If Democrats were smart, they'd co-opt Kathy Hochul's winning strategy and aggressively run with it nationally all the way to November 2012. The GOP's attack on Medicare is the absolute perfect bumper-sticker issue for them.
Now all Americans can breathe a huge sigh of relief because the Centers for Disease Control just posted instructions so we can all adequately prepare for "Zombie Armageddon."
We live in a digital age of 24/7 news coverage. Where anything and everything will end up on YouTube. But it's not the media that's responsible for making people like Palin, Gingrich, Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann and countless others look foolish.
GE, America's largest corporation, provides the classic example of how the modern corporate state operates.
Richard Lewis is on the phone, shot out of a cannon almost as soon as you pick up the receiver.
How lunatic-fringe do the House Republicans have to be before President Obama starts calling them out? These cuts have nothing to do with reasonable fiscal policy -- they are pure ideological retribution against government.
As Politico reports, Birtherism, the claim that President Obama was not born in the U.S. and is therefore in office illegitimately, is alive and well ...
Most Americans would not know the name Robert M. Ball -- the man who spent his career improving and defending the most successful and popular program in the nation's history: Social Security.
Government workers are the new group treated like parasites on the system; their jobs are illegitimate and disposable. Better to stick with the empty and symbolic than tackle the difficult.
It's like a disease. I've not seen one Republican leader, from DeMint to Rep. John Boehner to Rep. Eric Cantor to Sen. Mitch McConnell answer the "which specific programs would you cut" question with a straight answer.
In recent days, I've shared my thoughts concerning the flaws in the Delaware Senate debate between Christine O'Donnell and Chris Coons, as well as a r...
Last week, Meet the Press anchor David Gregory hosted a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on the subject of "college completion and the American f...
Daniel Patrick Moynihan's career combined the intellectual, the moral and the political in a wholly original way that would be unimaginable for a significant contemporary politician.
The National Bureau of Economic Research tells us the Great Recession is "over." The only thing this announcement reveals is how out of touch those who view human society through the lens of quantitative measurements can be.
Democrats may have finally caught a break in 2010. As the Sunday morning political shows, a civil war may erupt in the GOP after the defeat of both Re...
If you've been following this five-part series on my journey post-Katrina, you're as ready to move on to another topic as I am, so I'll wrap it up quickly and move on to 10 pictures of rebirth and recovery.