| Nov 15, 2012
"It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness" was a favorite Chinese proverb of the late "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles Schulz. Photographer James Balog must have taken that to heart as he noticed changes to the wild world he documents,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The liberal group Media Matters for America is going after Fox News for what it charges is its failure to challenge U.S. Rep. Allen West's claims for why he isn't conceding defeat in his election contest with Democrat Patrick Murphy.
Media Matters says:...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Robert Zimmerman Sr. arrived at the Orlando Sentinel lobby alone March 15.
He was so nervous that he was trembling. Sad and resigned, he discussed death threats his family had received.
But the father of George Zimmerman also was determined as he...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:31 PM
The presidential race has been turned upside down by a video “discovered” by the “journalists” at The Daily Caller, in which then-Senator Obama addresses a crowd in 2007 to speak about poverty in minority communities.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Since the launch of “The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View of Ingesting Hallucinogenic Mushrooms at a 2012 Presidential Debate” certain people have been on me to come up with a fun contest for promotional purposes.
After all, I...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:09 PM
The Texas GOP Convention came to an end Saturday afternoon in Fort Worth, but not before a big speech by one of the two men vying for the Republican nomination forU.S. Senate.
A packed house watched as former Solicitor Gen. Ted Cruz gave a speech in...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Can you say why America is the greatest country in the world?
The question proceeds, of course, from an assumption, i.e., that America is, indeed, the greatest nation on Earth. When it is posed by a chipper college student to Will McAvoy, the dyspeptic...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Your self-anointed Oracle of the Imperial Valley will weigh in heavily again on weighty matters:
Sean Hannity had a heated argument on his radio show on Valentine’s Day with ESPN loudmouth Stephen A. Smith. Hannity, as a lovely little valentine...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Maybe, in a rare exception, being on the cover of Time won't be a jinx.
Just before giving his party's official response to the State of the Union address — equal to the cover of Time as a jinxed opportunity — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Tuesday will mark one year since George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin.
The gap between what we all thought we knew then and what we know now is as wide as Sanford's Lake Monroe.
Zimmerman wasn't a white man who gunned down a black kid. It...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore.
"Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:24 PM
By most conventional measures of a campaign's strength, Newt Gingrich has no business being a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
Consider the following:
- Gingrich only this week opened a full-time campaign office in Iowa, the...