Tagged: U.S. presidential race

A Bernie Presidency

A Bernie Presidency

Scan copyright 2005 by EphemeraNow.com   If anyone else predicted that Bernie Sanders would be America’s next President, I would shrug it off as wishful thinking. But when the prediction comes from Western Illinois...

The Rich Strut their Stuff – and Skirt the Law

The Rich Strut their Stuff – and Skirt the Law

I watched in sorrow and disbelief last night as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow previewed the extravaganza that Republicans and their lobbyist pals will stage in Tampa next week. Money apparently is no object when these...

Harry Reid Could be Right about Romney’s Taxes

Harry Reid Could be Right about Romney’s Taxes

I know it sounds preposterous. How could Harry Reid claim that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for 10 years? How impossible is that? Well, as it turns out, it’s not that impossible. The richer...

Romney’s Clown Show Keeps Hitting New Lows

Romney’s Clown Show Keeps Hitting New Lows

They say a man is known by the company he keeps, and the company that presidential candidate Mitt Romney keeps is alarmingly toxic. Romney is weird enough by himself; he sprays insults and condescension in...

“The Donald” is a Perfect Fit for the Romney Carnival

“The Donald” is a Perfect Fit for the Romney Carnival

How do you sell snake oil? How do you take a sucker’s money with shell games and card tricks? How do you get the hicks to try their hand at games of chance they...

Would U.S. Voters Let Wall Street Fool Them Again?

Would U.S. Voters Let Wall Street Fool Them Again?

Even someone as unfamiliar with the workings of Wall Street as I am could smell a rat when then Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson came running to Congress yelling that the sky was falling and...

In Politics, Follow the Money to Get at the Truth

In Politics, Follow the Money to Get at the Truth

I know you know – in fact, I’m sure everybody must know by now – that the November elections in America are all about money. As my friend Bob says, why would anyone spend...

Coming Soon: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

Coming Soon: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

In the Book of Revelation, we read about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – War, Strife, Famine and Pestilence – and as I watch the endless debates among the presidential candidates, I wonder...

What’s the Story Behind Those Harassment Charges?

What’s the Story Behind Those Harassment Charges?

According to Herman Cain, Herman Cain has never acted inappropriately toward anyone in his life. Herman Cain insists Herman Cain is the victim of a conspiracy by… well, let’s see … Herman Cain is...

Why Is John McCain Considered a “War Hero”?

Why Is John McCain Considered a “War Hero”?

Nobody in the media dares to question John McCain’s heroism. But my daughter, Grace, who lives in Miami, wants to know why he is considered a war hero. She sent me a link to...