Theodore Roosevelt

Mike Pence just compared Trump to Teddy Roosevelt, who believed white people were “the forward race”

Vice President Mike Pence compared President Donald Trump to former President Teddy Roosevelt, who believed white people were “the forward race.” …

Donald Trump

Trump's claim that a general dipped bullets in pigs' blood is fake news – but the US massacre of Muslims isn't

I don’t know what the people of Barcelona think about Trump’s demented and repulsive tale of bullets and pig’s blood – but I know what Mark Twain …

Mark Twain

From the Road, Pence Paints Sunny Picture of Trump's Stormy Week

With an avalanche of criticism falling on Donald Trump this week, Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on his support for the president, painting …

Donald Trump

Pence Praises Trump’s ‘Can-Do Spirit’ Amid Charlottesville Backlash

Vice President Mike Pence had nothing but praise for President Trump during a visit to the Panama Canal on Thursday, commending the president for his “vision, energy, and can-do spirit” even as Trump faced mounting criticism from lawmakers and business leaders back home, Bloomberg reports. Pence …

Donald Trump

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>Terror attacks hit Spain, risk aversion spikes in markets, and key Republicans …

Business

Show Zinke you mean business

Hundreds of outdoor industry businesses have banded together to show that our public lands, and particularly the monuments in danger, are vital to …

Ryan Zinke

Pence compares Trump to Teddy Roosevelt, praises his 'can-do spirit'

On a normal day, Vice President Mike Pence's praise of his boss knows few limits.<p>But on Thursday, it seemed to reach a new level. During a visit to the Panama Canal here, Pence spoke of President Donald Trump as the modern reincarnation of one of the vice president's personal heroes, Theodore …

Donald Trump

Reflections and a Thanks to Teddy Roosevelt, Presented by ECOGOLD

So, I must be frank, after the last licensed dressage show, I was feeling a bit dejected about our Third Level progress. There were some …

Keep It Cool

(Image credit: Leszek Kozlowski)<p><i>A brief history of humans trying to chill out by any means necessary.</i><p>Life in the past was all about blood, sweat, and …

Cool Stuff

Trump Refuses to Set a Moral Standard, Abandoning a Traditional Duty

WASHINGTON — President Trump did more on Tuesday than simply a draw an equivalence between the torch-wielding marchers and the leftist activists who clashed with them in Charlottesville, Va. He abdicated what presidents from Roosevelt to Reagan have regarded as a cardinal duty of their job: to set …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Leftist Activists Demand New York Museum Take Down Statue of ‘Racist’ Theodore Roosevelt

Social justice warriors are never satisfied. If you give them an inch, they’ll take a mile. After demanding that southern states take down statues of …

Conservative View

It’s Time to Found a New Republic

The United States has teetered on the brink of catastrophe before, and rebuilt itself by rethinking its institutions. It's time to do so again.<p>Most …

Social Justice

Fleeing to the Mountains

In contrast to many advanced countries, the United States has a vast and spectacular publicly owned wilderness, mostly free and available to all. In …

Backpacking

Presidential Responses To Racial Violence Have Often Been Weak. Trump’s Is Weaker.

White nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend drew bipartisan condemnation, particularly after a car plowed into …

Politics

Rizik’s has been dressing D.C. women since Teddy Roosevelt was president. It’s not stopping now.

It wouldn’t have been surprising if Rizik’s had closed.<p>After 109 years in business, much of it from the corner of Connecticut Avenue and L Street in Northwest Washington, the family-owned fashion boutique had run out of family members who wanted to devote their professional lives to hemlines, …

Lifestyle

Enough threats, time to negotiate with North Korea

It is difficult to understand why the United States, with the world’s most advanced and powerful military, considers North Korea a threat. A threat, …

North Korea

National Book Lovers Day

To all of my nerdy little bookworms out there; you daytime dreamers, wordy warriors, turning pages as unknown worlds stretch out before you and …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Sweet corn, hot air balloons and a meteor shower: 12 things to check out this weekend in the metro area

Looking for something to do this weekend? Watch hot air balloons light the night sky, learn about the conservation efforts of Teddy Roosevelt or see …

Sweet Corn

Trump’s Message To North Korea Left John McCain Fuming

"... this is very, very, very serious."

North Korea

The United States needs more bureaucracy, not less

The long-promised repeal of Obamacare fails despite united Republican control of Washington. Career officials flee posts in the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security while hundreds of key posts remain vacant, many without even nominees. New Jersey shuts down beaches over the 4th …

EPA

McCain Says Trump Erred in Threat to North Korea

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) told KTAR that President Trump’s threat to rain “fire and fury” down on North Korea was a mistake.Said McCain: “I take …

North Korea

Nuclear war threat between North Korea and US is 'very, very, very serious', John McCain warns

The escalating nuclear standoff between North Korea and Donald Trump is “very, very, very serious”, John McCain has said, as he cautioned the US …

North Korea

Getting Trump Out of My Brain

Last week The Washington Post published transcripts of Donald Trump’s conversations with foreign leaders. A dear friend sent me an email suggesting I read them because they reveal how Trump’s mind works. But as I tried to click the link a Bartleby-like voice in my head said, “I would prefer not …

Opinion

Take heart, PGA: Here are some other fourth-best things that aren't terrible

Fair or not, the PGA Championship is considered the fourth major, and that's mostly just because the other three majors loom larger. Face it, few kids practice 6-footers at dusk saying "This is for the PGA Championship!" And if they do, it's because A) they already practiced the winning putt for …

PGA Championship

Immigration is a difficult balancing act

In 1895, fed up with rampant corruption and a flagging economy, the people of New York City swept into office the first Republican government in many …

Immigration

When camping was serious politics

It may be hard to imagine powerful leaders forging alliances while swatting mosquitoes or making handshake deals when their fingers are sticky from roasted marshmallows. But more than a century ago, politicians figured out that the all-American camping trip was an excellent way to burnish …

Camping

The most important time to make English the official language

Posted August 07, 2017 09:47 AM by Daniel Horowitz<p>OlegAlbinsky | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p><i>“We have room for but one flag, the American</i> …

Conservative View

Living blanket, water diviner, wild pet: a cultural history of the dingo

In traditional Aboriginal society, women travelled with canine companions draped around their waists like garments of clothing. Dingoes played an …

Washington D.C.

First Time the Hokies Played the Mountaineers? We Will Give You Hint...

A look back to the some of the interesting numbers between the two teams.The Virginia Tech/West Virginia rivalry has been in existence since 1912. …

Virginia Tech

Do Presidents Take Vacation? Trump's 17-Day Trip Isn't the Longest in History

It's not even close to the longest presidential trip in American history.

Donald Trump