Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer remarks on what the newspaper conspicuously leaves out of its commentary on the former president's speaking fees.
President Obama addressed the nation Sunday night, in an attempt to calm the public mood after the San Bernardino killers were tied to Islamic State -- though the connection seems to spring merely from common radicalism and murderousness rather than any organizational tie.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Republican Congressman Steve King doubles down on controversial immigration comments he recently made and Anthony Weiner says he won't drop out of the New York City mayoral race amid a new sexting scandal.
Leaders who want their achievements to endure know their task includes leaving behind an intellectual legacy that shapes how future generations see the country and its possibilities. FDR accomplished this. So did Reagan. And on Wednesday, President Obama gave a speech that launched his effort to join them.
A look at the day's political happenings, including why an Oklahoma senator thinks federal disaster relief to his state after a deadly tornado is unnecessary and John McCain gets all maverick-y again.