Splitting The Religious Right

While the Democratic contest for presidential nominee continues to be something of a bore, the Republican race continues to get more and more interesting, and while former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has a strong lead nationwide in the polls, the primaries couldn’t be more wide open. Among the...

Huckabee Rising

Let the Chuck Norris jokes commence.  Chuck Norris is the guy that, when he does push ups, he’s not really pushing his body weight up, he’s pushing the Earth down, or Chuck Norris is the only guy that is so fast that he can actually punch himself in the back of the head by running around the...

Brownback To Leave Race

After a completely unremarkable candidacy, Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas is expected to soon announce that he will be leaving the campaign trail.  The information, divulged by a member of the campaign who wished to remain anonymous for the time being, comes following a particularly poor showing in the...

Republican Debate: Final Analysis

Yesterday afternoon, the GOP field of candidates squared off to debate primarily economic issues in Michigan in what would largely be a considerably drab event that saw few fireworks, plenty of Clinton bashing (both Hillary and her husband), and in the case of one rising superstar, a kind of sleep medecine...

Joltin’ Joe Gets It Done… Without Teeth Of Course

“Pushing on an open door,” as he calls it, Senator Joe Biden managed to push through what seems to be the first concrete bit of legislation aimed at forcing a true change in policy in Iraq. Only one problem; this, too, is nonbinding. The issue at the heart of the matter is, essentially, one I...