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Wiped? Back to Work

Wendy Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wendy Block

This past Sunday I ran for re-election as a Delegate to the California Democratic Party. I was on the Progressive Slate, from the 42nd Assembly District which covers parts of LA and the San Fernando Valley.

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?

On Principle, The Presidency Is Not for Average Folk

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

We have become a wistful electorate, intoxicated by the elixir of irresponsibility that I can only guess traces back to the gee-whiz, by golly folksiness of Gerry Ford.

Sarah Palin and Women With Too Many Kids

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

A society that does not respect the elderly and does not love babies is a society that has seriously lost its moorings.

The Education of a Cipher

Bill Parent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Parent

Real learning of complicated stuff takes time. Governor Sarah Palin has enrolled in a crash course called John McCain's Domestic and Foreign Policies. You cannot skip steps.

Biden Travels to St. Louis

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cindy Letchworth

The ability to rationalize nearly kept me from meeting history in person. Luckily, I was able to overcome myself and in a flurry of activity made it just in time.

Is Sarah Palin "Mainstream" on Guns?

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A closer examination of her background reveals that Palin has embraced views on gun ownership that are ideologically extreme even by the standards of gun rights advocates.

McCain's Warped Worldview

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

A lesson McCain should have learned is that the world is a complex place, that today's enemies may be tomorrow's negotiating partners -- as Obama has at times dared to suggest.

Gotta Be There At Invesco Field

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

Yes, I admit I'm caught up in Obamamania. I have been one of the fans (as the McCain campaign likes to describe me) ever since I saw Obama speak in January at Denver University.

Cindy Sheehan Makes It On Ballot To Challenge Nancy Pelosi!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Now comes the true test for the progressive movement. Will progressives who vehemently oppose Nancy Pelosi's failed Congressional leadership come forward to help Cindy Sheehan challenge Pelosi for her seat in San Francisco's 8th Congressional District? I know I will.

Female Pols Mount Record Number of 'Comeback' Bids

Allison Stevens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Stevens

Unlike men, women still are reluctant to put themselves forward as candidates without first climbing the political ladder, often from the bottom rung, and don't throw their hats into the ring unless asked to.

What Makes McCain Tick?

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Will the real John McCain stand up? Actually, I don't expect him to, now that he is the Republican presidential candidate, he is pandering to the irrationalities that drive his party.

Former NY Gov. Pataki Endorses McCain

The Journal | Joseph Spector | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After staying politically silent for months, former Gov. George Pataki will endorse Arizona Sen. John McCain at a news conference this afternoon at Gr...