Archive for November, 2011

Super-Kaput

Monday, November 21st, 2011

The dysfunction of the American government has never been so transparent.
With the so-called Super-Committee kaput, more market instability looming and the distinct possibility of another recession, the absolute inability of Washington to solve the nation’s fiscal problems is inescapable.
The task was not that difficult: cut $1.2 trillion out of the budget over the next [...]


My Republican Friends

Monday, November 14th, 2011

My Republican Friends…
…are embarrassed by the field and the foibles of the current crop of Republican candidates for the party’s presidential nomination.
My Republican friends – and I do have them – are past patience with the Hermanator, who can’t seem to recall the difference between Libya and other Arab states, what he is for and [...]


NEWT’S MOMENT

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

NEWT’S MOMENT
Fair warning: my record as a political prognosticator is checkered, to say the least.
I established my credentials in 1980 by declaring on live television in the midst of the lopsided Presidential race that…”The American people are not going to elect a failed, B-movie actor to the highest office in the land.”
Since then, I’ve [...]