Another day, another sexual harassment claim against Cain

Another day, another sexual harassment claim against Cain

A sexual harassment tsunami is threatening to swamp the Herman Cain campaign ship as a third worker at the National Restaurant Association is claiming the GOP presidential contender displayed aggressive and inappropriate behavior towards her while Cain served as president of the trade association. The employee contacted The Associated Press Wednesday with her story and […]

GOP insiders feel the pain of Cain

GOP insiders feel the pain of Cain

Republican presidential insiders continue to watch former Godfathers Pizza CEO Herman Cain while waiting and hoping he will self-destruct like other flash-in-the-pan GOP presidential contenders. How, the wonder, can a man with limited political experience, an ethically-challenged campaign chairman and constantly shifting positions even be in contention for the nomination. But it has been that […]

Government of the special interests, by the special interests and for the special interests

Government of the special interests, by the special interests and for the special interests

From 1987-1992, I ran the political programs division of The National Association of Realtors — then the largest trade association in the world and operator of the largest political action committee. As vice president for political programs administration, I had oversight of the PAC, an “independent expenditures” program that could dump millions into targeted races […]

Tea party struggles to regain lost glory

Tea party struggles to regain lost glory

Displaying the kind of political hypocrisy that drives political hyperbole, the tea party is trying to discredit the growing and widespread anti-corporate protest movement as a sham grassroots operation driven by unions and other special interest groups. In a case of the pot calling the kettle black, the tea party — itself bankrolled by the […]

What happened to Ron Paul?

What happened to Ron Paul?

Ardent followers of Texas Congressman Ron Paul — a two-time contender and two-time loser in past Presidential campaigns — felt this could be his time to seek the Presidency. Buoyed by a tea party movementthat he is often questionably credited with founding and back for another run with the same populist message that brought in […]

Romney cruises to another debate win as Perry’s fade continues

Romney cruises to another debate win as Perry’s fade continues

The overhyped GOP debate Tuesday night reinforced the momentum of frontrunner Mitt Romney and continued the slide into political oblivion for former flash-in-the-pan contenders Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann. Romney, riding high going into the debate with a high-profile endorsement by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, cruised through the evening by looking far more Presidential […]

Perry crams for do-or-die debate

Perry crams for do-or-die debate

With the GOP running out of saviors and Herman Cain’s fortunes rising, former Presidential front runner Rick Perry is doing something he’s never had to do before in his political career — actually work hard to prepare for a debate that can either rescue his flagging campaign or drive the final nail into its coffin. […]