After this election, where ideas and real issues are as unwelcome as is adult supervision, we'll be facing a number of formidable international problems. Here are a few practical implications of this state of affairs.
As individuals armed with homemade voter guides, we can have the same impact as a powerful interest group or a newspaper editorial board -- the power to influence and turn-out hundreds and thousands of new votes.
I got involved with Fight Back New York, because I was ready to stop letting my elected officials get away with voting against equality and justice. We've had notable successes and we're ready to have more tomorrow at the polls.
The party that controls the House of Representatives or the Senate determines the policies and direction of America. When you vote for a candidate on November 2, you are also voting for an entire party.
The list of Halliburton's crimes goes on and on. And yet, somehow, it goes on piling up profits. How? Because of its deep connections to Washington. Halliburton isn't on the ballot next Tuesday, but it might as well be.
The Harry Reid vs. Sharron Angle race typifies what is dividing Americans this election year. I just hope that voters will ask themselves: Who do you think will actually lend you a hand should things get even worse?