While our country continues to fall short of ideal in keeping our commitments to our veterans, I am optimistic that Congress and Veterans Affairs have together taken steps in the right direction.
I await the day when the United States will recognize its own responsibility for the suffering and sorrow of so many families throughout Latin America, including El Salvador, ask forgiveness, and as an act of reconciliation, close the WHINSEC.
Insurers know the president won't allow the law to be repealed or even altered substantially, which will be good for future profits, and they also know they can count on the Republicans to push through legislation to get rid of the health plan tax and let them sell low-value policies again.
Congratulations Republicans, you've won control of Congress. Now it's time to put down the talking points, stop your OCD obsession with ObamaCare and ...
Two key differences emerge when comparing the US and democracies that are leading in female representation. The first is that many countries have implemented gender quotas, a mechanism that is unconstitutional in the US. The second is that countries using proportional representation systems often have higher female representation.
Scientists warn that continued moans from Democrats in reaction to Republican mid-term election victories are causing the Earth's orbit to rapidly dec...
Knowing what to say and how to act in your campaign's lowest moment can be the spark that helps you kick-start your next successful run for office. It's an audition for the role you didn't know you were up for. In short, people are watching. Make it good.
A year ago, Americans were chomping at the bit for an opportunity to vote against those responsible for the government shutdown that cost the government and businesses an estimated 24 billion in lost economic output.
To those Democrats who don't think this election is important enough for them to exercise their precious right to vote, especially African Americans, Latinos, the young, and women, you will only have yourselves to blame for what comes next. And, yes, it can get worse.
The 535 senators and representatives have been confined to a fumigation tent with no access to toilets, running water, or Gallup Poll results. So far, no one in the country has had any objections and all U.S. airlines have offered members of Congress free one-way tickets to any other country once they are released.
Truth is, if 100 percent of 18-24 year olds decided to vote in the next election, they would landslide whatever candidates they backed and transform the country to their liking. And here is one big reason why they should: Citizens United.
These two smokers in the parking lot understandably are concerned about Ebola impacting their lives yet comforting themselves with the very thing that very likely will kill them.
If thawing out our republic and getting it back on a vibrant track can be achieved without any changes whatsoever to our Constitution, as I've asserted in my last blogs, why haven't we done so already?
Fantasy makes great television and literature. It also makes poor public policy. Poverty denial molds how many conservatives, and even independents, understand economic deprivation.
The fact is that our visionary Framers provided us with a brilliant remedy for reviving our republic. Best of all, to implement it, no amendment is required.
I propose America engage in an experiment by amending the Constitution in order to replace the House of Representatives with a chamber whose votes are based on direct voting by the people.