"Et tu, GOP?" tweeted writer and comedian Stephen Kruiser upon watching the Republicans cave to President Obama's so-called "fiscal cliff" tax and spending hikes. "Kidding, I knew you had the knife."
A famous Texan, billionaire Ross Perot, once described the prospect of American jobs being lost overseas as a "giant sucking sound." How sad it will be if that colorful phrase is soon applied to the Formula One career of Lewis Hamilton that is vanishing down the same black hole that swallowed Michael Schumacher's comeback.
Despite the vast ideological landscapes and political freedoms that set the United States apart from much of world, the 2012 presidential election has been, like so many American elections of the past 150 years, ultimately a two-party contest.
It feels good to take a stand on principle. Knowing you've done the right thing for the right reason brings a feeling of satisfaction; third-party advocates thrive on this emotional response. The problem is, voting for an alternative candidate is rarely the right thing to do.
American broadcasters may overlook third-party presidential hopefuls but not Russia TV and Al-Jazeera, which plan to air an alternative U.S. presidential debate on Tuesday that will possibly reaching millions of viewers here and abroad.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus predicted Sunday that Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be a "nonfactor" on Election Day.
The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, the largest TV audience for a presidential debate since 1992.
H. Ross Perot is again getting down to brass tacks _ this time in print.
H. Ross Perot is getting down to brass tacks again — this time in print.