Obama's singular accomplishment

by Craige McMillan -- While Mr. Obama has brought an impressive array of "firsts" to the Oval Office, there is one area where he will be long remembered. I'm thinking in terms more…

It's the Roaring '20s in government

by Craige McMillan -- History often repeats itself. Rarely, however, does it do so in the way we expect. The Roaring Twenties were, at least in the cities, about booming financial markets more…

The NSA, Big Sis and internment camps

by Craige McMillan -- Four years ago at this time, there was an intense presidential primary election campaign under way. Democrats were fighting it out between Hillary Clinton (also known as Bill's more…

A new national anthem

by Craige McMillan -- In light of the last several years, I think it's time we acknowledge that "The Star Spangled Banner" no longer reflects who we have become as a nation. more…

Race-baiting: Only healthy industry in U.S.

by Craige McMillan -- The race-baiting industry seems to be one of the few manufacturing industries growing in America anymore. Everyone from Barack Obama to Trayvon's mom seem to be scurrying around more…

Will Romney end the age of insanity?

by Craige McMillan -- On Monday, a story appeared in CNN reporting that routine traffic stops in North Miami Beach, Fla., frequently find evidence in the vehicle of tax fraud. The police more…

How you'll pay for Obama's campaign

by Craige McMillan -- The big financial news today was Greg Smith, the top-level Goldman Sachs executive who resigned after 12 years with the firm. He distributed his resignation letter via the more…

Congress – not president – is the problem

by Craige McMillan -- I see that Dennis Kucinich was unclogged from his congressional seat in Super Tuesday's primary election, with Joe the Plumber winning the Republican nomination for the Democrat's seat. more…

Why the elites fear a prosperous America

by Craige McMillan -- At some point during the Clinton presidency, a friend said something that I found curious. "The rich," he said during a political discussion, "fear the middle class and more…

When Logic and Reason died – and no one notice

by Craige McMillan -- Perhaps you missed this small death notice, published recently on an obscure page of the Times: "Logic and his twin brother, Reason, passed away quietly the same afternoon. more…