Russia’s meddling in the U.S. presidential election and cyber security took center stage at several confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees this past week, with lawmakers from both parties raising questions about the government’s efforts to counter aggression in cyber space.
Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter M. Shaub donated to President Obama before his appointment and defended Hillary Clinton’s decision to not disclose paid speeches to the Clinton Foundation while she was secretary of state.
Entitlement programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and food stamps have gained tens of thousands of beneficiaries under the Obama administration.
Amid the cacophony of the past year, one paean to improvised order emerged from the pen of music critic Ted Gioia. That book, How to Listen to Jazz, deserves your undivided engagement. Ultimately, Gioia tells you not only how to listen to jazz, but why.
In a despairing age, Cohen also makes a case for optimism about the United States’s economic, academic, demographic, and, military prospects.
Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate introduced legislation this week to reform the laws that govern firearm silencers.