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Tea Party Rally

The Tea Party’s Moment of Truth

The Tea Party looks like it’s won a big victory—the “grand bargain” that President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner were negotiating has collapsed, and with it any hope by Democrats that a big deficit-reduction package would include … More…

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Romney May Be the New John Kerry

What do Mitt Romney and John Kerry have in common?

Well, both are rich, both have served the people of Massachusetts, and both have reputations as flip-floppers… More…

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Democrats Embrace the “Shock Doctrine”

Just a couple of months ago, Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin was the Prince of Darkness in Democratic circles.

The newly elected governor had rammed … More…


Obama the Flame Thrower

Perhaps reacting to Maureen Dowd… More…

Governor Chris Christie

Christie Vs. Cuomo, Round One

It was a big week for the two rival governors across the Hudson.

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, brokered a bipartisan pension reform deal that will raise the retirement age for public employees, require them to make … More…

Rep. Michele Bachmann

The GOP’s Latest “Savior”

On Sunday came the astonishing news that Rep. Michele Bachmann was in a dead heat with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in a presidential poll of Iowa Republicans conducted by the Des Moines Register.

Rep. Bachmann, who is serving her … More…

Ron Paul

MIA on Housing

With more than 28% of US homes worth less than the value of the underlying mortgages and millions of homeowners in or near foreclosure, the housing depression has kept this from being a … More…

Mitt Romney


Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney looked like the clear front-runner in last night… More…

Tim Pawlenty


Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has all the charisma of a snail. Maybe that… More…