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Wait 'Til Next Time

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


How Ignorant Are We?

Jonathan Haber | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Haber

As for accusations of stupidity directed at the public by those the public did not vote for, I would guess this involves a biased set of evaluators using selective data to help them find ways to look outward, rather than inward, when trying to explain their most recent political catastrophe.

In Praise of the American People

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

The majority of American voters chose to make the election about something substantive, their own commitment to a world of social justice, environmental sanity, peace, generosity, and kindness, and thus to vote for candidates who were closer to these goals than the Republicans.

GOP Not Allowed to Talk About the "Will of the Public"

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

You'll excuse me now if I'm not buying the sudden increased interest the GOP has in listening to the American people. They never for one second respected the results of the 2008 election.

Followers And Leaders

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

American citizens cannot decide whether they want to vote for followers or leaders. While decrying the lack of leadership in America, they punish elected officials who take unpopular but forward looking stands.

The Crucial Question for President Obama: Will He Keep the Rising American Electorate Engaged?

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

If Obama and his allies in Congress can continue to inspire the faith of historically under-participating Americans, then he will succeed both in enacting their agenda and expanding the electorate.

Why We Vote For The Happiest Cavemen

Rick Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Foster

Our attraction to certain personal characteristics is integral to how we evolved as humans. How do we leap from prehistoric clan success to modern day presidential politics?

Facts: Campaign Collateral Damage

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

The elementary school I attended as kid in Brooklyn was located in a "mixed" neighborhood --- which in the early 1940s meant Irish, Italian and Jews. ...

Obama Nation An Abomination

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

Corsi's New York Times bestseller status is mentioned like some imprimatur to the book's veracity rather than introducing his book as the right wing tactic, Swiftboating.