Republicans are handing their presidential nomination to a know-nothing billionaire bully, Donald Trump -- the worst nominee in modern times. How did Republicans get to be so stupid?
Whether out of fear, an abundance of caution or self-interest the fact remains that their schools are violating the legal rights of transgender people.
The everyday "BREAKING NEWS" that we get every hysterical second on CNN, MSNBC and FOX is not news at all. It is a trailer for the hot new scary film that is coming out on November 8th to a voting booth near you.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity in the...
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Don't be caught up in the mass hysteria because my friends, Chicken Little was wrong: the sky is not falling.
Sanders -- and perhaps some of his supporters -- may well believe that it is necessary to destroy the village in order to save it. That, after all, is how revolutions start, and Bernie has been promising revolution.
The success of Donald Trump and the rise of right-wing nationalism in the United States should come as no great surprise, considering the strength of right-wing movements in many other developed nations.
Trump, says Covert, is "no small-government Republican." But isn't small government a 'Conservative value?" Are Conservatives, many of whom profess to be Christian, allowed and encouraged to be bigoted - to be racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-Semitic and Islamophobic?
Next is abortion, and this is a real doozy. This week, the GOP-led Oklahoma legislature literally banned abortion. Now this is interesting from the millennial perspective, because millennials have been called the most pro-life generation in America.
Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell have convinced their rank and file that they are better off being dragged around by their noses by corporate bigwigs who give them money than they are by paying attention to the needs of ordinary voters.
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, apparently has conservative commentator and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on his short list of running mates.
You cannot escape Donald Trump. His command of national media ensures your day will be bombarded at some point with news about The Donald. He is the sun around which media coverage of US politics has orbited for a year.
Bao Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee brought to the United States by his parents as a child, was elected Mayor of Garden Grove, CA in 2014. Upon his swearing-in, he became the first directly-elected Vietnamese-American mayor from the Democratic Party in the United States.
If the messaging used this morning is any indication, the country might just get what it needs out of our elected officials in D.C; and that is how government should work - responding the wills and needs of the individuals around the country.
Hill's book will also push this issue to the forefront. I'd advise Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump to pick up a copy; whoever takes Hill's advice about Social Security will demonstrate a great deal of political maturity.