I have long brooded over the fact that Sarah Palin still grabs headlines over the most egregious comments. She wangs Michelle Obama for pushing for an...
The unfortunate truth about Obama's first two years is a potentially great presidency is being portrayed as only an adequate presidency.
Politicians who signed off on TARP lived to regret the day they did. That's the same exact thing that's going to happen to politicians who sell out the middle class by agreeing to cut Social Security.
The Republicans hold part of our political and economic future in their hands, which poses a question -- what the hell have the Tea Partiers done to our country? We'll soon find out.
An interesting article caught my eye last week, but what with all the election hoopla, I haven't had a chance to write about it before now. But even ...
Since the polls closed on Tuesday night, we've seen a rash of analysts focusing on a single vote or characteristic shared by a group of House candidates, without considering the context of those members' districts.
How the midterm elections will turn out will be very interesting. But whatever the outcome, we can agree we want civility in D.C. And that means we need campaign finance reform and we need it now.
The roots of the debacle that awaits the Democrats on November 2 -- the "original sin", if you will -- reside in the cozy relationship that the Obama administration established with Wall Street even before taking office.
Those who suggest that Jon Stewart crossed a line should open their eyes and behold the new world. No one questions whether Glenn Beck is in the business of entertainment. Or politics. Or news.
What galls most Americans is the manner in which Wall Street rewarded itself after it was the public that took the risk of bailing them out.
In the 90s, the major "bipartisan" policies that Bill Clinton enacted when he faced a hostile Republican Congress were all disastrous for the country. What was needed then -- and now -- was nothing short of a wholesale reaffirmation of the role of government in society.
This election is too important to sit out. If you voted for Barack Obama in 2008, high on the promise of hope and change, do not stay on the sidelines now. Real change takes time.
I attended a screening this week of Alex Gibney's new documentary, Client 9. It's the story of the rise and fall of New York State Governor Eliot Spit...
Never in our history has the Independent vote been so crucial.
Because the banks' documentation is so weak, title companies are now refusing to insure mortgages on foreclosed homes even for people with the best credit records.