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Social Security sell-out

Just a note to my older readers: President Obama promised to protect our Social Security and Medicare benefits. Instead, he has voluntarily added the “chained CPI” to his concessions to […]

President should be in DC, not Michigan

President Obama is in Michigan today to support the union effort against an impending right-to-work law. What!? He belongs in Washington 24/7 right now, working on a budget deal with […]

Obama wins

President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night and whether or not that makes you happy, we can probably still agree we’re glad the campaign is finally over. I was stunned […]

Presidential debates: Part Deux

(Updated October 17, 2012) Oh horrors! Terrible intelligence lapse. Both the wives were dressed in hot pink! Gasp! Somebody may lose their job over that. As for the speculation earlier […]

First debate a yawner

It’s funny watching, or trying not to watch, all the detailed discussions and dissection of tonight’s presidential debate. I watched it — with difficulty, because it was so boring. Conclusions: Obama was […]

Obama - Romney

Presidential Debate: The game show

  By now the media have worked themselves into a frenzy over the looming presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Who will win? What will they talk about? […]

Denver traffic

Obama-Romney debate disrupts Denver

I’ve had it up to here with presidential candidates screwing up Denver traffic and commerce this year. Every time one of them comes to town (I’ve lost track of how […]

Why nobody talks about Romneycare

(Updated Oct. 1, 2012, at 1:40 pm MT) Two Politico writers today called Romneycare “one of the greatest stories never told.” In “Big ‘Romneycare’ secret: It didn’t rein in costs,” Jennifer […]

Republican vs Republican

Referendum on the GOP

The importance of the November election goes far beyond whether Romney or Obama will lead the nation for the next four years. And the outcome has greater ramifications than which […]

Gabby Giffords at the DNC

Two conventions down, two months to go

The Democrats wrapped up their national convention in Charlotte, N.C., last night and I’m glad it’s over. Was I overwhelmed by the speeches? No. Good ol’ Joe Biden used his […]

Obama event registry

Mom had a word for it

This new type of campaign fundraising hit the news a couple of days ago. It’s what my mom would have called “tacky” and it smacks a lot more of desperation […]