| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It's the economy, stupid — or maybe not. President Barack Obama, with the help of congressional allies, has taken key issues that should be dooming him and turned them to his advantage.
Economists agree that growth is slow and jobs scarce...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
It's a measure of the leadership bankruptcy in the Republican Party that Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker chased from that illustrious post years ago by a combination of ethical lapses and personal hubris, should find himself politically...
| Aug 28, 2011
Until a few weeks ago, the race for the Republican presidential nomination seemed wide open. There was a presumptive front-runner, Mitt Romney, but he held first place mostly because he was a familiar face; his support among Republican voters appeared...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:14 AM
As we wheel into a big week TV and politics with the first GOP debate to include Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday and President Obama's long overdue jobs plan on Thursday, a couple of small observations demand to be made.
First of all, I could not...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Los aspirantes a la nominación presidencial del Partido Republicano Rick Perry y Mitt Romney discutieron vehementemente el miércoles sobre la creación de empleos y Seguridad Social en un animado debate de campaña que marcó un nuevo giro en la carrera para...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Former U.S. House Speaker and 2012 GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich meets and greets tea party members at a Q & A in downtown Orlando.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Does anyone remember President Clinton's 1995 government shutdown as a result of a fight with Newt Gingrich? It has been estimated it impacted all sectors of the U.S. economy. Health and welfare services for military veterans were curtailed; the Centers...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• From the school of truly stupid...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:06 PM
President Barack Obama announced his re-election campaign Monday.
He doesn't have to win because the Republicans are going to lose.
Pending an economic collapse, or a picture of George Soros holding baby Obama in a Kenyan church, this race is over....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A number of Republican aspirants to the White House in 2012 are garnering millions of media impressions by leveraging Fox News and other media outlets to fuel their ambitious goals. They don't realize it, but they are in danger of celebrity self-...
| Apr 21, 2011
Here's a not very bold prediction: Donald Trump won't be the Republican presidential nominee next year. He's not a credible national leader. His strategy for restoring American economic vigor boils down to threatening China with a trade war. It's not even...