May 31, 2012 Mitt Romney celebrated his victory in Texas' GOP presidential primary on Tuesday by appearing at a fundraiser with Donald Trump. Jeff Parker thinks the "The Donald" is a drag on the Romney campaign, while Mike Lester wonders whether President Obama has an ally he might consider dropping.
May 30, 2012 Bad behavior on Wall Street has been causing a stir, with JPMorgan's $2 billion loss, as well as Facebook's bumpy IPO. Lisa Benson sees the shenanigans as the fault of the current administration, while Randall Enos sees roots that go back decades.
May 29, 2012 When Time published its May 21 edition, it created controversy and launched a thousand parodies. Rather than using the cover to score partisan political points Nate Beeler and Mike Lester ask, what about the children?
May 28, 2012 Gary Varvel and Jeff Parker show their respect for those who gave their lives in America's wars.
May 27, 2012 Lawsuits and investigations over Facebook's stock crash have already begun. Nick Anderson sees it as another example of questionable Wall Street practices while Chip Bok sees a way out for the average investor.
May 26, 2012 This week's NATO meeting ended with an exit strategy for Afghanistan. Jeff Danziger is no fan of France's plan to withdraw its troops earlier than planned, and Hajo De Reijger wonders if financially strapped countries can meet their obligations.
May 25, 2012 In two days of voting the people of Egypt took the first steps in picking their next president. Emad Hajjaj celebrates the historic achievement, while Luojie wonders if democracy has the answer for the country's woes.
May 24, 2012 Despite criticisms from his own party, President Obama has continued his focus on Mitt Romney's years at Bain Capital. While Rick McKee thinks the president's attacks have misfired, Jeff Danziger thinks they're right on the money.
May 23, 2012 Both President Obama and Mitt Romney have been embarrassed by their supporters. Gary Varvel examines the fate of Democrat Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, N.J., and an Obama ally, who defended Romney's involvement in Bain Capital. Chris Weyant wonders if the former Massachusetts governor can control his supporters who are set on personally attacking the president.
May 22, 2012 The average cost of a college education at a private institution is approaching $40,000 a year. Clay Bennett imagines the weight of edu-debt on graduates entering the job market, while Mike Peters assesses their prospects.
May 21, 2012 The trials of John Edwards and Roger Clemens are likely to end soon. Regardless of their respective outcomes, R.J. Matson and Gary Varvel believe the court of public opinion has already rendered its verdict.
May 20, 2012 George W. Bush endorsed Mitt Romney this week. Pat Bagley and Steve Kelley can't decide whose campaign it benefits the most.
May 19, 2012 The IPO for Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook established the company's value at $104 billion. Joe Heller sees more hot air than actual value, and while Chris Weyant decries the stock market as glorified gambling, is our own piece of the action all we really want?
May 18, 2012 Greece has been unable to form a government and is likely to hold new elections. Tom Janssen doesn't think things are likely to improve no matter who's running the country, while John Cole finds that Greeks have found a new way of voting with their feet.