For too long American politicians have gotten off easy, not just from the press but from the voters as well. Because of our acquiescence, we have let the lunatics take over the asylum. The British model demonstrates that things don't have to be that way.
Think of it not as a new deal but a new devolution, an ongoing decline of quality substance, concern, and even basic awareness in public life. With th...
While Realpolitik arguments, in particular the argument for the need to co-opt Iran into a stable balance-of-power system in the Middle East, have been central to Obama's diplomatic opening to Tehran, he has also integrated an element of idealism into his approach, proposing that American "engagement" with Iran would bring about political and economic changes in that country.
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It is just two weeks into the 2016 Presidential campaign and Democrats have ceded their nomination to Hillary Clinton. They better hope that she and Bill have good answers to the questions that are going to be coming their way. We could be in for a long year.
As we prepare to enter "the silly season," backers of Hillary Rodham Clinton should think seriously about what and whom they are backing.
Due to the good journalism of Colombia Reports as well as FAIR, there has been some attention given to the scandal of U. S. military and military contractors sexually assaulting young women and girls in Colombia.
It appears that the Democrats in Name Only Who Bought into Slick Willie Clinton's promotion of NAFTA two decades ago have done an about-face--or perhaps were run out of office?
I write today to challenge what is fast becoming conventional wisdom in the political world -- in particular, the notion that Hillary Clinton really needs a strong primary challenge to "toughen her up" for the upcoming race with whomever the Republicans decide upon. When you deconstruct the logic behind this idea, however, it falls apart.
The fanfare around Hillary Clinton's nomination has been at a fervor for months. Unquestionably she stands as the likely next Democratic presidential nominee Yet, the question remains: Will Black America turn out in support?
Even if our democracy didn't face terrorist threats, our schools should borrow from the best practices described at the Murrah anniversary symposiums for proactive methods of diverting alienated young persons from the narratives that justify violence.
Even if people absolutely, insanely despise her, or more fairly make a rational argument against the value of any of her "official" public service, nobody can deny that Hillary Clinton has achieved the rarest of statuses, that of a living legend.
You can count me as one of your biggest fans, and a huge supporter of your bid for the presidency. You've probably got some of the best, most highly paid political consultants planning your every move, but stop listening to them. I already don't like what I see.
And so it begins. Hillary Clinton is now officially in the race for the White House. Her announcement, like pretty much everything else about her upcoming campaign, will be microscopically analyzed within an inch of its life.
Why on earth did Hillary Clinton hide when announcing her well-known intention to seek, for the second time, the White House? Why would she mandate her campaign chairman, former Bill Clinton's chief of staff, to announce her decision through social media rather than doing it herself?
I am a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton for president, but here is my warning to her: American voters don't want to be sold a "new Hillary," which is reminiscent of an earlier politician whose handlers invented the term "new Nixon."