The days when poker was only a backroom sport or one confined to Nevada are long gone. For at least the last decade poker has become an obsession for many Americans. In the age of poker TV and online poker was there any doubt that high stakes cards would reach the nation’s capitol? Here are a few of the D.C. tournament rules to look for:
As many predicted as soon as Obama said the words most of the folks on the right ran from the topic as soon as they could. While some conservative hardliners will try to use the Presidents understanding and compassion against him campaign professionals and pollsters inside the GOP are hoping the issue will disappear. However weddings are hard to cancel and Obama has publicly proposed to the next generation of American voters and all current generation seekers of fairness and equality. Here are a few future steps in the wedding tradition:
As I return to my key board after a bit of a break I salute the folks that keep U.S. commerce moving and remember that it is all in the delivery!
Both Fiction and non-fiction writers have used quotes to exemplify the true inner character of their subjects. Sometimes our own tongues wander forward autonomously and provide us with that very same service.
No dance I have ever seen compares to the political Cha-Cha-Cha that is seen during a political election year. Here are some hot steps to keep your eye on.
The mind in fact is the entire marketplace of the 21st century. As with the traditional market it is subject to ups and downs, low assessment, and speculation. Here are some of the mind stocks to watch today
Scrooge was forewarned that he would be visited by the ghosts that wrought his change. Here are some spirits that we should keep an eye open for.
Everybody loves the circus. The big top, the clowns, the kettle corn! The big attraction of the circus is watching a group of people performing extraordinary feats. But the circus is not limited to huge tents in distant parking lots and parks. Politics has it's entertainment value as well. Here is a guide to some of the acts that you can catch at the political circus
As the world readies itself for the holiday season it's a good time to take a breather. It is a great time to check in with family and friends and old acquaintances. It also provides a minute to check in with the political arena.
The folks that see themselves are serious analysts are now having to cover what has become a tacky reality show. Any veneer of respectability was removed when some of the GOP presidential candidates, including the current front-runner, actually agreed to be publicly question by " The Donald".
New media and the 24 hour news cycle have conspired to dilute the former concrete paths that politicians would routinely follow. Now political aspirants and their consultants find themselves standing on the wildly moving ground of today's very public debate instead of anything that resembles terra firma.
Sometimes you want vanilla. It's not fancy, its not complicated, and it does taste good. Sometimes the unvarnished straightforward facts are what is called for. No big explanations or fancy rationals. Today we go generic.