There is a vital question to be answered in this pluralistic and diverse nation - Who is your neighbor? Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton's answers to the question will be revealing. The soul and character of the United States of America depends on how we answer this question.
Last night (July 25, 2016) opened a new week of politics with a notably more positive and hopeful tone - and our TV screens were filled with a wonderf...
If Democrats come together now, we can make a brighter future for everyone. But if we allow anything to divide us now -- when we face this greatest opportunity and threat? Our children, and our children's children, will rue this day forever.
Many parts of America are in crisis, and whatever happens come November, a large percentage of the population is going to be angrier than it is now.
The convention thus highlighted an important political and social trend: the religious right's decades-long culture war against LGBTQ people has finally lost its power and relevance, even with much of the Republican base.
As someone who voted for Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary, I want to make a pitch to the “Bernie or Bust” crowd as t...
Within his speech pushing for unity with Clinton, Bernie Sanders stated “I look forward to your votes during the roll call on Tuesday night.&rd...
'Donald Trump's a bad guy.' 'Well, he's not exactly a bad guy, Honey.' So began this morning's unusual political debate. It wasn't unusual for me to be involved in a debate but my opponent was intransigent. He's three. He's my grandson.
Even with the rocky start, the Democratic Convention offered a more positive outlook for the country. Perhaps time will heal all wounds for even the most ardent Sanders supporters.
Day One of the Democratic National Convention is now over, and tonight seemed designed to allow Bernie Sanders supporters to vent their frustrations, given the lineup of speakers.
In the media, Donald Trump and his allies have sought to "appeal" to Bernie Sanders supporters. But at GOP rallies and in Congressional votes, it's a different story.
What a humbling, exhilarating experience to be a convention delegate and serve on the platform committee for your political party. It was hard work but thrilling to be a voice and representative for America.
This election is no longer about the candidates. Sure, the names might say Clinton, Stein, Johnson, and Trump. But this is no longer about the candidates. This is about a choice of two directions. One direction is to end the American experiment with a Constitutional Republic after 227 years, and begin the American dictatorship.
The fact checkers have been chirping all day about Trump's acceptance speech. But we've heard nothing about the Great Job Creator's talking points about China, its currency manipulation, and how bad trade deals have killed jobs across America.
Now that the "Conveneracy of Donces" is over, I am officially in full recovery mode from the four-day psychotic break that I've had to endure. It's all Good Night Moon now.
As Donald Trump was draping himself in the corpse of the Republican Party, Ted Cruz chose to personify a moment of political apocalypse. It was a most astonishing and narcissistic turn of anti-politics. Yet it was aimed to elevate him further. A martyr out of time with a clear vision of 2020.