On this Mother's Day, it is hard not to feel inspired and hopeful by the robust and sophisticated grassroots movement building of moms across America who have organized to fight for safer gun law legislation.
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Parents have had enough. They know their kids need nutritious, fresh ingredients that encourage healthy growth and fuel their minds instead of foods that fuel an obesity epidemic amongst kids.
Astonishingly enough, what the government often does is give breaks to everyone except the people who need them the most. Less than 40 percent of unemployed workers receive UI benefits.
When you consider that the birth of a child is a leading cause of a "poverty spell" in America, this solution is one simple answer and it turns out it is good for business.
Obama's plan to expand after-school programs to cover one million additional children is clearly superior to McCain's proposal for no change in expenditures.
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