No piece of the safety net is more at-risk of devastation from federal budget cuts than Medicaid, but many politicians have accepted the cynical and incorrect idea that the program serves poor people, so why stand up for it?
The contrast between a strong Democratic Party and a flaky, unstable, flip-floppy Republican Party has prompted the GOP to spend the week whining and pooping their big boy pants about how the Democrats are being so mean.
Clinton's 48-minute national policy teach-in at the Democratic Convention in Charlotte endorsing President Obama's reelection may have been the greatest piece of political oratory of the 21st century so far.
It's time for Jim Rogers and Duke Energy to dump ALEC. Thirty-eight major corporations have already left ALEC, so what is Duke waiting for? Mr. Rogers tells us that we'll know in "due time." That time is now.
Clinton's speech finally provided a clean answer to two questions the Democrats have had trouble answering: Are you better off today than you were four years ago? And how come Barack Obama didn't change Washington?
Clinton's magic, which is so woefully lacking in Obama, is his rapacious hunger for the spotlight and a genuine love of politics and politicians. Clinton absorbs it all like an addicted sponge, while Obama rejects it all like a saturated sponge.