No wonder the conventional wisdom in Washington holds, without evidence, that the United States is a "center-right" country. Those making that argument might not be real, informed commentators -- but they play them on TV.
It really comes as no surprise that the Homeland Security system is bloated, ineffective and fraught with abuse, redundancy and waste; and that it continues to expand -- unregulated -- with little oversight.
Tens of thousands of Americans are suffering now with little hope for a timely economic recovery, so naturally the Republicans want to cut off whatever meager unemployment benefits are keeping these families alive.
The Texas board of education's newest proposed alteration in the curriculum is even more more sinister than the snow-job they tried to pull last year, as it is less obviously designed by the religious wackos.
Primaries have never been this exciting, provocative and entertaining which is a clear indication that the die-hard party loyalists are serious about invigorating the listless political landscape with a newer, greener crop.