With the Vice-Presidential debate behind us, all that remains of the mano-a-mano matchups before Election Day are the final two presidential debates.
According to a Pew research poll, before the first presidential debate, 51 percent of respondents believed that President Barack Obama would win. Many of us were surprised at his dismal performance, but perhaps we shouldn’t have been. Read More
Since 1851, the holder of the America’s Cup trophy has lost only four times. The structure of the race requires challengers to compete against each other to determine who will go head to head with the champion. While teams exhaust themselves vying for a chance to race the incumbent, the team with the trophy need only worry about the final race. Read More
San Francisco’s most famous holder of curious signs has a sponsorship deal with online entertainment website Laughing Squid, from which he nets about $600 monthly, he said. Chu, 51, firmly believes that of approximately 785.2 trillion galaxies in the universe, exactly 12 of them are “guilty.”Please explain about the 12 guilty galaxies. Why are they guilty? They are friends with Bill Clinton and embezzled my money from when I was a movie star. Read More
The weakest part of our political system is the presidential nomination process. And it's not coincidental that it's the part of the federal system that finds least guidance in the Constitution.
There is no provision in the Constitution that says that Iowa and New Hampshire vote first. The idea of giving any two states a preferred position in the process of choosing a president would surely have struck the Framers as unfair. Read More
The weakest part of our political system, by a considerable margin, is the presidential nominating process. It tends to exclude from consideration those with the greatest experience in what is uniquely the president's responsibility, foreign policy and military strategy. Read More