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Is patriotism a real campaign issue?

Independence Day is usually the time Americans show off their good-natured patriotism. But this election year, the political fireworks have detonated around the question of whose service and patriotism is…

Will Colin Powell endorse Obama?

Will Gen. Colin Powell endorse Sen. Barack Obama? It's the question rippling through Washington's chattering class conversations. These conversations were sparked by the National Journal's report that the two met…

Racism will dominate election

America is, by and large, a nation dominated by racists and racism is expected to play a huge role in the upcoming Presidential elections.

As…

Swiftboating John McCain

General Wesley "Flap-jaw" Clark recently said of John McCain that "riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down" is no qualification to be president, and the immediate accusation was…

Democratic leader involved in Satanism

Durham County Democratic Party officials are shocked about allegations that a local Democratic leader was involved in satanic rituals that included shackling people to beds, caging them, and depriving them…

Obama reaches out to defiant Bill Clinton

Sen. Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, took the first step Monday  towards trying to bridge the sea of animosity that surrounds former…

Obama tries a George W. Bush stunt

Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic nominee who says he will change the face of government in Washington, is trying to outdo George W. Bush…

Obama: Pragmatic or hypocritical?

Presumed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's decision to turn down public campaign financing is disappointing to many Americans who favor campaign-finance reform. But does it make him a hypocrite?

Politics and do-overs

One of the best things about being a kid is the do-over option. Most youthful mistakes are easily fixed when understanding parents let you try something again. Of course, sometimes…

On the road to political equality

For black Americans, the road to political inclusion that has allowed Democratic candidate Barack Obama to make a serious bid for the White House has been long…