where the writers are

Barack Obama | Barack Obama

farzana-versey's picture
Jan.12.2012
She has not read the book, she does not care about people’s perceptions because they would not know, yet she sends out clarifications. I am disturbed by what she seems to have a problem with:  “I guess it's more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman. But...
allan-goldstein's picture
Jan.11.2012
            They’ve barely begun counting the votes and it already looks inevitable.  Mitt Romney, the Republican Republicans love to hate, is going to be the Republican nominee for President.        ...
aberjhani's picture
Dec.26.2011
President Obama greets troops returning from Iraq War. (AP photo by Carolyn Kaster)   Prior to leaving Washington D.C. on December 23 to join his family on Christmas vacation in Hawaii, President Barack Obama spent the week advocating for passage of the Payroll Tax Cut Extension, finally...
will-durst's picture
Dec.23.2011
Bah humbug everybody. And I imagine that sentiment is being echoed by more than a few of you overly familiar with the soft dark underbelly of this "happiest time of the year." Those of us who have been washed prone by the gushing holiday faucet of red and green greed and are dreading the...
dennis-loo's picture
Dec.15.2011
The White House announced today that it would not veto the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. The NDAA mandates the military to arrest and indefinitely detain any person, including American citizens, anywhere in the world, including on US soil, who is accused by authorities as a terrorist...
will-durst's picture
Dec.09.2011
Okay. You can stop vibrating like a shaved poodle duct-taped to the foul pole at Wrigley during a night game in April. It's finally here. The 8th annual Top Ten Comedic News Stories of the Year. Veterans, please advise the newbies this list is NOT to be confused with the Top Ten Legitimate News...
allan-goldstein's picture
Dec.06.2011
            ‘Tis the season to be jolly, whether we are or not.  Luckily, this year Santa has some good news.  The economic crisis has hit the North Pole so hard that Mr. Claus has decided to change the policy.    ...
will-durst's picture
Nov.22.2011
Let me be among the first 40-foot helium-filled balloons to kick-start our national parade of giving thanks. That's right, we're just about to butt heads with Turkey Holocaust Day, and to be perfectly honest, it's about time. A little tryptophan poisoning might be the perfect prescription for...
john-wilcock's picture
Nov.09.2011
“Good politicians create coalitions and then tend them carefully…. draw people in from the opposite party and then make their own party (like Reagan and Roosevelt), both bigger and different than it was before. Obama inherited a coalition by chance and dismantled it during his first year of office...
peter-delevett's picture
Nov.09.2011
Last night was the first election night in about seven years that I didn't spend hunkered in a newsroom into the wee hours, munching pizza and debating when it was safe enough to call a given race. Earlier this year, I moved from the city desk at the big-city newspaper where I work back to the...