| May 20, 2013
| 12:45 AM
There’s a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:40 AM
IRS probe ignored most influential groups
KEN THOMAS,Associated Press
STEVE PEOPLES,Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups.
The nation's tax agency has admitted to...
| Mar 1, 2013
Is it possible that a husband and wife could win the coveted February Moutza of the Month award, for buying stupid stuffed elk heads with other people's money?
Perhaps. Because in America, it is said, even dead elk dreams may come true.
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2012's top stories veers in and out of reality.
January Eyebrows raised when developers announce new hockey arena will be called The Heather Browne...
| Dec 30, 2012
Four years ago, the ship of state managed by Republican Shipping Lines Inc. was driven onto an iceberg partially formed by attempting to finance two wars with tax breaks. Most of us were going down for the third time.
First mate Dick...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:30 AM
I keep hearing that the billionaires and big corporations that poured all that money into the 2012 election learned their lesson. They lost their shirts and won't do it again. So we don't need campaign finance reform.
It's true their...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:50 PM
“To the caller who would like to see only positive comments in Mail Call: I agree that a lot of comments are stupid and arrogant, but how boring would it be to read only thank you notes, comments on the nice weather, great Christmas lights, and...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated.
For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to hear...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Politicians on the Far Right, seeking to turn the Republican Party into an uncompromising, unquestioning cause in their own image, sought to silence Dick Lugar's voice of moderation, promising that Indiana still would send a Republican to the Senate....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Karl Rove, the big-time Republican strategist and pundit, said the nation is likely to see action this year on an overhaul of immigration laws after years of a partisan standoff that blocked movement.
That was the only bit of optimism voiced by Rove...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
It's strange how "scandal" gets defined these days in Washington. At the moment, everyone is screaming about the "scandal" of the Internal Revenue Service scrutinizing conservative nonprofits before granting them tax-exempt status.
Here are the...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Get ready for Allen West, TV commentator.
The former congressman is joining Fox News Channel as a contributor, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
If his political career is a guidepost, the outspoken Florida Republican is likely to give viewers and...