Obama's fairy dust

by Barbara Simpson -- What does leadership look like? Barack Obama. Why? Because he's more inclusive, he's compassionate, he listens. The women who said that last week are clearly in Obama's thrall. more…

Newt's new drug for America

by Ellen Ratner -- This week, the president is having his first health-care summit. He has proposed changes in the budget for what he calls a down payment for future health care. more…

America votes for death

by Janet Porter -- As I have written in the last two weeks, those who voted for Obama got change, all right. Socialism is change. Government takeover of health care is change. more…

New filthy word: 'Sin'

by Ellen Makkai -- Saints preserve us! We in Colorado have a new conversational no-no, another s-word. And it's not an updated colloquialism for poop. If you want to toss a verbal more…

Renewing the 'Old Deal'?

by Joseph Farah -- Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them. For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief. Through wisdom is an more…

Tea time in the U.S.

by Doug Powers -- When you're boiling water to make some tea, the water doesn't immediately hit a rolling boil. It all starts with one bubble. That's what the "tea parties" last more…

Comes the dawn

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Era of big government

by Craig R. Smith -- The White House has titled the new Obama budget, "The Era of Responsibility." Yet, even to the casual observer, the "Era of Big Government" would be more appropriate more…

Obama + Congress = Economic chaos

by Chuck Norris -- Ronald Reagan was right, "Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate more…