Time To Dump Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Savings Time ends early on Sunday. Perhaps it should never return.

November 5th Not Looking Good For Virginia Republicans

With debate season over, it’s looking less and less likely that Virginia Republicans will be able to hold back the Democrats on November 5th.

Mario Cuomo Finally Watches The Godfather

Until this weekend, Mario Cuomo had refused to watch The Godfather. He still isn’t being very fair to it.

Obama, Democrats To Push Immigration Reform Next?

Immigration reform may be the next big battle on Capitol Hill, but it’s going to be far different from the one that just concluded.

The Coming GOP Civil War

The shutdown debacle seems destined to lead to a battle between the Tea Party and the more business oriented elements of the GOP

Wal-Mart Fires Worker For Helping Customer

Wal-Mart has fired an employee for coming to the aid of a customer being assaulted in the parking lot.

Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Race

Mayor Booker is now Senator-Elect Booker.

Do You Live in a Bubble?

PBS NewsHour quiz “Do You Live in a Bubble?”

The GOP’s Seinfeld Shutdown

The GOP’s shutdown was about as pointless as a show about waiting for a table in a Chinese restaurant.

The Obama Administration’s War On Leaks Chills The Press And Hurts The Public Interest

So much for the most transparent Administration in history.

McAuliffe Still Leading In Virginia Polls, Cuccinelli Scaling Back Ad Buys?

The Virginia Governor’s race may be slipping too far for Republicans to pull off a victory.

Supreme Court Weighs Campaign Contribution Limits

The Supreme Court heard argument in a major campaign finance case yesterday.

Government Shutdown Hurting Republicans In Virginia Governor’s Race

The government shutdown seems to be having an impact on the one competitive statewide race in country this year.

Veterans Removed From Vietnam Veterans Memorial

One of the dumber aspects of the current shutdown repeats itself.

NFL Games for Deployed Troops Stopped During Shutdown

The NFL donates its game broadcasts to troops deployed in harm’s way but they still won’t get to see them during the shutdown.

Shutdown Likely To Drag On For Extended Period

There’s no sign that the government shutdown will end any time soon.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Flotsam and Jetsam Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Cruz Needs to Work on his Analogies (and His Analysis)

Nazi comparisons are only helpful when discussing actual Nazis.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Pineapple Under The Sea Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Politics of Hate

The communications chairman of the Democratic Party of Sacramento County wished a horrible death on the children of Ted Cruz’ speechwriter.

Emmys Snub Jack Klugman and Larry Hagman for Cory Monteith

The Emmys will honor Cory Monteith but not Jack Klugman or Larry Hagman. Where in that sentence you said “Who?” will tell us how old you are.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Have A Blast Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

September 10, 2001

Sell Wars That Need Selling

My latest for The National Interest has posted.

Can War Compete with Football, iPhones, and TV?

President Obama is trying to launch a war but there’s a lot of competition for attention.

David Frost Dead at 74

The pioneering journalist David Frost has died, aged 74 years.

President Gerald Ford Testifies on Squeaky Fromme Assassination Attempt

The Sacramento Bee has released this remarkable video of President Gerald Ford testifying about the assassination attempt by Lynnette “Squeaky” Fromme.

Syria: What Now?

As President Obama’s red line has been crossed more brazenly, he continues to sound reluctant to intervene in Syria while positioning forces to do just that.

Just Say No To A Constitutional Convention

Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn is the latest conservative to endorse the foolish idea of a Constitutional Convention.

Al Jazeera America’s Inauspicious Debut

Al Jazeera debuted its American broadcast Tuesday. Fewer Americans have access to Al Jazeera than they did Monday.

America’s Stupid Copyright Laws: ‘I Have a Dream’ Edition

One of the iconic speeches in American history is copyrighted.

Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

Author Elmore Leonard has died at the age of 87.