Climate change puts us all at risk -- the 47 percent, the 99 percent and the 1 percent -- whether our state is red or blue. We need a president who understands what's happening to our world and will act -- and has acted -- to address this grave and gathering threat.
With only a day left before Election Day, states need to step up and educate voters about their voting laws. Every voter deserves clear information about what they need to do to vote, and this responsibility lies with local election officials. Our democracy depends on it.
Obama's America is doing better. With all this, who needs Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to come and ruin four years of real progress?
Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent, we're all in this together. Values can be our guide.
Today America is suffering, America is afraid, America is caught in the mimicry of its history, of its democracy; But the truth is, America has a fantastic capacity to face new challenges and to be born again out of its ashes.
We can all hope the election will allow voters a voice in matters of consequence and that 2012 outcomes will not end up in the hands of lawyers and judges.
Isn't it a problem that regardless of who becomes president, less than a quarter of what he says is true? Dishonesty and politics are so commonly associated that most Americans expect politicians to lie.
With the elections behind us, the "honeymoon" will be very short as Latinos will come to the administration with very high expectations of being heard more than in the first term.
My message to young people across this country is that this election will directly impact your lives in so many ways -- get involved with election and participate in the democratic process.
Partisan differences themselves are a trap, because they serve largely to factionalize society so that it's hopelessly divided and unable to resist a unified establishment whose interests are at variance with those of the public.
With the U.S. presidential election only days away, I thought it would be fun for my first blog to share some of my predictions about the big day. I practice Vedic astrology, which originated in India over 5,000 years ago and is the world's oldest form of astrology.
The polls over the last few months tell a story of the changing moods of American voters, driven by specific events though the consistently point to Obama having an advantage in the Electoral College.
To employ the vernacular used in my day job teaching college students, I give Obama a generous B- grade. Meanwhile, the rapacious capitalist-turned-candidate Romney earns a solid F and makes Obama look quite good in comparison.