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  • SOTU 2015
    SOTU 2015, Not all talking points were good news for the climate
    The good news about the 2015 State of the Union Address (SOTU) is that President Obama agrees we need to fight climate change, create a fair economy, and ensure that every person has the right to vote. He even went as far as calling out climate...
  • 2015 State of the Union Address
    'Set our sights higher than a single pipeline'
    Those were President Obama’s words from the January 20 State of the Union Address. He challenged America to fight for good jobs and a bright future for our children.The President said: “Over the past six years, we’ve done more...
  • DEMS are smart, but REPS might be smarter in 2016
    DEMS are smart, but REPS might be smarter in 2016
    Agree with your adversary quickly seems to be the tone of most conservative Republicans of late as they have finagled their way to “owning” congress with majorities in both chambers and undoubtedly, as far as the White House in 2016---...
  • Mitt Romney 2016: Talks of another running down the line? Republican candidate on Obama years
    Mitt Romney 2016: Running for president again? Republican on race, the Obama era
    Is Mitt Romney running for President in 2016? Rumors have been circulating that the past governor of Massachusetts was interested in taking on the conservative ticket for the presidency yet again, and the political figure did open up this weekend...
  • Ira C. "Mike" Matthiessen
    Rose Parade 2016 theme 'Find Your Adventure' announced by new Pres. Matthiessen
    Ira C. “Mike” Matthiessen, a Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association volunteer since 1979, was elected as president of the Association for 2015-2016 on Thursday night. He will oversee the 127th Rose Parade and 102nd Rose Bowl Game on...
  • Symbolic Presidents
    The silly, symbolic obligations of the president
    One of my greatest failings as President of the United States (POTUS), would be fulfilling the symbolic obligations that have come to be the standard measurement we use to judge the men that have occupied the office since it was determined that...
  • Stop the KXL pipeline
    Stop the KXL pipeline once and for all!
    Big Oil’s congressional friend$ (no typo here) are trying really hard to push a bill through Congress, forcing the approval of the dirty, disgusting, dangerous, and disastrous Keystone XL pipeline (KXL). The idea of KXL is disrespectful to...
  • Ten Best Presidents
    Greatness is achieved by effective leadership
    Politics has always been a full-contact sport and it is easy to see that one can become very beat-up and abused for standing on principle, particularly by the media. History has never been defined by great procrastinators or by great moderates...
  • A plaque that about sums it up
    Record number of voters identify as independent
    A record number of Americans identify as politically independent, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. 43 percent of people surveyed said they consider themselves independent, rather than members of the GOP or Democrat parties.The...
  •  Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo
    Mario Cuomo, the other 'liberal lion,' dies having never become president
    Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York and the father of the current governor, Andrew Cuomo, has died at the age of 82. An unabashed uber liberal in an age in which liberalism had already become discredited, most of the obituaries, such...
  • Diversity is nice but best fit for president in 2016 is better and needed
    Diversity is nice but best fit first for president in 2016 is better and needed
    It’s refreshing to see and know that Democrat Hillary Clinton is not the only woman in America thought to have the chops to be an American president and sit in the ranks of the 44 that have gone before. It is almost insulting to American...
  • Former President George H. W. Bush
    Former President George H. W. Bush is still in the hospital
    As we all know, former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized on Christmas Eve for experiencing shortness of breath. We also know that he spent Christmas day in there as well. According to a report by the Lubbock Avalanche Journal on Dec. 27...
  • Bush's inner circle
    What are your priorities, Jeb Bush?
    Job Bush’s credentials for running for President aren’t the best. However, when assessing a presidential candidate one must also consider the “team” that candidate brings to the office. Alone, Jeb Bush doesn’t cut it...
  • "I've had it up to here" the president said
    Obama's acid reflux an 'executive decision' says John Boehner
    The president is fighting a mild case of acid reflux according to the White house physician.“It’s not from what he eats”, Press Secretary Josh Earnest laughed,” it’s probably from the BS the Republicans are trying to...
  • Chris Rock interview
    Chris Rock’s analysis on Barack Obama’s presidency
    Comedian extraordinaire Chris Rock thinks President Barack Obama is more like Shaq than Michael Jordan.Rock explained his athlete comparison in an interview with New York Magazine published Monday, in which he presented an assessment of the...