CNN finally 'fires' Lou Dobbs!

by Bill Press -- It took him a long time, but CNN President Jon Klein finally got around to doing what he should have done a long time ago. In order to more…

The tea baggers are back – crazy as ever

by Bill Press -- Ah, democracy! It never works better than when informed citizens gather in town hall meetings to discuss and debate the issues of the day. But, oh, democracy! It's more…

Born in a manger in Honolulu

by Bill Press -- In September 2002, astronaut Buzz Aldrin was walking out of a Beverly Hills hotel when Bart Sibrel, a leader of the nutty gang who believe the Apollo mission more…

Health care looms, Congress goes fishing

by Bill Press -- President Obama, Speaker Pelosi and Leader Reid don't agree on everything. But, when it comes to vacation plans for August, they are all three on the same page. more…

White, Republican racists on parade

by Bill Press -- Ugly, white, Southern male Republicans on parade. That's what we saw in the Senate Judiciary Committee: ugly, white, Southern male Republicans on parade, trying to derail Sonia Sotomayor more…

'I quit, but I'm not a quitter'

by Bill Press -- "It's one of the most brilliant political moves ever. It shows she's not just your typical, run-of-the-mill politician. It will help her raise money. And it immediately catapults more…

The Big 60: Use it or lose it!

by Bill Press -- Good things don't come easily. It took 239 days, but the Minnesota Supreme Court finally declared Al Franken the winner over Norm Coleman. And suddenly Democrats have 60 more…

Please cry for me, Argentina!

by Bill Press -- Oh, the Appalachian Trail. It's famous as the longest footpath in the nation – but now we know it's even longer than we thought, stretching all the way more…

Obama offers competition in health care

by Bill Press -- As usual, the president said it best: "Millions of our citizens do not have a full measure of opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health care. Millions do more…

Why doesn't Obama just stay home?

by Bill Press -- In the interest of full disclosure, I sometimes crave a good burger. So whenever the mood strikes, I head to the Five Guys closest to Washington's Capitol Hill: more…