Obama’s Media Metrics Mulligan – Should Polls Be Adjusted for Racial Bias?
We know, through repeated polling, that about 50% of the country, the paler 50%, believes that President Barack Obama is an “other,” a Kenyan, Socialist, a Kenyan Socialist, and all … Continue reading
Benghazi: Darrell Issa’s Last Outpost on the GOP Anti-Woman Frontier
Perhaps the only thing more angst-worthy for the white power structure that operates the Republican Party than a black man in the White House, and a tide of upwardly-mobile Latinos … Continue reading
Romney Can Lose for Winning
Mitt Romney won last night’s debate by pundit scorecards. He’ll lose the week, though, as the media begins to digest his claims and press him for the specifics of his … Continue reading
Citizens United Breaches the Levees of Democracy: Will We, the People Defend America?
The American political system has been breached like the Ninth Ward in New Orleans by a judicial-activist Katrina: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Super PACs and billionaires are flooding … Continue reading
A State of the Union, Without Rebuttal
Democrats have a few whopping-bad ideas that we inject from time-to-time into the political system. One of them, the “response” to the State of the Union address, initiated under King … Continue reading
The Dead Billionaires Club – The Dead Can’t Vote, but Should They Give?
If the dead can’t vote in Chicago, should they be allowed to influence politics from the grave in Pittsburgh and Denver and New York? The Koch brothers may be the … Continue reading
That we have the kind of crass, horrific incivility in our polarized politics, and our Right-intimidated media, is not surprising. What is sad, shocking, and somber, is the conduct of … Continue reading
The Casey Anthony Trial: Can Justice Be Served in Center Ring of the Media Big Top?
The Casey Anthony case is over. Hours will be spent by the nauseating Nancy Graces and dishwater dull Dr. Drews of the world rehashing why Ms. Anthony missed her place … Continue reading
Barack Obama & The Nine-Headed Serpent of D.C.
President Obama’s stab at changing government is a lot like Heracles’ famed battle with the Hydra of Lerna, a nine-headed serpent with poisonous breath. Every time Mr. Obama proposes cutting … Continue reading