Trump ascendancy shows GOP is brain-dead

by Bill Press -- Whatever else people say about it, the summer of 2015 will be remembered as "The Summer of Donald Trump." And what a difference in just the last three more…

Big mistake to target Bernie

by Bill Press -- There's a very important new movement out there with a very important message. It's called "Black Lives Matter." It started a little over a year ago in Ferguson, more…

Republicans target women's health

by Bill Press -- Have you heard? Planned Parenthood is making a fortune selling baby parts! At least, that's what Republican politicians are charging. But don't believe a word of it. It's more…

Cecil's killer: Worst person in the world

by Bill Press -- For several years, the best show on MSNBC was "Countdown with Keith Olbermann." And the best part of "Countdown" was the nightly segment called "The Worst Person in more…

Bill Cosby: Moralist or pervert?

by Bill Press -- It's a family experience I'll never forget. Heading for a Grand Canyon vacation back in the '80s, Carol and I first stopped in Las Vegas to see a more…

Stopping Iran from getting the bomb

by Bill Press -- It's never too late to go back to school. So when I realized I didn't know enough about the Iranian nuclear deal reached this week in Vienna between more…

GOP: You must dump Trump

by Bill Press -- As former chairman of the California Democratic Party, I'm the last one the Republican Party would turn to for advice. But here it is anyway. For the good more…

Time to bury the death penalty for good

by Bill Press -- For tradition, ritual, dignity and decorum, there's nothing like the United States Supreme Court. I attended the last non-argument session of the court this season, the first time more…

First take the flag, then take the guns

by Bill Press -- Who says things can't change in politics? We just learned, again, that they can – and fast! Ten days ago, you couldn't find a politician in the South more…

Racist Trump jumps in -- thank God!

by Bill Press -- Yes, there is a God. I admit, I was starting to have my doubts. Until this week, when real estate mogul and ultimate self-promoter Donald Trump announced that more…