A Glance Into The Crystal Ball For 2012

So, what’s next?

Rick Perry Campaign Blame Game Already Underway

Rick Perry’s campaign team is already starting to blame each other for the collapse of a campaign that isn’t over yet.

Hey, Is Anyone Out There?

If there’s anyone out there, why haven’t we heard from them yet?

Katie Turns 3

Today is my eldest daughter Katie’s 3rd birthday.

Rick Perry Hates Activist Judges, Except When He Needs Them

For a guy who says he dislikes “activist judges,” Rick Perry sure wants a certain Federal Judge in Virginia to be an activist.

Republican Candidates Love The Imperial Presidency

Not surprisingly, most of the Republican candidates for President aren’t too keen on reducing the excessive growth in Executive Branch power.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Santa Central Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.


Let’s ban robocalls.

Michele Bachmann’s Epic Collapse

Executive summary: She’s a kook unfit to serve as dog catcher, much less leader of the free world.

Romney, Paul At Top In Iowa; Santorum, Gingrich, Perry Splitting Conservative Vote

Yet another clue about what’s going on in the Hawkeye State.

Ron Paul: Yea I Wrote The Newsletters, But Not Those Icky Parts

Ron Paul has a new explanation for those newsletters of his.

Mikhail Gorbachev: The World Would Be Better If The USSR Was Still Around

Not surprisingly, the last man to lead the Soviet Union believes we’d be better off if it still existed.

Catholic Bishops Claim Laws Allowing Gay Adoption Violate Religious Liberty

If you’re going to take public money, “religious liberty” is not an excuse to fail to comply with the law.

VDARE Wants Paul to Embrace his Newsletters

In a year-end fundraisers, VDARE’s founder wished Paul had “defened his letters on the basis of truth.”

GOP Candidates Losing To Obama Among Latino Voters

Republicans are learning that their hard line on immigration comes with a political price.

Cam Newton, Racism, and Black Quarterbacks

The Panthers rookie is having a historic season. Were doubts that he could succeed colored by race?

Debunking Yet Another Obama-Clinton Fantasy, Two of Them Actually

Once again, people are engaging in largely mindless speculation involving Hillary Clinton.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Richard Lugar: Tea Party Cost GOP Senate Control In 2010

Facing his own Tea Party challenge, Richard Lugar reminds Republicans of an uncomfortable truth.

Iowa Will Be Over Soon, But Not Soon Enough

The constant drumbeat of not-really-news stories out of insignificant little Iowa will soon be behind us.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Operation Jumbo Drop Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Santorum Surging?

A new Iowa polls shows Rick Santorum gaining support. Or does it?

Gary Johnson Leaves GOP, Declares For Libertarian Party Nomination

Gary Johnson’s quest is quixotic, but interesting nonetheless.

Newsletters Issue Not Hurting Ron Paul In Iowa

So far, Iowa voters don’t seem to be bothered by the Ron Paul newsletters.

Vote Moderate Republican: Vote Obama

Understanding the state of the GOP field requires recognizing that President Obama is actually pretty moderate.

Rick Perry Sues Over Virginia Ballot Exclusion

Rick Perry is seeking Court intervention to get on the Virginia ballot. He isn’t likely to get very far.

A Two Man Race In Iowa, Or Still Room For A Breakthrough?

Right now, Iowa is all about Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and a bunch of also-rans.

Why Work Hours Are Limited

Why does government regulate how long some people work and not others?