America is changing. So too is the rest of the world. But will America's internal changes carry broader implications for its role in the world, the influence and power it wields, and the foreign policy choices it makes?
As oral arguments over California Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act begin before the Supreme Court, I can't help feeling that marriage equality will soon follow indecency and rock and roll into the halls of blasé consensus.
The term American exceptionalism and its meaning have evolved over many generations. What it may have meant in the past is not important, what it has come to mean today though, threatens to cripple our future.
Four years later, these remain the best reasons for my decisions, which I don't regret. However, it is mortifying to find that there aren't more substantive reasons for supporting this administration, and a negative reason for changing my vote to the other side.
Is there a way to review the campaign issues without the spin? My colleagues at Atigeo and I created a way to bring big data analysis of the social media feeds of the candidates and their respective party's content to the electorate. No spin and no sales.
We, the people, consistent with our nation's founding principles and in keeping with our sacred duties, in national association declare our independence from the politics of the two major political parties.
We are a nation of 74 million kids. But because kids don't vote, don't host shows on Fox or MSNBC, don't run PACs or host fundraisers, their priorities simply aren't met in Washington, D.C. or the states.