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Burger King, the fast food giant, bills itself as "Home of the Whopper," a name intended to convey to burger eaters that this one is jumbo, chockfull, and a whale of a deal. But "whopper"... [read more]
One thing you can say about Rick Perry is that he sticks to his guns. If one of his policy proposals turns out to be dumb – by gollies, he doubles down on dumb.
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Rick Perry is making a grand stand at the Texas-Mexico border. In fact, on the issue of locking down that border, Perry has been like a rock. Only dumber.
He says... [read more]
In the run-up to this Labor Day, I've noticed several CEOs, political pundits, and so-called economic experts saying they're confused as to why Americans are so down. Consumers should be out buying stuff, they say,... [read more]
The good news is that it's not all bad news these days.
Take the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour – please! That's a poverty wage, a shameful stain on... [read more]
Can you have your hypocrisy and eat it, too?
I don't think so, but Cargill Inc. is doing its damndest to get away with its version of the old admonition that... [read more]
From 1776 forward, Americas have opposed having soldiers do police work on our soil, but in recent years, Pentagon chiefs have teamed up with police chiefs to circumvent that prohibition, How? Simply by militarizing police... [read more]
Political candidates should avoid getting defensive – as old-timers put it, any candidate who's explaining, is losing.
So it's a hoot to watch Gov. Rick "Oops" Perry try to explain away... [read more]
Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich.
Well, meet that ham sandwich! A Texas grand jury has just indicted Gov.... [read more]
With so many things to worry about in our world, I'm glad that one of my big concerns has finally been resolved.
My worry was that, as a global society, we... [read more]