Brokaw: debate about war conspicuously absent in midterms

Aside from grumblings on the left about endless war in Afghanistan, Tom Brokaw is right: Notice anything missing on the campaign landscape? How about war? The United States is now in its ninth year of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest wars in American...

Over-confidence is a central factor in the Democratic train wreck

Whether or not Democrats hold on to their majorities, the 2010 midterms are shaping up as a classic case of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, a Democratic specialty. You know things are bad when Democrats are message-hopping faster then John McCain in 2008...

Jamie and Gladys Scott: sentenced to life for eleven bucks [Updated]

This story is unbelievable: Jamie, 38, and Gladys, 36, are serving life sentences in Mississippi for their role in a 1993 robbery that netted $11, despite having no prior criminal record. The three men also arrested in connection with the robbery pleaded guilty and...