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Bachmann can’t even get Elvis Presley’s birthday right

Bachmann can’t even get Elvis Presley’s birthday right

Republican Presidential wannabe Michelle Bachmann wished Elvis Presley happy birthday yesterday. Only one problem. Tuesday wasn’t the birthday of The King.  It was the anniversary of his death. Every day…

Ron Paul just can’t get no respect

Ron Paul just can’t get no respect

Is Ron Paul emerging from the fringe shadows of the GOP to become a serious candidate for President? Some people feel the libertarian firebrand’s time is now. Others say he…

Bad Sarah, bad Sarah, whatcha you gonna do?

Bad Sarah, bad Sarah, whatcha you gonna do?

Sarah Palin just can’t make up her mind. She wants attention. She craves attention. She took a bus tour to Iowa with the sole purpose of getting attention. Yet she…

The real Rick Perry: Playing the veteran card

The real Rick Perry: Playing the veteran card

Rick Perry came out swinging after announcing his expected run for the GOP nomination for President.  He kicked off by suggesting veterans don’t respect President Barack Obama as commander in…

Obama is a failure but what do Republicans offer?

Obama is a failure but what do Republicans offer?

Gallup’s latest tracking poll shows President Barack Obama‘s public approval rating at 39 percent — the first time he has dropped below 40 percent during his presidency. His negative approval…

Bachmann’s Iowa win: The tea party’s last gasp?

Bachmann’s Iowa win: The tea party’s last gasp?

The tea party’s celebration of Michelle Bachmann‘s victory in the Iowa straw poll Saturday just may be the fading political movement’s last sip of victory. A new poll shows the…

Straw poll broke Pawlenty’s campaign

Straw poll broke Pawlenty’s campaign

The Iowa straw poll claimed its first victim Sunday when former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty pulled the plug on his failing campaign for the GOP Presidential nomination. “Obviously the pathway…

Deficit-cutting mania: ‘Doomsday’ to defense budget?

Deficit-cutting mania: ‘Doomsday’ to defense budget?

For the dozen lawmakers given the task of producing a deficit-cutting plan, the threatened “doomsday” defense cuts hit close to home. The six Republicans and six Democrats represent states where…

Bachmann wins Iowa straw poll, but does it mean anything?

Bachmann wins Iowa straw poll, but does it mean anything?

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann won a test vote of Iowans on Saturday, a show of popularity and organizational strength for the tea party favorite five months before the state’s caucuses…

Appeals court strikes down individual mandate in health care law

Appeals court strikes down individual mandate in health care law

A federal appeals panel’s ruling striking down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul moves the question of whether Americans can be required to buy health insurance a…