David Letterman's public apology Monday night for bad behavior is merely the latest in a long list of famous public apologies.
This is a diverse country, and getting elected in some states is much harder than in others, but the message has to continue to be the same -- women can and must make a difference.
The closer we look at the self-righteous leaders of the Right, the more we see the ugliness of -- well, let's use Mike Duvall's euphemism -- inappropriate story telling.
The Right wing has always hated ACORN. Partially that's because the organization has been so effective at allowing poor people to vote. The Right hates it when poor people vote.
Celebrity apologies are eroding an already deteriorating public culture as they are turning one of the most important human virtues - the ability to seek and grant forgiveness - into public relations events.
"I decided to sue when My communications to humans were ignored by the few whose personal agendas were believed by the many," God said.
Remember Fort Sumter? Yes, Joe Wilson's ancestors literally started the Civil War.
The embattled governor said he "practically danced a jig" when he saw Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)'s outburst on television last night, adding, "That Joey boy did me a solid."
Many Washingtonians are au courant with their employers' bedroom lambadas, but it's an ethical dilemma to be the confidant in a headline-worthy affair.
We claim to be the freest, and the best, yet all of our citizens do not have equal rights. Tell the couple who have been together for 15 years that can't adopt a child that we live in the best country in the world.
Though every governmental mechanism is subject to abuse, impeachment stands as a singular success of American constitutionalism.
The BIG lies, the ones we consider most serious, are usually told by and to the people with whom we are most intimate.
The Family is a secretive fundamentalist Washington DC ministry which runs the National Prayer Breakfast and Bible study groups attended by numerous US Senators and Congress members, wields global influence, and celebrates the leadership lessons of Hitler, Lenin, and Mao.
Americans may trust Mr. Obama, but they don't trust Congress, certainly not about major reform of health care and not in such uncertain times.
While the two described as official US government business, the trip was financed by two interconnected fundamentalist ministries.