Why I won't watch the debates

by Craige McMillan -- By Tuesday, the debate hype had already reached frenzied proportions on the television news stations. Television loves politics because everyone must buy ads. The consensus among the incestuous more…

The myth of the close election

by Craige McMillan -- The media have a short – or nonexistent – attention span for many topics. But with the election, not so much. The common wisdom among the Democratic elite more…

America's epitaph

by Craige McMillan -- "There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven." –Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NASV) The previous century was often referred to as more…

A 'Fairey' tale

by Craige McMillan -- "Hope and change" have finally come full-circle for at least the famous symbol's creator. According to The Smoking Gun: "Federal prosecutors want Shepard Fairey, the artist who created more…

Ann Romney's telling comment

by Craige McMillan -- I think writers are often surprised at what shows up in their writing. In fact, it's the rule in fiction – where the writer has characters determined to more…

Can Romney do it?

by Craige McMillan -- Can Romney really do it? No, I don't mean can he be elected president. I think most Americans already assume Romney will be elected president. Why, even the more…

Dems circle the wagons – and open fire

by Craige McMillan -- I must say, the Democrats' choice of former President Jimmy Carter to address their convention gives me hope. Hope for what, you ask? For one thing, hope that more…

How things really work

by Craige McMillan -- The irony of a lifetime is that it takes you most of the time allotted to figure out how things really work. There are shortcuts, of course. You more…

America is fixable? Really?

by Craige McMillan -- While ABC News seems to pick random names from the tea-party membership list to smear every time there is a national tragedy – perhaps this time we should more…

Rich, poor or middle class: Pick any 2

by Craige McMillan -- Back in the day – when I worked in the world of bits and bytes – the computer industry had an expression that served us and our clients more…