Just ask those families in Colorado affected by wildfires. Or the families throughout the Midwest suffering from record droughts. Or the families in Florida threatened by rising sea levels. These families cannot afford to have a president who ignores the impacts of a changing climate.
For these reasons alone, President Barack Obama should be reelected and given a majority of Democrats in both houses of Congress.
Mitt Romney's October surprise has arrived early. It is the sad reality that his toughest decisions next year will be what color cravat to wear at his wife's next horse ballet competition and not the choices he'd hoped to make behind the Resolute desk in the Oval Office.
The Sanctity of Human Life Act, which Ryan co-sponsored, should it ever pass, would ensure that life begins at fertilization. This Bill would dash the hopes of thousands of infertile couple by criminalizing the destruction of day-old embryos.
Underneath the buttons and hats, past the strategically placed signs waving in the arena, the conventions look a lot different.
While the Republican convention may have strengthened Romney's position with the base, it did little to expand his coalition. The momentum from "You didn't build that" has been halted.
Human beings have great difficulty accepting and dwelling in such existential vulnerability. We fall into what the philosopher Martin Heidegger called idle talk.
I'd sure hate to be the anti-LGBT, anti-woman tantrum-prone cardinal following the sage, rabbinic and serenely exuberant Sister Simone Campbell at the Democratic National Convention. But Timothy Dolan did just that.
Weeks before the Democratic National Convention, I lamented the lack of women's voices slated for prime speaking roles in Charlotte, wondering aloud on these pages, "Where are the women?"
Pro-Life activists gather outside of the Democratic National Convention to rally against abortion. ...
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At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the art of hospitality, celebrity sighting, and charitable causes converged at the Patron Express ...
Who can't admit that to lead this country (or any country) is challenging and tiring and, as President Obama said so honestly Thursday night, drives a person to their knees?
Today I received an email from Dana Siegelman, sharing her sad situation--she was about to drive 485 miles to take her father, the former Governor of ...
Paul Ryan is an AK-47 of lies. He lies with a such pathological glee that even North Koreans are calling him the "Dear Misleader."
When you are bereft of constructive ideas you resort to obstruction, evidenced by the unprecedented employment of the filibuster, a sinister maneuver that unabashedly distorts its intended use by the Founding Fathers.