Doug Bandow The IRS scandal has appropriately tarred the Obama administration. But IRS abuse is not new: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Kennedy, and Richard Nixon all shamelessly used the tax authorities against their political enemies. Thus, the problem is nonpartisan. Show More Summary
Courtesy Delta Air Lines. Things are looking up for those traveling through New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Delta Air Lines. After years of planning, and as part of a $1.4 billion investment, the carrier and partners...Show More Summary
A new book, John F. Kennedy – Among the Germans, reveals that in the pre-World War II era, when young John F. Kennedy Jr. tooled around Europe, there was one leader and one governmental system he particularly admired: Germany and Nazism. Show More Summary
A new book examining President John F. Kennedy’s admiration for the accomplishments of Nazi Germany and Adolph Hitler threatens to cause a stir ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to Berlin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JFK’s 'Ich bin ein Berliner' speech. Show More Summary
Get ready to see a lot of Zac Efron over the next couple years. The 17 Again and The Paperboy star will be seen in Parkland, a drama taking place at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated,...Show More Summary
Next month, the Peace Corps will begin accepting applications from same-sex couples who want to serve together. But not all of the 76 countries that host the program established by former U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1961 will be open as assignments for those couples, an agency spokeswoman said. “The Peace Corps is only [...]
(Reuters) - Actress and comedienne Carol Burnett will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the top award for American comics, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts said on Tuesday.
To coincide with the tribute to U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride's life that occured at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in D.C. last night, President Obama has awarded Ride — the first American woman to ever make the voyage into space — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Show More Summary
May 21On this day. 1961: After race riots broke out in Montgomery, Ala., President John F. Kennedy sent 300 federal marshals into the city to keep order. JFK sent the marshals in after Alabama Gov. John Patterson said he could not guarantee that law and order would be maintained. Show More Summary
Caroline Kennedy and fellow jurors returned a surprising verdict Monday afternoon. The 55-year-old daughter of popular early 1960s US President John F. Kennedy had been selected for jury service even though she’d disclosed to Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Richard Carruthers that she had known the Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. “since I was in [...]Show More Summary
A Korean Air Airbus A380 visits me at home For nearly my entire life, I have lived in the shadow of one of the busiest airports in the country. Draw a straight line from my house and you end up on JFKs runway 22L in almost 2 miles. Arrivals glide across the sky mere [...]
Gavin Kennedy follows up on a recent post from Brad DeLong on Keynes and laissez faire: Keynes on Laissez-Faire, by Gavin Kennedy: I read the Keynes quote below in Brad Delong’s Blog: As John Maynard Keynes shrilly stated back in...
My latest Townhall column is called, 20 Reasons To Dislike The Democrat Party. Here’s an excerpt from the column. 1) Ted Kennedy. Barney Frank. Rod Blagojevich. Eric Massa. Marion Barry. Dan Rostenkowski. Eliot Spitzer. John Murtha. Alcee Hastings. Show More Summary
In less than one week the former Pan American Airways Unit Terminal Building, more commonly known as the Pan Am WorldPort, at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, taken over by Delta Air Lines in 1991, and now simply known as Terminal 3, will cease operations after 53 years.. JFK’s iconic Terminal [...]Show More Summary
Proving that the retro-‘60s fad still has some legs, assassinating John F. Kennedy is suddenly all the rage again, as more and more of today’s filmmakers get hip to the far-out sound of a nation’s innocence dying. As with so many horrible moments in history, Tom Hanks was right there with Parkland, followed soon after by J.J. Show More Summary
FOX News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes will be honored with the $250,000 Bradley Prize for being a "visionary of American journalism" on June 12 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. "Roger Ailes has been a visionary,” declared Michael W. Show More Summary
pobonline.com NSPS has learned that the Obama administration's Department of Labor reversed 50 years of precedent, first established by John F. Kennedy, and ruled that members of survey crews are now subject to the construction prevailing wage law known as the Davis-Bacon Act.
John F. Kennedy as a candidate liked to tweak his opponent, Richard Nixon. When the Wall Street Journal criticized Republican Nixon, Kennedy jumped on it....
The only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis didn't mention whether any member of her family had been a victim of a crime
Caroline Kennedy’s jury service raises troubling questions about how far judges should go to assure the appearance of justice. Kennedy, the 55-year-old daughter and last living child of 1960s era President John F. Kennedy, was selected Monday to serve as a juror in the trial of Nelson Chatman in the state Supreme Court in Manhattan, [...]Show More Summary