Book confirms: Ayers wrote Obama's book

by Jack Cashill -- In his new book, "Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage," best-selling celebrity journalist Christopher Andersen has blown a huge hole in the Obama genius myth without more…

Charles Manson and Lehman Brothers

by Jack Cashill -- Earlier this week, President Barack Obama descended on Wall Street to celebrate the first anniversary of the demise of Lehman Brothers, one of the major investment banks consumed more…

The United States of Newark

by Jack Cashill -- On a glorious Labor Day afternoon, I had the chance to speak with about 5,000 of New Jersey's best and liveliest citizens at the historic Morristown Green. Morristown more…

A 'silent death' in Avenal State Prison

by Jack Cashill -- Steven Nary was a naive 18-year old sailor when he fought off and unintentionally killed a known sexual predator trying to rape him. In San Francisco, that is more…

Media mum on brown-on-black violence

by Jack Cashill -- I got a letter last week from Steven Nary, the sailor imprisoned in California these last 14 years for killing his would-be rapist. Nary casually asked me what more…

Why America's best spy will die in prison

by Jack Cashill -- In her eminently readable new book, "Mafia Son," Sandra Harmon fleshes out the life of the man who may have been America's best spy, Gregory Scarpa Jr. Barring more…

San Fran justice: Rape victim still in prison

by Jack Cashill -- In reading the parole hearing transcript for Steven Nary, I sensed the depth of the injustice about to unfold when San Francisco Deputy District Attorney Nancy Tung described more…

'Birther' media breach to reveal deeper truths?

by Jack Cashill -- These last weeks have witnessed a breach in the media firewall surrounding Barack Obama, first from CNN's Lou Dobbs, then from "Obama's favorite blogger," Andrew Sullivan, and finally more…

Kids need a pop, not a pop tax

by Jack Cashill -- As Brent Baker reports on his blog, the network news shows seem to be as suddenly keen on taxing soda pop as are America's ever vigilant health police. more…

Adieu to a tough broad

by Jack Cashill -- About 10 days before she died a few summers back, my mother decided to check out of the hospital. The hospital folks, well intended but doggedly bureaucratic, told more…