Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are gaining attention earlier in 2016 than in the 2008 and 2012 elections. Here are three charts that help to understand why AAPIs are fast gaining political attention.
Unfortunately, Trump's perverse proposals fit "right" in with the racist immigration history of the United States. So in the service of education, I offer Nikki Haley the following tutorial focusing on issues of "race" in our immigration and naturalization policies.
A Tea Party star's State of the Union response ticks off the far right. More than once.
The winner of the Most Disappointing Democrat Of The Week award was none other than Chelsea Clinton. There's a word for what she is doing, and it is called "fearmongering."
After years of tickling the dragon's tail, flirting with the demagoguery of America's right wing and egging on a growing rage within a core constituency of disaffected, working class white Americans, the dragon has started to breathe fire, and the flames have spread in all directions.
Obama sure can deliver one helluva speech. And in his final State of the Union address, President Obama was nothing less than sensational.
President Obama's final State of the Union Address. What he said about climate and energy. What he didn't say. And the Republican (lack of) response.
Haley's presentation last night was impeccable. She hit the right notes, powerfully showcasing her qualifications while connecting with the American public. She was confident, clear, and composed.
Increasingly I wonder if the fact-free, amoral and well-armed right-wing base is actually accountable to anything. And whether and how it can be effectively opposed and contained.
Governor Nikki Haley's success in South Carolina, along with the state's highly popular junior U.S. Senator, Tim Scott, provides a unique opportunity to study the real-time appeal of minority Republican candidates.
I'm not saying that feminists should go out and support the GOP. Hardly. But if Democrats want to be the feminist party, then they need to practice what they preach.
CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 10, 2016 | Removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds is the gift that keeps on giving for South Carolina G...
As we do every year, we are pre-empting our regular "Friday Talking Points" column, in order to bring you our "best and worst of 2015" list.
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Flags are pieces of cloth. They symbolize something beyond the physical, but a flag is not what it symbolizes. When someone burns the American flag, they are showing anger at the United States in a symbolic say, (which makes those of us who like the US, angry).
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley spoke at the National Press Club on Wednesday about racial harmony and healing the state in the wake of a church shooting that left nine people dead at a historically black church in Charleston.