| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:46 PM
The onslaught by email began when Florida's Republican governor came out in support of a measure to issue driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.
“Are you the governor of the people or the governor of the illegals?” an...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:09 PM
There is something every man and woman holding appointive office in Texas shares, whether sitting on the Supreme Court or serving on the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. Each and every one of them — thousands in all — was put there...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:31 PM
In his first public remarks since telling GOP donors that he is weighing a third bid for the White House, Mitt Romney suggested Friday that if he does run he would alter the focus that led to his loss in 2012 to President Obama.
“I believe in...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Twelve months before the voting is set to begin, the 2016 presidential race is shaping up as a fiercely competitive contest driven by two overriding forces that — candidates aside — will go a long way toward deciding the next occupant of the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Lovers of phrases that deserve preserving as summations of the year's news have reason once again to thank Carl Cannon, the tireless editor and compiler at RealClearPolitics, for giving us his annual list of defining quotes for the past year. It'll be...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:48 PM
Tuesday's groundbreaking for California's bullet train was sort of like having a christening with the baby still in utero.
It was like having a christening for a baby that's still an embryo in a Petri dish.
As exciting as it is to think...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Rep. Paul D. Ryan announced Monday that he will not seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, saying his job as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee deserves his "undivided attention."
"It's clear our country needs a change in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:08 PM
I finally understand Rick Scott.
He wants to turn Florida into New Jersey. Seriously.
Did you see and hear him at his inauguration last week? Sitting near him were a couple of his buddies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and New Jersey Gov. Chris "I'm a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Jeb Bush is starting the new year with a smile. Former Arkansas governor and, until last weekend, Fox News host Mike Huckabee announced he would "explore" running for president.
By the way, these "exploration" announcements are yet another example of...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Does anyone other than liberals really care about prison reform?
Floridians who are unfamiliar with the issue might assume the answer is no. And they would be dead wrong.
Billionaire Charles Koch is considered Public Enemy No. 1 among many liberals...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Lawyers for Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti have launched last-minute appeals to prevent his execution set for Wednesday, arguing he suffers from schizophrenia and putting him to death would cross moral and constitutional lines.
The case has drawn...