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Pop culture politics and the Palin paradox

Pop culture politics and the Palin paradox

According to the book — and movie — “Game Change,” 2008 Republican Presidential nominee John McCain’s presidential campaign staff found vice presidential pick Sarah Palin on YouTube. After deciding to…

Ron Paul throws in the towel and Rand endorses Mitt: Is the revolution over?

Ron Paul throws in the towel and Rand endorses Mitt: Is the revolution over?

Texas Congressman — and three time Presidential loser — Ron Paul admitted the obvious this week. He won’t win the GOP Presidential nomination.  He won’t even come close. In an…

Eighteen years

Eighteen years

Tonight, I will join a group of friends who are as much an important part of my life as my wife and other loved ones. At some point, I will…

The Edwards case: Adultery may be a sin but it’s not a crime

The Edwards case: Adultery may be a sin but it’s not a crime

Legal analysts told Capitol Hill Blue before the trial against John Edwards began in North Carolina last month the case against the former Senator and Presidential candidate was doomed. While…

The race for the nomination is over. Time for the GOP to get its act together

The race for the nomination is over. Time for the GOP to get its act together

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination for President Tuesday night with a convincing win in Texas, a state where Ron Paul‘s never-say-die supporters carpet-bombed the web with…

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, it should not matter if you are Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, independent or a political agnostic. It should not matter if you are conservative, liberal or uncommitted. It…

The sounds of thunder

The sounds of thunder

He snapped awake at 0500, a full 30 minutes before the alarm was set to go off. For more than 30 years, he had been waking up at 5 a.m. It…

While other politicians fiddle, Ron Paul tries to stop burning of the Constitution

While other politicians fiddle, Ron Paul tries to stop burning of the Constitution

In the 2008 Presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama condemned the rights-robbing USA Patriot Act and promised to curtail the law’s most onerous privisions, including the unlimited detentions of Americans —…

Support our view of freedom or we’ll throw your lying, anti-patriotic ass in jail

Support our view of freedom or we’ll throw your lying, anti-patriotic ass in jail

You hear a lot of talk about patriotism and freedom in an election year.  Each side of a political contest claims a monopoly on both buzzwords. But do those who…

Romney cruises to easy primary wins in Nebraska, Oregon

Romney cruises to easy primary wins in Nebraska, Oregon

Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney continued his march towards capturing the necessary delegate totals Tuesday with solid victories in the Nebraska and Oregon primaries. In Nebraska, Romney took home…