By Will Offensicht | Jan 11, 2008 | 5
Some idealists suggest that election campaigns be paid for by the Treasury -- taxpayers would pay for campaigns intended to elect people we don't like. In fact, we DO have public campaign funding but nobody wants to admit it.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 10, 2008 | 11
A president is supposed to be emotionally stable, not a weeping willow.
By Demosthenes | Dec 31, 2007 | 7
The recent, less-than-informed coverage of the death of Benazir Bhutto reminds us of Neville Chamberlain's infamous comment about Czechsolovakia as " a faraway country about which we know nothing."
By Will Offensicht | Dec 27, 2007 | 17
How come all the environmentalists keep proposing things people don't want to do? Real solutions nedn't require deprivation.
By Petrarch | Dec 21, 2007 | 4
With fifty states in the union, we have fifty different laboratories in which to test different approaches to a problem.
By Petrarch | Dec 18, 2007 | 6
Don't regulate campaign finance; just require disclosure.
By Petrarch | Dec 14, 2007 | 2
Can we have a little dignity please?
By Petrarch | Dec 5, 2007 | 7
By taking this preposterous action, the CIA has provided a signal service.
By Petrarch | Nov 28, 2007 | 1
Not only don't we need one, we're better off without one.
By Petrarch | Nov 26, 2007 | 0
Unlimited money, unlimited visibility, unlimited clout - what could possibly go wrong?