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Newt Gingrich: An Opposition Researcher's Dream

I think those people who cover the Florida fracas and beyond might want to take a lesson from the people who flock to see the watermelon-smashing comic Gallagher perform.

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Mitt Romney and the Lost Cause

While for most Northerners, the Civil War is simply history, for many South Carolinians the war seems like unfinished business, still raw and rankling. “Sherman and his march to the sea” is not a phrase that should be uttered in polite company.

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Mitt Romney's Two Fatal Flaws

Mitt Romney, the man-like-object running for the Republican presidential nomination, is likely to score back–to-back-to-back wins in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina. Intrade currently […]

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Santorum: Make War, Not Love

So Rick Santorum has become the latest Tea Party favorite to be granted immunity in the Survivor-like reality show that the GOP primary has become […]

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Big-Headed Newt Gingrich is Nuts

To hear Newt tell the story, you might think that Judge Biery must have received his law degree from the Berkley on-line College of Free Love and Hot Law.

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On the NRA: Let's Go Kill Something Large

Obama and his fiendish minions have launched a secret and massive conspiracy to take away all gun rights from law abiding Americans by not doing anything at all to take away their gun rights. See, how crafty that Obama is!

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Must-See TV: GOP WrestleMania with Referee Donald Trump

So far, it is not unlike the great promos that are filled with fireworks, wild boasts made with the spittle flying and murderous assaults with folding chairs that are used to promote Pay Per View Steel Cage of Death Wrestlemania Matches.

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As Tax Hike Looms, a Bell Tolls

The far right is attempting to both slash spending on popular social programs while shifting far more of the tax burden onto shoulders of the beleaguered middle-class.

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The Sport of the Future: Mocking Newt Gingrich

Newt began by showing his film, “City on a Hill.” He calls it “a documentary.” It’s not. It’s an infomercial with Newt as the Tea Party version of the “Sham Wow!” guy.

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Penn State is the Tip of the Iceberg

Child pornography images are crime scene photos, and the thriving black market for them can only be supplied one way: through the rape and torture of more children.

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Why Are All These 'Respectable' People Abusing Children?

They all seemed so nice, all those respectable people who are now in the news for abusing children or failing to report it. Some on talk radio will surely suggest that the real problem here is that the liberal media is out of control again, all soft and judgmental at the same time, as usual.

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Is the GOP De-Regulating Lies?

Essentially, regulation is how we sort out conflicts over who should bear the uncaptured costs of economic activity, such as power plants or cement factories, without resorting to knife fights.

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The Sex Education of Mitt Romney

Now Mitt seeks the approval of social conservatives who want the government to be free once again to intrude into the most intimate and private affairs of people’s lives, “forcing their beliefs on others” and marching all the while under a banner on which is writ, in large Orwellian letters: “Freedom”.

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Herman Cain's 9-9-9 Plan = Tax the Poor

As Robertson Williams, a Senior Fellow at The Tax Policy Center put it: “the rich would make out like bandits”

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Life Under President Mitt Romney?

The United States spends almost as much on its military as all the rest of the nations in the world combined.