Mike Pence is still there. He's got a mullet, but he's there.
Everyone thinks of "It's a Wonderful Life" as a Christmas movie, but it's easy to forget that only the last half hour or
Republicans are attempting to impose a selfish belief system on a selfless American people, people like the citizens of Bedford Falls who rush to the rescue of neighbors. It won't work, just like it didn't in It's a Wonderful Life.
I've spent my life chasing fame and glory, trying to achieve great things. I've never been one to stop and smell the roses. This forced me to. I've been stunned by the outpouring of love, prayers and support.
As this challenging year ends, it is important that we commit to teaching the Mr. Potters in our lives what is truly important. If we strive to become more like George Bailey, we can solve many of our challenges.
"Financial Reform" will be a boom for people in the payday loan business. There will be many new customers who need bank-like services. It's almost like Congress implemented a plan of "Reverse Robin Hood."
This week, New Hampshire officially moved its first-in-the-nation primary to January 8, the earliest date in the state's history. With the Iowa caucuses set for January 3, presidential hopefuls will no doubt be feverishly campaigning throughout the holiday season, raising the unholy specter of a time usually devoted to goodwill toward men being dominated by the muck-raking of a tight race. Will it all bleed together? I can just picture yuletide TV classics taking on a distinctly different air: "Sure, Frosty the Snowman is a jolly, happy soul, but is he the kind of leader who will melt under pressure?" "George Bailey makes lots of promises, but when push came to shove he never did lasso the moon, did he?" It could be a very long 39 days.