Friday Talking Points [354] -- Following The Trump Whirlwind

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Welcome back, everyone. This column went on hiatus last week, so we could attend Netroots Nation. So we’ve got two whole weeks to cover today, just to warn everyone in . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [354] — Following The Trump Whirlwind

Friday Talking Points [353] -- Donald Trump, Frontrunner

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Yes, it’s strange but true — Donald Trump is now a frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president. That’s a pretty breathtaking place for the Republican Party to find itself in, . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [353] — Donald Trump, Frontrunner

Friday Talking Points [352] -- Always Twirling For Freedom!

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It’s officially a holiday since tomorrow’s the nation’s birthday and all, but since this column took a vacation last week, we thought we’d better get a new column out today. . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [352] — Always Twirling For Freedom!

Friday Talking Points [351] -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

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It’s been a rollercoaster week in the political world, beginning with Hillary Clinton shifting the gears of her campaign by holding her first big rally, which was immediately followed by the . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [351] — Racist Domestic Terrorism

Friday Talking Points [350] -- Bernie Sanders Shows Democrats What

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We begin with a story which is just ripe for mixing a few metaphors: The Iowa Republican Party just announced today that they are . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [350] — Bernie Sanders Shows Democrats What “Family Values” Should Mean

Friday Talking Points [348] -- Double Standards And Hypocrisy

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We’re going to begin today with a rather loaded question. How much attention do you think the media should be paying towards a presidential nominee who is right now getting . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [348] — Double Standards And Hypocrisy

Friday Talking Points [347] -- Spinning Straw (Polls) Into Gold

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It’s one of those rare weeks in Washington where Congress deigns to actually do their job and vote on some stuff… before lapsing back into their default status, which . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [347] — Spinning Straw (Polls) Into Gold

Friday Talking Points [346] -- Is That Your Final Answer, Jeb?

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Jeb Bush, is that your final answer? Sure you wouldn’t like to phone a friend, or maybe just get the audience’s reaction first?

Heh. OK, we fully admit . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [346] — Is That Your Final Answer, Jeb?

Friday Talking Points [345] -- Giggles The Pig For Mayor!

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When it comes to the 2016 field of Republican presidential candidates, the rule of thumb this time around is obviously going to be “the more, the merrier!” The number of . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [345] — Giggles The Pig For Mayor!

Friday Talking Points [341] -- Jeb Bush, Hispanic?

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So, apparently, Jeb Bush used to think he was Hispanic. At least, that’s the box he checked when he registered to vote, a few years back. While it immediately created . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [341] — Jeb Bush, Hispanic?