Channeling Teddy Roosevelt

by Bill Press -- You could never accuse Republicans of going "back to the future." In fact, there are many past leaders of their own party whom today's Republicans would never vote more…

Football factories or learning centers?

by Bill Press -- How's this for an opening line? I want to write this week on something I know nothing about: college football. Seriously, I don't know which teams are members more…

Newt enjoys his 15 minutes at the top

by Bill Press -- Oh, see them climb. Oh, watch them fall. Ironically, there is something inherently democratic about this season's Republican primary: Each candidate, in turn, gets his or her turn more…

Obama: A veritable killing machine

by Bill Press -- She didn't win the primaries, but Hillary Clinton still produced the most effective political ad of the 2008 campaign. Remember? "It's 3 a.m., and your children are safe more…

Occupy Wall Street becomes Occupy America

by Bill Press -- One month ago, on Sept. 17, a colorful band of rag-tag protesters descended on Zuccotti Park in New York's financial district and vowed to "Occupy Wall Street" until more…

My hero: Warren Buffett

by Bill Press -- We all need a hero. In my lifetime, I've had lots of them. From sports figures: Eddie Joost, shortstop for the Philadelphia A's, when I was growing up. more…

Today's Republicans: Rude, heartless boors

by Bill Press -- If things seemed a lot more relaxing this week, they were. And for good reason: There was no Republican presidential debate. However, as painful as they were to more…