political power – which Democrats still haven't learned. As they proved by their vote on the NSA wiretap more…

The Foxification of America

by Bill Press -- Lured by the irresistible bait of $5 billion, the Bancroft family finally agreed to sell the Wall Street Journal to right-wing robber baron Rupert Murdoch. Chalk up one more…

Return of the Junior G-Men

by Bill Press -- J. Edgar Hoover is grinning in his grave. As reported by ABC's Brian Ross, the FBI has adopted a plan to recruit 15,000 covert informants in the United more…

Are you feeling safer yet?

by Bill Press -- Osama bin Laden. Where, oh where, can he be? In the spring of 2003, as President Bush was busy sending the nation into war with Iraq, reporters repeatedly more…