| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Hey, did you hear what Sarah Palin said about what Rush Limbaugh said about what Mike Ditka said about the Washington Redskins? If not, you should, because it's a wonderful example of cascading stupidity.
At issue, of course, is whether the NFL team...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Do we have to butter you up for this news? Paula Deen is back, y'all, and she loves her some Charlotte.
More than 2,000 people attended Deen's show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, including one couple who...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Maybe it is simply a Republican death wish.
The party that has gained a well-earned reputation as being obstructionist through much of President Barrack Obama's two terms is prepared to launch another attack on the president.
Speaker John Boehner...
| 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 15, 2014
It's hard to say what would suddenly drive a man to threaten his roommates with a gun. Or cause him to threaten to shoot himself. Or to shout at responding officers, with weapon in hand, "Just do it."
But those suicidal actions last week led to the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:32 AM
When it comes to weather, colors and overall atmosphere, Octobers in our Midwest have it all — topped off at the end with the magic of Halloween. I say magic, because I am convinced that’s what has made Halloween our nation’s second most...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Imagine a backyard barbecue where extended family members and friends are milling around, enjoying one another’s company, sampling the grub and downing a few cold ones. In the middle of all this camaraderie, the sliding door to the patio opens,...