How come 47 beat-up states can pare their budgets in bad times, but the bloated federal government can't?
Time for Republicans to take a deep breath and remember what the pot of gold at the end of the Election 2012 rainbow really is: the defeat of Barack Obama.
Student loans are more than fire traps for millions of American families. Trust me, they're the next subprime mortgage crisis.
Even with the greedy insurance industry and the robber financial institutions and the lineup of fat Fortune 500 pharmaceutical giants, Spirit Airlines still makes my list of Top 10 Suckiest Companies in America.
The Get-Rick-Scotters are either desperate to paint the governor as a shady backroom dealmaker or they conveniently ignored central points in the judge's order on prison privatization.
Groups like Earthjustice and Sierra Club didn't like it, but last week the Environmental Protection Agency finally listened, did the right thing and approved a state alternative to the EPA's draconian water pollution regulations proposed for Florida.
The heroes of the week, God bless them, are the stalwart judges of the 1st District Court of Appeal.
Is that Charlie Crist's old pal U.S. Sugar Corp. I see over there buying land with taxpayers' money?
If the United States government were a family, it would be making $21,700 a year, spending $38,200 and drowning in $142,710 of credit card debt.