Requiem for the loony tea party

by Bill Press -- Coast to coast, the dust has settled from last Tuesday's elections, and one thing is clear. Democrats won some, Republicans won some. There were winners and losers on more…

What if Germany spied on our president?

by Bill Press -- Remember "Reach out and touch someone"? Well, President Obama did reach out and touch someone. The only problem is, the person he touched just happened to be Angela more…

The Obama team's lame excuses

by Bill Press -- It's too early to write the history of the Obama administration. But, at this point, it looks like, for the most part, that history may be summed up more…

Big loser: GOP – big winner: Ted Cruz

by Bill Press -- Whew! That was close. We almost went over the cliff, but were spared at the 11th hour by a halfhearted deal that re-opens the government – but only more…

Republican flat-earthers on debt ceiling

by Bill Press -- There are as many different opinions as there are men and women on the planet. Still, it's hard to believe what some people believe. There are those who more…

Get serious: Shut the whole thing down!

by Bill Press -- As luck would have it, I had two interesting experiences last week: visiting my granddaughter's kindergarten class and watching Republicans in the House of Representatives deal with their more…

Francis turns Vatican upside down!

by Bill Press -- With big governments, or big institutions, change occurs very slowly. You know what they say: It's like a battleship. It takes a long time to turn that baby more…

These Republicans call themselves Christians?

by Bill Press -- There were two great speeches at the 2004 Democratic Convention – and, in a way, they complemented each other. The first, by a young state senator from Illinois, more…

Can Obama earn that Nobel Peace Prize?

by Bill Press -- In his masterful portrayal of John F. Kennedy, Ted Sorensen, special counsel to the president, revealed JFK's occasional frustration with the job of president. One evening, while changing more…