Mitt Romney Believes in Corporate America

Mitt Romney Believes in Corporate America

At an Iowa campaign stop in August, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a startling assertion. Asked about his refusal to raise taxes on corporations while millions of Americans are struggling to make ends meet, he replied, “Corporations are...
Gridlock and Bedlam

Gridlock and Bedlam

My friend Richard is a little crazy and very smart. He spends his days filling the Internet with screeds and rants on his favorite subject — the continuing collapse of our society. I’d tell you his last name, but if you wrote him, you’d get his scary...
So You Think You Can be President?

So You Think You Can be President?

In a country with a functional political system, Rick Perry’s presidential candidacy would be laughed out of the room. I mean, really. This is the 21st century, right? It’s the information age. Is it reasonable to take seriously a candidate who...
Mitt Romney’s Mexican Roots

Mitt Romney’s Mexican Roots

As a Latino, family heritage is important to me. I believe we can all learn from the journeys of our ancestors. For some, these may have involved crossing the border without papers, seeking freedom from persecution, or fleeing the violence of revolution. These...