One has to feel a bit of sympathy for the Transportation Security Administration. But only just a bit.
The top ten highlights (or lowlights) that comprise the most significant political stories of the year.
Comity is being replaced by comedy in the Senate, and sonorous debate may yet give way to hurled epithets and folding chairs.
Poor Barack Obama didn't even make the top five. But there was one former Alaskan governor many conservatives would have voted for.
The challenges to the media mogul's empire are coming from all sides.
Sooner or later the president is going to realize that pocket kings can and do blow up in your face.
Where Big Apple residents stand on the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial seems unaffected by party or ideology.
It's time to relearn what some of us seem to have forgotten.
In addition to making our electrical grid more efficient, upgrading the system will prevent hacker attacks that could paralyze the country.
As modern conservatives eschew classic conservatism, so too do today's liberals deny their honorable ideological ancestry.
In a close race with Democrat Bill Owen, a tea party conservative has complicated the chances of the centrist Republican.
The great portion of American society pays no heed to the attention seekers in Congress and on cable news.
The craven demonstration of partisan politics by the Bay State legislature in naming Kennedy's replacement should be outlawed.
This was not the first time in history an execution has gone awry.
A new way to measure TV viewership may take the information right off your cable box.
Despite being down on current leadership, NY voters still seem to prefer finding a new set of Democrats to the GOP field.
We have evolved into a society which disdains the making of things and absolutely abhors the concept of repairing them.
In this day and age, there's no such thing as "spontaneous" demonstrations in politics.
Democrats are a little touchy about how GOP congressmen are describing ObamaCare to their constituents.
Great risks were taken to send man to the moon. It is impractical to take those risks today to go to Mars.
Those who initially welcomed the Democrats to power are realizing that change is a two-edged sword.
The Republican congressman who lost to Hillary Clinton in 2000 stages a political comeback.