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Suddenly sexy Republicans?

Virginia's First 
Lady: Maureen McDonnellNormally, you don't see the term "sex symbol" and "Republican" in the same sentence.

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State of Dis-union

As State of the Union speeches go, President Barack Obama’s overwrought, overlong and over-hyped seventy-one minute lecture Wednesday night was not very spectacular, not very stirring and not in touch…

The end of Democracy

The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday drove the final nail into the coffin containing a dead American concept called democracy. In a 5-4 vote, the court lifted virtually all limits on…

Turn out the lights, the Democrats’ party is over

Hell froze over in Massachusetts Tuesday. Voters sent a Republican to Washington to represent the most liberal state in the union in the United States Senate. Defeated Democrats immediately launched…

Politics: SNAFU, TACFU and FUBAR

When Republicans tried their hardest to use Bill Clinton’s inability to keep his pants zipped as a way to oust him from office, Democrats raised their hands in mock anger…

Oh, the inhumanity of it all

Horrific disasters like the earthquake that leveled the capital city of Haiti with a death toll that may top 100,000 brings out the best and worst of people. The best…

Harry Reid: The honkie in the woodpile

The latest closet racist to emerge in the United States Senate is Majority Leader Harry Reid, the Nevada casino bag-man who is already a marked candidate in the upcoming mid-term…

When in doubt, blame Bush

Barack Obama invoked the ghost of Harry Truman Thursday, telling the nation that the “buck stops with me” for the security failures that let a nutcase with an underwear bomb…

Will the last Democrat to leave office turn out the lights?

Just ain’t a good time to be part of the party of the jackass. Senators Chris Dodd and Byron Dorgan just joined a growing list of Democrats headed for the…

Cease & desist

The New Year brought a “cease and desist” letter from a Colorado attorney who works for Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. We were to stop referring to “champagne powder” snow…