The motto of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is “To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan.”
In her effort to extricate Great Britain from the European Union, as per voters’ wishes, Prime Minister Theresa May is being roundly criticized for sticking to her guns rather than seeking the counsel of her adversaries on what they think would be a more acceptable exit.
Britain’s holiday from history was supposed to end this week. After three years of bitter debate, Prime Minister Theresa May hoped Parliament would back the agreement for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union that she painstakingly negotiated over the past 18 months. On Tuesday, however, Parliament voted 2-to-1 against her deal, a humiliating defeat that leaves the future of Britain’s relationship with Europe as unsettled as ever.
In offering a compromise of sorts to end the partial government shutdown, President Trump invited the American public to join him Saturday in an exercise of blame-shifting.
Recent data show teenagers now are more stressed, depressed, and anxious than at almost any point in recent history.
The last two elections in Kansas have mandated a change in direction from the Brownback years.
As a young mother, especially, I always admired those who could make their children mind with what seemed the slightest change in the tone of their voice or look. Viewers of Laura Kelly's State of the State Address would not have been impressed with the Republicans' reaction to the governor's speech.
Tending to cattle, particularly when winter weather intrudes, demands daily attention even when it’s 25 head on 80 acres, as is Greg Kaufman’s experience these days.
There is a virus infecting the country. The Latin name for it is Medium-Animositas. Most people know it as avarice, malice, debasement, degradation, malignity, pettiness, small-mindedness, or just plain old meanness.
The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted for a resolution of disapproval aimed at Representative Steve King of Iowa. All of his fellow Republicans supported the action — he even voted for it himself, to show his remorse — and earlier this week, the party’s leaders stripped King of his committee assignments. Several GOP members are telling him to resign.