Post Tagged with: "Panem et Circenses"

Fiorina’s Fumble

Fiorina’s Fumble

Carly Fiorina was the undisputed star of the “happy hour” Republican debate last Thursday. It gave her a boost, as well as some much-needed name recognition, prompting speculation and conservative hope about her inclusion in the next primetime debate. However, polling has not reflected this bump — at least, not[Read More…]

by August 25, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Too Conservative?

Too Conservative?

The Republican party seems more dysfunctional than usual as of late, from difficulty passing a bland transportation bill to the farcical polling lead of Donald Trump.  Nothing reveals the fissures within the party more clearly than the recent dissention of Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a very conservative party member who,[Read More…]

by August 3, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Sanders Summer Sensation

A Sanders Summer Sensation

A few months back, it was a fiery senator from Massachusetts who drew the swelling crowds and impassioned devotees. Cries of, “run, Elizabeth, run!” bounced off of the walls of packed speech halls as Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered statements annihilating the corrupt and wealthy while rooting for the downtrodden and[Read More…]

by July 18, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
How Sweet The Sound

How Sweet The Sound

Barack Obama’s presidency has had no shortage of hard knocks. An obstinate and childish Congress, very public and embarrassing fumbles (especially of the foreign affairs variety), and a critical and unforgiving media have often left the president looking haggard, defeated and hopeless. His meteoric campaigns and explosive early speeches and[Read More…]

by July 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Not So Smooth Sailing

Not So Smooth Sailing

Eleven years ago, a young Senator from Illinois took the stage at the Democratic National Convention. “Tonight is a particular honor for me,” he began, “because let’s face it — my presence on this stage is pretty unlikely.” Thus, Barack Obama’s star was born. He exploded onto the stage of[Read More…]

by June 6, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top