Bill Hobbs is a former Tennessee Republican Party communications director who has a quarter century of experience in journalism, media relations, communications, and politics.

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August 29, 2012, 5:40 PM EDT
The Huffington Post criticizes the list of speakers at the Republican National Convention - because too many of the party's rising stars speaking in Tampa are NOT white males
August 27, 2012, 9:33 AM EDT
The Democratic convention will feature the president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the president of NARL Pro-Choice America, and activist Sandra Fluke.
August 23, 2012, 11:41 AM EDT
Romney and Ryan are saying that increased domestic energy production will fuel - pardon the pun - their American job-creating machine. Are they nuts?
August 20, 2012, 10:48 AM EDT
The New York Times warns darkly that the United States is becoming increasingly dependent on oil from Saudi Arabia due to a lack of "infrastructure."
August 16, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT
Even the shooting at the Family Research Council hasn't deterred the Left from hateful rhetoric aimed at conservative Christians who oppose gay marriage.
April 16, 2012, 2:33 PM EDT
Ann Romney sent her first tweet on the evening of April 11, not long after Democratic Party insider and communications strategist Hilary Rosen declared on CNN that Romney, who chose as her career to stay home and raise her and Mitt's five sons, had “never worked a day in her life.”
April 12, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT
Watching the fallout over Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen's denigration of stay-at-home moms, I can't help be transported back in time to the 1970s, to a day I'll never forget, because of something my hardworking, stay-at-home mom, did.
April 12, 2012, 10:26 AM EDT
It's classic good news-bad news: The pain at the gas pump may be easing a bit - because the economy isn't growing very fast and people who don't have jobs to drive to don't buy as much gasoline.
April 10, 2012, 11:04 AM EDT
Barack Obama's favorite pastor is baaaaaaack, and he's on a mission to make sure America knows the truth (or his version of it) about Thomas Jefferson – and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
April 6, 2012, 9:33 AM EDT
The Washington Post is troubled that Mitt Romney's financial disclosure - which meets the requirements of federal law for candidates for federal office - doesn't let them know where every penny of his money is invested.
April 5, 2012, 9:49 AM EDT
Election Day is still seven months away, but President Barack Obama may have no more than four months to reverse the impact of high gas prices on how voters feel about his economic stewardship.
April 4, 2012, 1:26 PM EDT
As for compromise, Obama's definition of it is, "agree to do it my way or you're not compromising."
April 3, 2012, 9:17 AM EDT
It says so right there on the BloombergBusinessWeek website's Politics&Policy blog, with the headline, "The Supreme Court May Give Mitt Romney a $479,000 Tax Cut."
March 31, 2012, 3:09 PM EDT
Columnist Peggy Noonan has finally figured out what many of us here in what she calls "the broad, stable, nonradical, non-birther right" have known since mid-2008: You can't trust Barack Obama.
March 29, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT
The woefully-sluggish Obama economic recovery is being driven partly by two economics sectors: one long thought dead and the other improving despite the best efforts of the Obama administration to kill it.
March 29, 2012, 12:28 PM EDT
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is quoted as saying that she and her fellow Democrats will respect the Supreme Court's decision on Obamacare, whatever it may be.
March 28, 2012, 12:04 PM EDT
The companies that administer two key college entrance exams have adopted new measures arguably designed to decrease participation in the tests - and, ultimately, enrollment in colleges in university - by minority and elderly students.
March 26, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT
There didn't appear to be an algae pump at the Shell station so I went ahead and put $61.63 worth of regular unleaded into my tank and drove away, thinking back to Obama's speeches during the 2008 campaign.
March 23, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT
On this day in 1775, Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me Liberty! Or give me death!" speech to the Virginia convention at St. John's Church in Richmond. On this day two years ago, Democrats delivered Obamacare.
March 16, 2012, 10:25 AM EDT
“Researchers at UCLA are studying the habits of middle-class families,” reports the Wall Street Journal today, “asking intriguing questions like why are American kids so helpless and dependent?” Here are a few reasons.