Political


Responsible Fatherhood

ImageIn many ways, I came to understand the importance of fatherhood through its absence—both in my life and in the lives of others...


Everyone Should See "Torturing Democracy"

ImageIf we want to know what torture is, and what it does to human beings, we have to look at it squarely, without flinching. That's just what a powerful and important film, seen by far too few Americans, does.

Michelle Obama, Mom-in-Chief

ImageMany progressive feminists were distressed with Michelle's assertion of motherhood as her primary role. They hoped she would seek a more aggressive policy agenda.

Justice Department Urges Equalizing Drug Sentences

ImageNewly appointed Criminal Division chief Lanny A. Breuer told a Senate Judiciary Committee panel this morning that the Obama administration would support bills to equalize punishment for offenders accused of possessing the drug in either form, fulfilling one of the president's campaign pledges.

Efficiency and Innovation

ImageIn his weekly address on April 18, 2009, President Obama announced appointments that will help give all Americans a government that is effective, efficient, and transparent.