Published March 11, 2010
Right or left, the electorate is done with professionally prevaricating politicians.
Published February 24, 2010
The Republican minority in Congress is making hay out of a straw issue.
Published January 06, 2010
Democrats may be dropping out but does the electorate believe the GOP is ready to lead?
Published October 26, 2009
Is NBC's Artist-in-Residence program with Bon Jovi little more than a euphemism for "multichannel promotional deal?" What happens if, in a shrinking media market, the idea catches on?
Published June 25, 2009
In a very real sense, Michael Jackson was not so much the "man in the mirror" as a reflection of America's enduring and embarrassing national obsession with celebrity and fame.
Published April 21, 2009
By Leonard JacobsWriter/Political Commentator/Editor, "The Clyde Fitch Report"
Dear Miss California:
I will not scream at you, castigate you for your stupidity or label you "ignorant" for what you said at the Miss USA Pageant.
Published April 14, 2009
Tomorrow there will be anti-tax tea parties held all across the country. These events should be intended to express concern not just over President Obama's stimulus package, which I support, but more broadly our government's bipartisan addiction to spending.
Published February 18, 2009
The proactive and progressive nature of President Obama's plan should give Senator McCain a bit of pause, for it was he, let's recall, who placed squarely within the center of the national spotlight his belief that the recovery of economy would not be possible without the immediate stabilization of the housing market.
Published February 04, 2009
As of today, more than 224,000 people have signed a petition asking President Obama to create a Secretary of the Arts. I signed the petition, but reservedly: At the federal level, I prefer the arts to stay depoliticized.
Published January 02, 2009
My 2009 Wish List
1) An end, or at least the beginning of the end, to the recession. My fear, though, is that 2008 is a mere prelude to the real pain of 2009.