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Sex scandals, blow jobs and the ’stench of hypocrisy’

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the shameless hypocrite who left Congress under a cloud of ethical questions and publicly chastised Bill Clinton while sneaking out on his…

Just a little old-fashioned karma coming round

It is fitting, truly fitting, that the political fortunes of a homophobic party may rest on the actions of a gay sexual predator in that party's midst.

Denny Hastert: Symbol of an out-of-control GOP Congress

Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is a perfect poster child for the Republican Party: Bloated and out-of-control.

With his multiple chins spilling over a too-tight dress…

A long Congressional history of protecting sexual predators

A year ago, Speaker of the House Dennis J. Hastert knew the GOP had a problem in its midst. Rep. Mark Foley of Florida, a popular Florida Congressman who played…

It’s our 12th birthday and we’re having a party

Saturday morning, October 1, 1994: With a cup of coffee in hand I sat down at my computer in the den of our condo in Arlington, Virginia, and logged on…

Seduced by a domineering mistress called politics

I arrived in Washington on March 1, 1981 on what I thought then would be a two-year sabbatical from journalism. I wanted to spend a couple of years learning government…

Liberation that wasn’t from liberators who aren’t

Of the many lies told by the Bush Administration about the invasion of Iraq, and there are now too many to catalog, few stand out as prominently as Vice President…

Stupid is as stupid does

Too often, voters make the serious mistake of assuming that political candidates and elected officials are smart.

Most of them aren't. In fact, many of them are…

George Allen’s rampant racism: A long, sordid history

In 1984, I worked as a contract field consultant for the National Republican Congressional Committee and also as a writer for the Voices for Victory Program in the Reagan-Bush Presidential…

The terrorist who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

In George W. Bush's perverted, pathetic, partisan view of the world, anyone who disagrees with his lunacies is not only wrong but unpatriotic - a traitor who cannot be trusted…