Predictably, this year’s 9/11 remembrance festivities were rather sparse. Who wants to relive the awful past, especially when considering how very bleak the present is? GO TO FULL STORY


‘Once again, the Department of Homeland Security is in the cross hairs. A just-released Government Accountability Office report bashed DHS for making limited progress on emergency-response capabilities and the management of human…



‘On September 1, 2007 I received a call at 2058 from the wife of a close friend living in Branson, MO. She told me of a UFO sighting by her daughter


‘Plans by President Bush to announce a withdrawal of up to 30,000 U.S. troops from Iraq by next summer drew sharp criticism yesterday from Democratic leaders and a handful of Republicans in…




‘George Bush will tell America tomorrow night that he plans a limited withdrawal of 30,000 troops from Iraq by August 2008, returning strength to the level early this year of 130,000 and…


‘Besides snark, the overriding theme of public discussion of the Craig case has been hypocrisy. "I’m not gay," the Senator insists, and if gayness is an identity as well as an innate…





‘U.S.-based Hunt Oil signs a deal to explore for oil in Iraq. It’s the first major oil contract between a U.S. company and Iraq in decades. But it was signed with the…


…Benchmarks, invalid progress reports, passing on the blame to Maliki and his corrupt government, lying assertions of how things are improving in Iraq, the non-stop shell game White House & Congress are…


…Ok, wow. Ever get to a point where you realize you’re totally "out of the loop?" I’m there right now. Had no idea that Robitussin was an abused substance. But it really…


‘It’s that time of year again – the anniversary of the attack on the twin trade towers of New York City on September 11th 2001. Regardless of what theories you may have…


‘And now, ladies and gentlemen, time for a quiz. Three guesses as to who said this: And Iraq and Afghanistan and their tragedies; and the reeling of many of you under the…


‘Pity Gen. David Petraeus, the military commander in Iraq. Before Memorial Day, his September progress report from Baghdad was expected to be a turning point in the Iraq war. By Labor Day,…


‘After six years, two wars, and dozens of senior al Qaeda figures arrested, Osama bin Laden and his chief associate Ayman al-Zawahiri remain at large. In this week’s List, FP runs down…




‘I’ve long preferred short films to features if only because there’s less movie to watch and fewer credits to roll. That harmony is disrupted somewhat when confronting a two-disc set comprising 16…



‘By some ingenious twist of fate (or at least marketing), Kanye West and 50 Cent are set to square off on September 11. Make no mistake: This isn’t just about two rappers…


‘In the face of the awesome political catastrophe that has befallen the Republican Party in the form of George W. Bush, the response of its new leaders has not been to re-examine…