Mr. President: Speak out for Trayvon Martin

by Bill Press -- There was a time in the southern United States when racially charged murders of innocent civilians were routine. We remember the deaths of four little girls in the more…

Politicians fiddle while the earth burns

by Bill Press -- American politicians have the attention span of a gnat. Consider the silence and inaction on global warming. In 2006, Al Gore stunned the nation with the release of more…

Requiem for Rush

by Bill Press -- One thing about Rush Limbaugh: When he steps in it, he steps in it big time. And he sure did so this time. For El Rushbo, as he more…

Santorum makes me want to throw up

by Bill Press -- Here's a good idea. Let's say you're a former senator. You're running for president of the United States. You want to appeal to blue-collar, middle-class voters. So what more…

Is Santorum running for president or pope?

by Bill Press -- Headline from the Detroit Free Press website: "New Polls Show Rick Santorum Leading Mitt Romney in Michigan Primary Race." That's the welcome Romney received when he returned to more…

Catholic bishops raise holy hell

by Bill Press -- I love protests and have taken part in many of them. My first was picketing in front of Safeway in San Francisco, urging shoppers to support California farm more…

Koch brothers' anti-Obama hate machine

by Bill Press -- "If not now, when?" It's one of the most famous maxims of history, attributed to the great Rabbi Hillel, who's also credited with a down-to-earth version of the more…

3 big lies of Newton Leroy Gingrich

by Bill Press -- Political junkies like me have never seen anything like it: Running 20 points behind, just a week before the South Carolina primary, Newt Gingrich catapulted to the top more…

How not to run a GOP primary

by Bill Press -- CHARLESTON, S.C. – You have to see it on the ground to believe what a mess Republicans have made of this election. It's the worst way to run more…

Romney bumper sticker: Greed is good!

by Bill Press -- He barely won the Iowa primary. He handily won New Hampshire. He's going to win South Carolina next. So now we know the Republican nominee for president will more…