Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has weighed in on the controversial name of the Washington Redskins. In an interview airing tomorrow for the new SiriusXM program The Arena, one could easily pick apart nearly everything Jeb said.
Ben Carson states that it makes perfect sense to reject a Muslim president for the reasons he states because the majority of American people agree with him. Really? Muslims don't agree with him. Christians, Jews, Atheists that understand our constitution do not agree with him.
It is strange to watch the Republican Presidential debates or hear the candidates describe our country. While there is hype in political rhetoric, now there are outright falsehoods being peddled as facts.
What Clinton does not get is that being an advocate, or even simply an ally, means more than begrudgingly taking down the "do not enter" signs on society's institutions. It means actually helping to hold the door open and let people in.
Sometimes when I look at the increasingly bizarre, never-ending campaign for the White House and the staggering fundraising that goes with it, I think to myself: if we were in Kabul, Afghanistan, we would know what this was.
I'm most inspired by you when you speak openly and honestly about your gender. Lately, I haven't heard many of these candid reflections from you. Please elevate the discussion. Remind us every day that we need to put more cracks in the glass ceiling.
The central question is this: what, at its core, is the rationale for choosing Biden over Hillary Clinton? Their bases of support largely overlap, as do their stands on issues.
With all the candidates running for president, it can be difficult to know who's who in the election. Fortunately for iPhone users, there are at least three apps for that. In no particular order...
When Republican leaders in Washington don't feel like governing, they attack women's health care and abortion rights.
We have become accustomed to being taken advantage of by banks, insurance carriers, utility companies, credit card providers, and other giant industries. Two recent news stories have a couple of big businesses taking things to another level.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen appears to be headed toward issuing new IRS regulations that will continue to license section 501(c)(4) groups to improperly launder massive amounts of secret contributions into federal elections.
NBC Meet the Press interviewer Chuck Todd, September 20, 2015: "So do you believe that Islam is consistent with the Constitution?"
If you think the country is polarized ahead of the presidential election in 2016, you would be right. But if you believe that Americans have always dug in their heels and voted Democrat or Republican year after year, take a look at this map.
The Constitution's ban on religious tests prompted the nation's first debate in 1788 about whether a Catholic, Jew, Muslim or Atheist might one day become president of the United States.
Sen. Rubio has been 'one to watch' in the GOP for years. He's known for his aggressive foreign policy positions (see: Libya, Syria, Ukraine) and his support for immigration reform.
At the moment both the Democratic and Republican primaries are being fiercely contested by candidates for whom a general election victory either defies the imagination of many or by establishment candidates who have proven themselves less able politicians with every passing day or week such as Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.