Should Barack Obama pull a Lyndon Johnson?

Should Barack Obama pull a Lyndon Johnson?

On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson went before the nation in what was expected to be another policy speech attempting to justify his escalation of the war in Vietnam. It turned out to be far more than that. At the end, Johnson shocked the nation by announcing: With America’s sons in the fields […]

Death without health insurance is a laughing matter at tea party debate

Death without health insurance is a laughing matter at tea party debate

Dying because you lack health insurance is apparently a laughing matter to some — especially tea party members and supporters. Which may explain why so many in the audience laughed, cheered and shouted out “yeah” when Republican/Libertarian Presidential candidate Ron Paul was asked during Monday’s tea party Presidential debate that if a healthy, 30-year-old man […]

Remembering September 11, 2001

  The morning of September 11, 2001, dawned clear and crisp. A bright, blue sky overhead as I drove into Washington, DC, headed for the State Department for a routine assignment shooting a ceremonial function: a quiet routine day. Or so I thought. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the Blackberry on my belt, vibrated, signalling the […]

GOP leaders oust tea party-backed New Hampshire chairman

GOP leaders oust tea party-backed New Hampshire chairman

A tea party-backed chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party — under fire for lackluster fundraising, election losses and inexperience on the job — resigned just minutes before fed-up GOP leaders could remove him. Jack Kimball — who became chairman just seven months ago as part of the much-heralded “tea party revolution” in New Hampshire […]

Barack Obama is a complete, utter failure

Barack Obama is a complete, utter failure

Barack Obama is a failed President. His legacy — such as it is — will be a failed economic recovery, double-dip recession and devastated American morale. The president of hope and change has destroyed hope and delivered nation-ruining change. His failed policies have left America economically devastated. He can’t deliver on his campaign promises because […]

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Memo to Congress: The American public is mad at hell and a lot of that anger is directed at Capitol Hill. The same goes for the tea party. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds a whopping 87 percent of Americans disapprove of Congress and much of that anger is directed at Republicans and the phony […]