Proud to be an American again

by Bill Press -- It's true that every election is significant. But it's also true that it's impossible to exaggerate the special significance of this one. In so many ways, the election more…

How John McCain blew it

by Bill Press -- In Boston and Las Vegas recently, I attended two conferences of national business leaders, at least 80 percent of whom were Republicans. Curiously enough, no one asked me more…

The wardrobe to nowhere

by Bill Press -- Woe is me. I needed a couple of new shirts and ties this week, so I stopped in at my favorite clothing store, Filene's Basement. Designer clothes for more…

McCain's own treacherous buddies

by Bill Press -- First, this confession. Many years ago, while teaching high school in San Francisco, I lived in the same precinct as former Black Panther Angela Davis. I may even more…

Palin alone disqualifies McCain

by Bill Press -- It used to be true that the office of vice president didn't amount to much. Not "worth a pitcher of warm spit," in the famous words of FDR's more…

No blank check for Bush

by Bill Press -- "If Putin had written it, I would have understood it." That's what former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had to say about the big Bush $700 billion-plus bailout plan. more…

It's still the economy, stupid

by Bill Press -- Take this to the bank, if you can still find one open for business: Two months from now, we will look back and assert that the week of more…

Sarah Palin: A national joke

by Bill Press -- ST. PAUL, Minn. – Here in the Twin Cities, as in every city and town across America, there's only one question on everyone's mind: What could possibly qualify more…

New day, new world, new Democratic Party

by Bill Press -- DENVER – We are all part of history, and we experience it every day without thinking about it until, every once in a while, history hits us between more…