Archive for June, 2011

The Gang of Six…In 15 Minutes…In Ali Velshi’s Greenroom

(My CNN.com column) It took U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn six months to realize the Gang of Six was dead on arrival. It took me 15 minutes. The Gang of Six was a group of senators — three Democrats and three Republicans — who seemingly understood the nation’s debt problem required a solution beyond Republicans yelling, […]

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Post-Debate Running Diary

My column from TheBlaze.com. My retro-diary of Monday night’s CNN GOP primary debate. (I know it’s a cheap rip-off of a Bill Simmons concept. But…but…you’re not the boss of me.) 7:54 The Pre-Game Handshakes The candidates file-out onstage one-by-one. Romney is acting like the party host, ushering people down the greeting line, “Michelle, you’ve met […]

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Uh Oh, Your Humanitarian War May Be Racist

My column on TheBlaze.com (posted back in March) For your consideration, I nominate “a humanitarian crises has been averted” as the most racist statement of the year. This nominee is certain to lose to Halle Berry’s old-timey-one-drop-theory or Mel Gibson’s lifetime achievement award. But, still…it should be considered. From the outset of the “Why Are […]

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Weiner Is A Sexual Deviant…But You Probably Are Too

My CNN.com column. *****Excerpt 1****** In the last two days we learned again what we learned two weeks ago – and before that two months ago – and before that a little over two years ago. We’ll learn it again in another two months. People are sexual deviants. Damn near all people. *****Excerpt 2***** Because […]

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The Right Should Denounce Trump and Palin

My CNN.com column. The other night, having a few beers with a conservative friend, I mentioned how hacked off I was that there hadn’t been a wholesale denouncement of the likes of Donald Trump and Sarah Palin from conservative politicians and opinion-makers. To be sure, many, many, many, many have denounced both — but I […]

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Obama Is Telling America A Fairytale

My column on CNN.com One of these days, I want to make a list. Actually, I want to make two lists of liberal pundits, commentators and politicians. On one, I will list all of the people who are incapable of or unwilling to have a serious discussion about the budget crisis. On the other, I […]

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