| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
You BETCHA! Sarah Palin, that whack-a-mole who refuses to go away quietly, is launching an online streaming reality channel where true-blue fans can feast on her mundane activities around the clock.
It’s all the rage these days. Glenn Beck has...
| Jul 27, 2014
I like Sarah Palin. I have liked her since the day U.S. Sen. John McCain introduced her to Americaat large. I do believe she has ideas that would greatly benefit this country. Yet, I wouldn't support her. The reason? Very simple: I detest her politics....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:29 AM
It used to be a politically safe bet to condemn same-sex marriage. As recently as 2008, Florida voters passed an amendment to the state constitution to ban it.
Today — a mere six years later — a majority of Floridians favor marriage...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Politically speaking, the case of what to do about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the young American soldier held by the Taliban, was a “can’t win” for President Obama and a “can’t lose” for his opponents.
All that the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Alaska is known for having the economy of a petro-state, a far-flung citizenry, a large native population and unreliable polling.
Oh, and Sarah Palin.
A supernova, she exploded and dissolved as a vice presidential candidate, and she was a...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the cameras whirred, John Goodman read the paper at the kitchen table. Fellow actor Matt Malloy nervously washed dishes at the counter. A third performer, Mark Consuelos, scrolled though the morning's news on his tablet.
"Gil, did you know Sarah...
| Aug 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
| Aug 9, 2014
Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Of the non-comic-book-related dramas debuting this fall, Barbara Hall's "Madam Secretary" on CBS is clearly a front-runner.
Smartly written and formidably cast, the series, which premieres Sunday, offers a welcome dose of Téa Leoni, female sanity and...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
John Denver was 27 years old the summer he moved to Aspen, Colo., a place with which the then-emerging singer-songwriter -- born Henry John Deutschendorf, the son of a U.S. Air Force officer -- would one day become synonymous.
"The Rockies always...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values.
Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...