Bring back John Ashcroft

by Bill Press -- I never thought I'd say this, but: Bring back John Ashcroft. Yes, in retrospect, Ashcroft's looking better and better. He may have stuck us with the unnecessary and more…

How soon before we bomb Iran?

by Bill Press -- Having lived in both places, I can tell you: There is little difference between Washington and Hollywood. Neither is real. Both are filled with celebrity wannabes. And both more…

No good time to condone genocide

by Bill Press -- In August 1939, Hitler gave a military order to exterminate the Jews. His goal was "the physical destruction of the enemy." And they should be sent to their more…

Swift-boating a 12-year-old

by Bill Press -- They're at it again. Led by Rush Limbaugh, the Republican Party Smear Machine is back in high gear. First, Rush smeared all members of the military who don't more…

Whining Thomas

by Bill Press -- Life has been good to Clarence Thomas. After a rough start, with help from his grandfather, he attended good Catholic schools. He got into Yale Law School, thanks more…

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…