Once the federal government passes a comprehensive immigration policy overhaul, the plethora of state laws will become obsolete. In the meantime, states are only damaging themselves.
Robert Gibbs' crucial communications role in Obama's election, how he smugly 'handled' the press during the lifeless first two years of Obama's sovereignty, tells me that when a 'spokesperson' is involved in the actual administration of a President, prevarication might ensue.
As Mike Barrett fearlessly approaches, a bunch of bees surrounds him. Although these guys are a little agitated, they're not up in arms -- yet. "I'm not afraid of the bees," Mike says.
Mo Brooks' rhetoric demonstrates what is already clear about Arizona-style bills -- they do not intend to find workable solutions to immigration. Rather, they force immigrants to live in fear, and perpetuate discrimination and intolerance.
Alabama's new anti-immigration law includes provisions that serve no purpose other than to intimidate undocumented immigrants and discourage them from...
Would baseball legend Roberto Clemente have played in next week's Major League All Star baseball game or joined a boycott in protest of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law?
Imprisoning immigrants should not be a golden goose for private corporations,
While there is a growing progressive trend supporting vetoes of radical right-wing legislation, there is a definite backlash against centrist, populist, Blue Dog-style Democrats in North Carolina and all across the South.
In light of this state's recent tornado tragedies, this year may be the very best time for Alabama to immerse itself in its rich musical heritage and allow it to wash away the sad memories of the upheaval it's just gone through.
Having just gotten back from a trip abroad where the news was dominated by the story of a politician facing severe consequences for his sexual misconduct, I opened up the pages of the American news to find... well, pretty much the same thing.
Southerners love their blues the way we New Yorkers love our Broadway. And no matter where I go in the south -- Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, I can never get enough of the raw, gritty blues.
God forbid, but should another violent twister ravage another American city the way Joplin, Missouri was hit last Sunday, we will remember this as the...
"People and animals face so many uncertainties when they are experiencing a disaster. It is crucial that others who can help, do help."
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives and other community-based organizations have emerged as critical bridges between resources and tornado victims in rural areas.
The Founding Fathers defined the boundaries of liberty and freedom. New Orleans lives them. The birthplace of jazz. The true birthplace of Rock-and-Ro...
True confession: baseball was my first love. Soon, like the American male I am, I cheated and fell hard for music. But on this shiny opening day, here's a playlist that puts my first two passions together.