I say this in the most sincere way possible: Get over yourselves.
While we steam toward bankruptcy, Republicans are focusing on loose change under couch cushions.
No generation has received more validation than the one currently in high school and college.
Its pretty simple: When dealing with a police officer, dont be a jackass.
Mainstream media has expended much ink over the size and varying quality of the Republican presidential field, and in some respects this is correct.
Its been a slow news week. Nothing much has happened. Sure, Iran is moving ever closer to a nuclear weapon, several more candidates have announced a run for the White House, and there was a major debate about government spying on the American people. But all that and much more was trumped by a celebrity news story because, well, the mainstream media is awful.
I met Andrew Breitbart almost a decade ago at a party. All I knew about him was that he worked for Matt Drudge, and Tucker Carlson told me I had to meet him. Tucker wasnt at the party, but he knew Andrew would be and made me promise Id introduce myself. I did, and I did.
The black community is home to the presidents greatest supporters, unwavering in its loyalty. So many of the hopes of the past, present and future were vested in him in a way that is incomprehensible to anyone outside that community. And Barack Obama failed them in monumental ways.
Lets be honest: It is just an unfortunate fact that Hillary Clinton stands a good chance of becoming the next president of the United States.
I had difficulty deciding what to write about for todays column. Its kind of been a slow news week, which means there are going to be a million columns about the fact Hillary Clinton took five questions from reporters.
It wasnt exactly a stop the presses! moment, but it was still a little surprising. George Stephanopoulos, former White House communications director under President Bill Clinton and ABC News chief news anchor, donated one and one half times the average American income to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation.
Im quite happy being who I am, and I assume you are too. But if you had to be someone else, even for a day, you couldnt do much better than being a Clinton.
What was surprising was the reaction to the attempted mass murder and how the blame went to those targeted for death more than the would-be killers.
Imagine a world where you can be punished for simply offending someone. That world exists, and people are paying thousands of dollars a semester for the privilege of walking on eggshells for four years. But its not just colleges where these delicate flowers grow; the outrage brigade is everywhere.
In the 1980s there was a TV show called Not Necessarily The News on HBO that featured something called sniglets.
Having lived in Baltimore for 13 years and working now as host of a daily radio show on WBAL, the biggest station in the state, Ive seen first hand the destruction of the past week, and the past few years. Having grown up in Detroit, Ive seen what lies further down the road my city is traveling, and its not pretty.
You are going to hear a lot about money in politics in the coming year and a half. Not just the amounts of donations to various campaigns and Super PACs, but about the very concept of money in politics.
Democrats think they have the issue of the 2016 election: income inequality. The theory is that so few Americans control so much of the wealth in the country that the rest of us, the 99 percent, will rise up and demand fairness.
Its going to be a crowded field for the Republican nomination for president.
Unless you live under a rock, youve heard by now that Hillary Clinton is running for president.
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