The electorate is angry and disenchanted with politicians on both sides of the aisle. But the polls still show voters' preference for Democrats when the question is who can better handle the economy and the nation's main problems.
Rational discourse about fiscal policy is not helped when our Secretary of State begins espousing the notion that our deficit represents a security threat, along the lines of a financial bubonic plague or comparable to a terrorist threat.
On Aug. 9, Newsmax ran a rare editorial endorsement of a candidate Bill McCollum, running in the Republican primary for Florida governor. Unmentioned was the fact that Newsmax had slanted its coverage of the race.
One month after launching a jaw-dropping campaign of racial discord and warning of a looming, Obama-led "race war," Fox News and the far-right media have turned the page of the hate hymnal and embraced a new enemy: Muslims.
Will Smith's upcoming movie sheds light on long forgotten Egyptian history. If you want to know the true story of the Last Pharaoh of Egypt, you'd better pay attention to what's going on in Egypt today and in the near future.
Whether it's GOP head Michael Steele, pols, or right wing media spinheads, conservatives have been giddily regurgitating ad nauseum about how the "country is undergoing a massive shift to the right," as Sean Hannity disingenuously boasts.
Obama's spending freeze holds down the total amount of discretionary spending, but allows cuts in one program to pay for increases in another. Rather than attract supporters from both sides, it manages to piss off pretty much everyone. It's triangulation by dummies.