God’s will: Just another big political lie

God’s will:  Just another big political lie

When the John McCain Presidential campaign made the fatal mistake of picking Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the Arizona Senator’s running mate for the 2008 Presidential race, campaign strategist Steve Schmidt marveled at how unfazed Palin seemed by her selection. “It’s God’s plan,” she said. When former President George W. Bush reversed more than two […]

GOP leaders to Santorum: Get out now if you want a future in party

GOP leaders to Santorum: Get out now if you want a future in party

Top Republican leaders are telling fading GOP Presidential contender Rick Santorum to get out of the race if he wants any future in the party. Capitol Hill Blue has learned that Speaker of the House John Boehner, Senate Leader Mitch McConnell top a list of GOP luminaries who have contacted Santorum and told him he […]

For Romney, the full focus is now on Obama and November

For Romney, the full focus is now on Obama and November

For all practical purposes, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney captured the Republican nomination for President Tuesday, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia and passing the halfway point in securing the delegates needed for nomination. Having dispatched a multitude of on-again, off-again pretenders to the GOP throne, Romney can now turn his […]

Goodbye Keith Olbermann and good riddance

Goodbye Keith Olbermann and good riddance

Keith Obermann, the fire-breathing sit-down comic masquerading as a journalist, arrived at Current TV like a Tasmanian devil, all whirling dervish praising his own self-perceived greatness while demanding perks and special treatment. From the beginning, the Olbermann-Current relationship was a marriage made in hell, an attention-grabbing ploy doomed to failure.  Larger, more-established networks had tried […]

Placing the real blame for high gas prices

Placing the real blame for high gas prices

Cost seventy-five bucks and change to fill up my Jeep Wrangler the other day. That’s why the Wrangler says home most days and I ride a Harley-Davidson that gets more than 40 miles to the gallon. A $15 tank full of premium gas takes me about as far as a $75 ration of regular in […]

Ron Paul on quitting: Hell no, he won’t go

Ron Paul on quitting: Hell no, he won’t go

Piers Morgan of CNN had the gall Monday to ask last-place GOP Presidential contender Ron Paul a logical question. Why doesn’t he just quit and leave the race to those who actually have a chance of winning? Paul, of course, wanted nothing to do with reality, be it political or otherwise. Asked Morgan: “Why don’t […]

The GOP base: Stupid is as stupid does

The GOP base: Stupid is as stupid does

In too many ways, the Republican Party deserves Rick Santorum. He’s tailor-made for the right-wing fanatics, Bible-thumpers and racists that dominate the party of the elephant. “As long as the GOP chooses to let the extreme right dominate its base it is doomed to find political failures like Rick Santorum,” longtime political activist Samuel Glasden […]

The fantasy of an ‘elite media’

The fantasy of an ‘elite media’

An overused stereotype in this year’s Presidential campaign is “elite media.” You hear it from right-wing Presidential candidates, tea party activists and a handful of posters on Capitol Hill Blue. If you choose to believe the raving nonsense that comes out of the mouths of those obsessed with the fantasy of an “elite media” — […]