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When Barack Obama was a state legislator in Illinois he occasionally used the tactic of voting “present” on certain bills because the measures, as written, were flawed and the goal was to get them improved before passage. It worked as a legislative maneuver but was misrepresented years later by political opponents who claimed it was [...]

When Barack Obama was a state legislator in Illinois he occasionally used the tactic of voting “present” on certain bills because the measures, as written, were flawed and the goal was to get them improved before passage. It worked as a legislative maneuver but was misrepresented years later by political opponents who claimed it was [...]

After some years of slumbering comfortably, the American people have awakened and they are hopping mad over what they have discovered was going on while they slept. The stunning results of yesterday’s primary contests should be frightening not only to the Democrats, but to those Republicans in name only – RINOs – whose actions have [...]

Disillusionment implies at some point you were illusioned. You believed something that turned out not to be true. I watched a documentary where young people in the early “˜90s thought their music was “alternative,” and then they were disillusioned when grunge became mainstream. “It’s like”¦what can you believe in anymore, man.” The point is: disillusionment [...]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Did you ever buy something cheaply on eBay assuming its value would increase and plan to sell it later ““ and later find it’s seemingly worthless? It does happen and here’s a cautionary tale for those who use eBay about Jack Bludderberg– who bought John McCain’s political soul. “I’ve been [...]

Sure, the economy is a mess and the future isn’t looking so hot. But we’ve had big problems before — we’ve solved them before. Take polio. According to the book “SuperFreakonomics,” it would be hard to invent a more frightening illness. Polio struck children. Nobody knew how it was contracted. There was no prevention or [...]

Sure, the economy is a mess and the future isn’t looking so hot. But we’ve had big problems before — we’ve solved them before. Take polio. According to the book “SuperFreakonomics,” it would be hard to invent a more frightening illness. Polio struck children. Nobody knew how it was contracted. There was no prevention or [...]

Drew Litton, one of the country’s best sports cartoonists (check out his cartoons here) has teamed up with Rich Moyer to create an excellent animated cartoon for tonight’s Monday night NFL season opener between the New York Jets and the Baltimore Ravens. Drew just announced on his Facebook page that ESPN approved more animated cartoons, [...]

Drew Litton, one of the country’s best sports cartoonists (check out his cartoons here) has teamed up with Rich Moyer to create an excellent animated cartoon for tonight’s Monday night NFL season opener between the New York Jets and the Baltimore Ravens. Drew just announced on his Facebook page that ESPN approved more animated cartoons, [...]

Doom. Impending doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Losing one if not both houses of Congress – deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom.