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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…

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…

Americans overwhelmingly support Obama’s jobs plan

Americans overwhelmingly support Obama’s jobs plan

Republican filibusterers in the Democratic-controlled Senate doen’t care much for President Barack Obama‘s jobs bill. They proved that by blocking floor debate on the bill Tuesday. A new poll, however,…

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…

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,…

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…

Even Palin’s few remaining supporters didn’t want her in the race

Even Palin’s few remaining supporters didn’t want her in the race

Sarah Palin thinks her supporters are sad she decided not to run for President. She’s wrong. Sarah’s faithful didn’t want her to run anyway. Which begs the question: Why follow…

Cain: It’s all the fault of the poor and unemployed

Cain: It’s all the fault of the poor and unemployed

GOP presidential wannabe Herman Cain says Wall Street isn’t to blamefor the millions of Americans out of work. It’s not the Republicans. Nah, the blame for unemployment lies with thoese…

Remembering Steve Jobs

Remembering Steve Jobs

In 1982, 27-year-old Steve Jobs walked into a meeting of the Washington Area Computer Users group to talk about the Apple II, a “personal computer” he and Steve Wozniak created…

Is a ‘Cain Mutiny’ underway in the GOP?

Is a ‘Cain Mutiny’ underway in the GOP?

Herman Cain is the latest “big thing” for a frustrated Republican Party searching frantically for a contender — any contender — to unseat President Barack Obama. Meanwhile, former flavor of…