Romney’s warning: Don’t trust a ‘changed’ Obama

Romney’s warning: Don’t trust a ‘changed’ Obama

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says conservatives shouldn’t buy President Barack Obama’s change in tone. Romney told a large meeting of conservatives Friday that Obama’s White House has tried to project an appearance of change and cooperation with Republicans. But he says Obama’s underlying liberalism remains and he’s still reliant on Chicago insiders and academics. […]

The 2012 Presidential circus is here

The 2012 Presidential circus is here

Let’s face it. The Twilight Zone has definitely taken over the 2012 Presidential circus. And circus is a good way to describe the hilarious scramble by hapless Republicans who send out the usual suspects — along with a surprise or two — before the gaggle of right-wing dreamers at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference […]

Ron Paul wins CPAC conservative straw poll (again)

Ron Paul wins CPAC conservative straw poll (again)

Texas congressman Ron Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference for the second straight year Saturday and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney finished second. Paul got 30 percent, while Romney got 23 percent of the votes of those attending the conference in Washington. Others were grouped far behind. Former New Mexico […]

Mubarak steps down; Military takes control of Egypt

Mubarak steps down; Military takes control of Egypt

“The people ousted the regime,” rang out chants from crowds of hundreds of thousands massed in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square and outside Mubarak’s main palace several miles away in a northern district of the capital. The crowds in Cairo, the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and other cities around the country danced, chanted “goodbye, goodbye,” and […]

Obama pushes wi-fi

Obama pushes wi-fi

President Barack Obama wants nearly all Americans to have access to speedy wireless services. He’s promoting that plan in a small city in Michigan that’s becoming a model for how the Internet can bring prosperity to far-flung places. Obama on Thursday heads to Marquette, Mich., a university and tourism town of 20,000 overlooking Lake Superior […]

Obama tries to make peace with business community

Obama tries to make peace with business community

When President Barack Obama named Gene Sperling as his chief economic adviser, two of Sperling’s early calls went to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue. Known for his pugilistic style, Donohue wasted no time. Come on over, he said. When Sperling crossed Lafayette Square, the park that separates the […]

Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars” franchise had its highest toy revenue ever for a non-movie year in 2010 and the best toy revenue since “Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.” With sales of more than $510 million last year, “Star Wars” also maintained its position as the bestselling boys toy license in the U.S. for […]

Anybody know where we can put all this snow?

Anybody know where we can put all this snow?

The harsh winter has left densely populated cities and towns in the Northeast with huge mounds of snow, and some wondering if local waterways might be a good place to dump it. In Boston, one state senator suggested tossing the snow in the harbor in a “Boston snow party.” City officials have yet to sign […]

Reach out and touch no one

I reach out to readers this morning not in a personal way. Hell, personal ways don’t exist any more. instead, I write this on a Mac computer — two screens splashed in front of me to to make sure I have all the information I have as put thought to silocon diode that probably won’t […]