| Mar 30, 2012
The Supreme Court's three days of arguments on the constitutionality of the Obama health care law have triggered a guessing game, replacing for the moment the 2012 presidential campaign as topic A on the nation's nonstop talk shows. Did the justices'...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 3:05 PM
I am only about 2,000 news cycles behind with this post. But I was working on another project since Monday and did not have time to write about the GOP candidates debate hosted by CNN and the Tea Party Express.
I thought I would get over it, but I...
| Sep 18, 2011
When Ronald Reagan ran for re-election in 1984, his slogan was "Morning in America." For Barack Obama, it's more like midnight in a coal mine.
The sputtering economy is about to stall out, unemployment is high, his jobs program may not pass, foreclosures...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:00 AM
It’s that time of year again, when the howling coyotes come down from the hills, and cities in our area start seeing the invasion of the body snatchers. It’s a haunting sign of the state of our economy, with economic cobwebs and business...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
President Obama says the new Buffett Rule "is not class warfare," raising once again the question of why he and his party keep rowing back from one of the Democrats' most potent arguments.
They seem to have accepted the Republicans' pejorative definition...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Even as events here in the United States are reshaping the political landscape for the 2012 presidential elections, it has become blazingly clear that what is happening in Europe may actually prove more decisive.
Domestically, there has been a rat-a-...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:55 AM
It is no secret that President Obama is in a tough fight for re-election. He is correct in describing himself as the underdog at the present time.
In an atmosphere of high unemployment, declining incomes, and worldwide financial angst you would be...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Rick Perry is calling for a flat tax to stop his campaign from flatlining. But it might be just what he needs to revive his presidential ambitions. Because a flat tax is not just a big idea; it could prove to be both good politics and good policy....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:24 AM
The recent surge by Herman Cain to the top of the GOP field was not fueled by the tea party. The tea party was the first to embrace Mr. Cain because of his 9-9-9 tax plan and because he speaks like a businessman rather than a politician, which is very...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to sex, the media apply different standards to Republicans and Democrats.
Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton allegedly trolled for women, using state troopers as his procurers. As president, mr. Clinton engaged in oral sex with Monica Lewinsky in...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Paul Ryan being selected as Mitt Romney's GOP running mate was big news late Friday night, and no one on television did a better job of covering it on the fly than MSNBC.
I can't believe I typed those words either. MSNBC had become such a joke in its...