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Santorum announces a war on obscenity. Unfortunately, it’s the wrong one

Santorum announces a war on obscenity.  Unfortunately, it’s the wrong one

Right-wing GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum upped the ante Sunday on his pledge to launch a war on obscenity if elected to the nation’s top political job. No, not a…

Newt Gingrich’s delusional view of himself and America

Newt Gingrich’s delusional view of himself and America

Fading Republican Presidential contender Newt Gingrich just can’t understand why the media, the voters and his GOP counterparts can’t “comprehend” his “big ideas” for America. With his fundraising drying up,…

Santorum wins Kansas but Romney scores more delegates elsewhere

Santorum wins Kansas  but Romney scores more delegates elsewhere

Rick Santorum captured the Kansas GOP presidential caucuses with ease Saturday, scoring 51 percent of the vote. The rest of the four-man field didn’t even come close:  Mitt Romney second…

Romney’s Southern act: That dog won’t hunt

Romney’s Southern act: That dog won’t hunt

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — a child of privilege raised in the shielded confines of wealth far from the poverty and working class lifestyles of many Southerners — now…

The floggings shall continue until morale improves

The floggings shall continue until morale improves

  Last month, I put myself on a self-imposed sabbatical to recover from pneumonia and exhaustion.  My doctor felt that my habit  of working 70 or more hours a week…

If Americans really want change, why don’t they vote for it?

If Americans really want change, why don’t they vote for it?

For the sake of argument, let’s suppose that American voters really do want something different in their candidates. We hear the rationales all the time: Politics is too packaged, too…

Will Tuesday be super for Mitt Romney?

Will Tuesday be super for Mitt Romney?

As Super Tuesday approaches, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have regained momentum in his quest for the Republican Presidential nomination. In Ohio, the state that many political watchers…

Can Romney survive a loss in Michigan?

Can Romney survive a loss in Michigan?

On paper, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shouldn’t need to break a sweat to win the Feb. 28 Michigan primary. He won the state easily in 2008. He’s the native…

Is Rick Santorum a real alternative to Mitt Romney?

Is Rick Santorum a real alternative to Mitt Romney?

For months, right-wing Republicans have searched for a lasting”alternative” to frontrunner Mitt Romney. Flash-in-the-pan pretenders came and went: Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, et. al.  For a while it…

Whitney Houston’s death not worth all the media hoopla

Whitney Houston’s death not worth all the media hoopla

Over the last three days, President Barack Obama tried to put out the political fire his administration started over forcing faith-based organizations to administer birth control. Mitt Romney scored a…