Bill Press

08/27/2015 - 9:34pm

    The central assumption of democracy -- beyond the assumption of fair elections, which is disturbingly questionable -- is that voters are the possessors of their own "interests," and vote for the candidate most sympathetic to them.

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04/23/2015 - 12:52pm

    You must admit, it is amusing. One of the biggest complaints we've heard from Republicans about Barack Obama is: Boy, were we wrong to elect a first-term senator as president. We'll never make that mistake again!

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04/16/2015 - 5:35pm

    No doubt, you were as impressed as I was to learn that McDonald's had voluntarily adopted a pay raise for employees in its fast-food restaurants. Hey, they're not so bad after all, I naively thought. What an enlightened company. What generous and...

04/08/2015 - 11:31pm

    From the beginning of recorded history, religious zealots have performed all kinds of atrocities -- from genocide to pure bigotry -- in the name of God. And the shocking fact is, they're still at it. Today, Islamic extremists in the Middle East behead...

03/26/2015 - 8:35pm

    This quote, often attributed to Abraham Lincoln, says it best: "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." That's especially true if you're the CEO of a big business.

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03/19/2015 - 3:30pm

    What's the punishment for treason? Life in prison without parole? Death by hanging? Maybe 47 Republican senators should have thought of that before signing an open letter to the leadership of Iran.

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