Watching Charlie Sheen's outbursts is a great entertainment for Americans. Here is a guy who has it all, fame, fortune, a great career and it is all crashing in on him because of addiction. We all know that Charlie Sheen is one 911 call from the morgue. He has made the ambulance trip before, and he doesn't see it coming. Denial is a classic symptom of drug addiction. Here is Charlie in his own words ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Charlie Sheen was fired from CBS's Two and a Half Men by Warner Brothers Monday after two weeks of crazy behavior. He's unemployed. If he hadn't had to give up his twin boys last week to Child Services he'd have had to give them up this week for a tank of gas. The White House considered tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to increase U.S. oil supplies and ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? The GAO reported Tuesday the current U.S. education system wastes billions using redundant programs. Forget classwork. China can never challenge us in satellite warfare as long as our educational system keeps churning out the world's best video game players. Britain threatened Moammar Khadaffi with a no-fly zone Monday and France threatened him with an arms embargo, while Germany threatened him with an economic blockade. The U.S. delivered ...
The U.S. economy often reacts a lot like a colicky baby that requires constant adjustments to exactly what and how much of something is going in one end so that the right thing comes out on the other without a lot of trouble.
Recently I crossed the threshold from fact-based reality into a bastion of Obama-loving denial. In other words, I went to one of the local public elementary schools.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Col. Moammar Khadaffi refused to step down Friday and he ordered Libyans to sing and dance in the streets. His military rank is not a real title. Forty years ago he received the honorary title of "colonel" for inventing a secret recipe for Southern fried goats. Khadaffi mystified the world Tuesday by going on television and blaming the revolt on Osama bin Laden slipping LSD into his ...
I'm going to bankrupt this country by any means necessary, and if you try to stop me or slow me down, I'll shut the government down and blame it on you.
Thuggish, "community organizing" politics showed up in Wisconsin after Commander-in-Chief President Obama, deployed his Organizing for America (OFA) troops to inject protestors into the Wisconsin budget debate Obama describes as an "assault on unions."
The turmoil and shocking thuggery we are now witnessing in Madison, Wis. is at a level seldom seen in America in this era.
"If we do this - change the date of the Washington holiday celebration - 10 years from now our school children will not know what Feb. 22 means. They will not know or care when George Washington was born. They will know that in the middle of February they will have a three-day weekend for some reason. This will come."
On Feb. 11, CBS Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan was in Tahrir Square covering the celebration after Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak announced that he would step down.
Chances are you're serving up some home-grown dinner on your kitchen table tonight. Kansas farmers and ranchers consistently rank at the top in wheat, sorghum and beef production, with corn and soybeans following close behind. We even have a few folks growing cotton now. Kansas farmers produce this not just for us, but for millions around the globe who depend on us for a safe and affordable food and fiber supply. In fact, Kansas exports ...
We sure could use some more romance right about now - particularly among our younger people.
One of the major concerns coming from conservatives following the mid-term elections was whether or not the new, Republican-led Congress would stick to their espoused principles once in power.
A recurrent cry among Republicans during their successful campaign to take control of the House of Representatives was for greater transparency in the workings of Congress. Frequently citing the closed-door process by which elements of the healthcare legislation were approved, newly elected members pledged to make their deliberations more open to public scrutiny.
On April 2, 2013, the Associated Press announced amendments to its style book, effectively banning the use of the word "illegal" to describe a person as in "an illegal immigrant." This announcement was followed by similar pronouncements from other news sources, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Denver Post.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
Here's a little game I invented the other day after phoning the water company to complain about my bill and hearing an overly-chipper woman say, "Hi, Peter. How may I help you?"
My son Gideon (age nine) assures me that he will be a good father someday, but will that be an empty accomplishment? In another 20 years or so will there even be a Father's Day?
Quick: someone call a chiropractor for California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa. He's overreached so far his arm may separate from his shoulder. Even some key figures in his party are suggesting he needs an adjustment. F-a-s-t.
HOLLYWOOD--God bless America, and how's everybody?
Washington, D.C., is in the grip of scandals, the economy is stumbling and a host of other challenges are weighing me down - which is why I prefer to dwell on more obscure subjects, such as a battle raging behind the scenes over the 2020 Olympics.
Since the Obama administration has confessed to spying on journalists at the Associated Press and Fox News, have you noticed there are more stories about the Obama scandals in the news?
As amateur news hounds gain power and influence through social media, the definition of "journalist" has ripened for philosophical debate. But now it's becoming a legal issue – one that could hamper efforts to protect the news profession at the very time federal lawmakers are awakening to the need to do so.