This piece does a great basic run-down of how things really work for the wealthy, and how Mickelson essentially keeps 26 cents of every dollar he earns going forward (if he is lucky). Ultimately, many don't care what guys like Phil experience from a...

My answer for a little while when people I encounter around the country ask me where I live has been, "Newport Beach". When they say, "Oh, California", I say, "No, Newport Beach". My disgust with California has not affected my love of the...

I am a sucker for new year's resolutions. I like the whole thing - evaluating the year behind and goal-setting for the year ahead. The whole thing is fun for me, but also serves as a sort of motivator and bench-marking tool in terms of...

My conservative friends who think that always holding a hard line is the best thing for the brand of Republicanism as well as my purist friends who mistake idealism for progress are BOTH wrong. I want to be on record as saying that while...

The election results of 2012, despite a few victories around the country (Heller over Berkeley in the Nevada Senate race; Jeff Flake in the Arizona Senate race; the GOP House keeping a few key seats and certainly the overall majority), were mostly an utter disaster...