Friday, September 20, 2019
How tough an uphill climb does President Obama face with independent voters? If the findings of a focus group conducted this week are any indication, a steep one indeed. Nine of the 12 people gathered in Denver on Tuesday...
It would have been hard to imagine not so long ago, but Barack Obama will be saying some very nice things about George W. Bush on Thursday. It’s become a time-honored ritual that with the installation of a past...
It’s been two years since President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law, but the new banking regulations are still a topic of huge debate. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has vowed to repeal Dodd-Frank...
What happens when an orthodox Jew, a devout Muslim, and an orthodox Christian go behind the gates for 13 days?  The punch line is they produced the only peace treaty that has stood the test of time. That’s how...
Friends of the Kennedy family tried to make sense of the apparent suicide of Mary Richardson Kennedy, the 52-year-old estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who was found dead Wednesday in one of the outbuildings on the family’s...
Like everybody else, Vernon Jordan hears the complaints about President Obama, that he hasn’t done enough for the people who elected him, and that includes black Americans. “And there is some legitimacy to it,” Jordan told The Daily Beast. “But he’s...
It was no fluke four years ago that America elected its first black president, and the trends that helped Barack Obama make history are evident today in demographics that favor his reelection. Millennials, the most liberal generation, are increasing...
If you’re turned off by politics and yearning to confirm your worst instincts about what politicians are like, you’ll love HBO’s new series Veep. It’s satire, and British satire at that, and for Americans who basked in the idealism of The...
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s memoir about her unlikely rise to the top of the good-ol'-boy statehouse in a conservative state sounds a little like Sarah Palin's story.
It’s a rainy morning in Los Angeles, and Elisabeth Moss, who plays Peggy in the television series Mad Men, is standing outside the stage door smoking. On the set the actors are restricted to herbal cigarettes, which is why she...

FOLLOW ME

1,020FansLike
11,012FollowersFollow

RECENT POSTS