Playing politics with a
dying woman

by Bill Press -- What you believe about the Terri Schiavo case depends on what you believe in. If you believe our government exists merely to carry out the demands of religious more…

DeLay's dirty dozen

by Bill Press -- Who says God doesn't have a sense of humor? It looks like "the Exterminator" may himself finally get exterminated. The Exterminator, of course, is House Majority Leader Tom more…

Let us all now praise Dan Rather

by Bill Press -- Pity poor conservatives. They won't have Dan Rather to kick around anymore. With dignity and grace, Rather said goodbye as CBS News anchor on March 9. Was Dan more…

God save us from politics in the pulpit

by Bill Press -- Our Founding Fathers were not perfect. When writing the Constitution, they stipulated that, in order to qualify for election to the House of Representatives, a person would have more…

Sex to go: Call White House press office

by Bill Press -- If you suspect the media are guilty of a double standard when it comes to covering the White House, you're right. It's now clear, without a doubt, that more…

Long live Mr. Smith ... and the filibuster!

by Bill Press -- On almost everybody's list of all-time great American movies is Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." You know the story. A naive Scoutmaster named Jefferson Smith, played more…

Selling snake oil by telling lies about FDR

by Bill Press -- The vast right-wing conspiracy is at it again. No sooner had President Bush launched his snake-oil scheme to dismantle Social Security than the Republican tom-toms started beating: "He's more…

Bush declares war on Social Security

by Bill Press -- Thanks to a friend in Congress, I watched this year's State Of The Union address, not from the sanctity of my living room, but from the majesty of more…