Instead of carrying around the burden of the world's evils and difficulties, I wonder if it is possible to use the news to empower people to make changes and help in areas that are most important to them.
It's not every day a complete stranger publicly calls you a terrorist. A terrorist propagandist, to be precise. Nor is it every day that the stranger happens to actually be someone famous--or infamous depending on who you ask.
Say goodbye to the fear-mongering therapists who keep you stuck forever. Take control and an active role in finding a therapist who will help you get better, once and for all, and not just provide you with a venue to vent.
Last week was a victory for individuals who believe that there is a moral obligation to insure a minimal access to health services for every individual. From a larger perspective it was a Pyrrhic victory.
Alan Simpson finally berated his own Republican Party. "I'm damned tired of people who use emotion, fear, guilt and racism to stir up their troops." Welcome to the club, Alan Simpson. Now you know how liberals have felt for the past four years.
Regarding the campaign commercial, yes -- more like that, please. It's an important distinction that's crying out to be defined: while the Republicans might be good at coming up with scary bumper sticker slogans, the Obama team can actually do the job.
Sitting at his right hand in front of thousands of worshipers, hearing him refer to me as "his brother in faith," it was as exhilarating as my first firefight in combat -- except much more pleasant and uplifting.