| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:00 AM
With the selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney forces the Democrats to produce a budget of their own. It's too hot of a topic not to. They can't bury their collective heads in the sand any longer, they have to cough it up. We all know...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker was wrong and President Barack Obama is right: Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital deserves closer scrutiny by voters. Whether a brief television ad accomplishes this is another matter.
Presidential campaigns are seldom pretty....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:08 AM
When it comes to conserving energy, California is one of the most efficient states. But it’s no longer the best.
That honor goes to Massachusetts for the second year in a row, according to the sixth annual report on the subject from the American...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:10 AM
If this was not totally obvious to everyone who glances at this column from time to time, I’m endorsing Barack Obama for president. Now I will make you suffer through a column about why I will vote for a second Obama term and why you should too....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:25 PM
On Friday, a very large and truly historic event took place here in Newport Beach. But you would never know it from reading the Daily Pilot the next morning ("Visit has satire, support," June 2).
The Romney Victory Committee, made up of many Newport...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
As a serial entrepreneur who has created hundreds and hundreds of jobs over my career, I'm going to share with you a fact that might prove a bit shocking to some.
Entrepreneurs don't start companies to create jobs. Rather, they start companies to make...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:00 PM
To swing or not to swing? Mitt Romney is returning to Pennsylvania a month after his last visit to the state.
Tracing President Barack Obama’s footsteps, Romney arrives in battleground western Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon where he’ll use...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
I grew up in a Democratic home. My Dad was always very aware of what was happening in government. We have copies of letters Dad wrote to the politicians of his day and the responses he received. Dad kept a chart on the fridge of all the local, state and...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:37 AM
In celebrating his reelection Tuesday night, President Obama finally touched on a topic that he and Republican rival Mitt Romney rarely broached during the campaign: Climate change.
During his acceptance speech, Obama make a strong play to win over the...
| Mar 13, 2012
As gasoline prices climb, President Obama's poll numbers plummet. In February, a Washington Post/ABC poll had Obama up 6 points against Mitt Romney. Monday's poll has him down 2.
According to the polls, gas prices are a huge part of the story,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Gary Dorrien must have been wearing his comedy writer's cap when he wrote the preposterous claims that appear in his recent op-ed ("Stand with Obama," March 16). I know hardly where to begin.
Referring to the president, Mr. Dorrien wrote: "He helped to...