| 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 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.
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton?
After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:24 PM
So, what are the political ramifications of Hillary Clinton’s impending grandmotherhood?
No, seriously. Stop snorting.
New York Times financial columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin put it out there Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:15 PM
“Is it really that interesting when a 66-year-old woman becomes a grandmother?” That’s the question my colleague and friend Robin Abcarian rhetorically posed in her column Friday as she recounted listening, disbelievingly, to someone...