| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:35 AM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- A confident-sounding Mitt Romney mocked his rival's campaign Friday, hours after the release of disappointing jobs numbers put Democrats on the defensive.
At a fund-raiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, Romney joked...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:25 PM
On Friday, a very large and truly historic event took place here in Newport Beach. But you would never know it from reading the Daily Pilot the next morning ("Visit has satire, support," June 2).
The Romney Victory Committee, made up of many Newport...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
As a serial entrepreneur who has created hundreds and hundreds of jobs over my career, I'm going to share with you a fact that might prove a bit shocking to some.
Entrepreneurs don't start companies to create jobs. Rather, they start companies to make...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"In the Treasury we do not speak of tons of silver. Our unit is the troy ounce."
That was the response from some bureaucrat when Leslie Groves, the man who oversaw the Manhattan Project, sought thousands of tons of silver to be turned into electrical...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Was that a State of the Union address or was it President Barack Obama's first big campaign speech of 2012? It certainly sounded like the latter, but given the state of Washington, what else could we expect? His opening lines, a tribute to the soldiers...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:41 AM
President Obama's State of the Union speech to Congress last night focused largely on jobs, taxes and income inequality, but it had plenty of red meat in it for those concerned about energy and the environment.
He vowed to continue to push for "clean...
| Jan 25, 2012
Ever have the sense a political statement wasn't all-true?
As our digital ambassador Colonel Tribune shared links to our coverage and "live-tweeted" President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, PolitiFact provided real-time fact...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington.
The commission voted 8 to...