The election remains close, and the reality is that undecided voters may make the difference in swing states. Look, if you're still on the fence after all the ads and speeches and debates, climb down already. By now it's time to decide, don'tcha think?
In a country where broken families, single parents and divorce are numbered among the highest in the world, the Obamas have displayed strong family values. Obama spends time with his family almost every evening.
The reason my guys needed cellphones -- in case of emergency once they started wandering out in the world on their own -- is moot when the Secret Service is following you around all the time.
It was the only off-key moment in the whole transcendent address -- one that had been, until then, a pitch-perfect blend of the personal as political.
In one study, racial antipathy even extended to the Obama family dog. At first glance, it seems petty. But the never-ending assault on the Obamas has been the one constant from the moment that Obama declared his presidential candidacy in 2007.
Unless the law changes at a federal level, it won't make a difference when it comes to immigration for gay couples a friend cautioned. The president was careful to say this just what he feels "personally." "But it still feels good," my friend said.
Like Obama, my children magnify and inform and give meaning to everything I do. And if I had the power to transform the debate on same sex marriage in this country, I'm pretty sure I would be thinking of my sons as I did so
The woman who was once viewed as a liability on the campaign trail in 2008 is now viewed as a greater asset than her husband as he seeks re-election in 2012. Could she one day see herself following Hillary Clinton's footsteps down the path of first lady turned presidential candidate?
A recent study found that men in traditional marriages with stay-at-home wives had negative attitudes about working women
The world is hearing and watching Black History Month because of the Obama family. We are proud of them. Grateful to them. And celebrate them and all who went before and who will come after.
The story of the Obamas learning to be politicians is also the story of them learning to be parents. So, how are they doing?
The questions arise -- is Michelle Obama doing what she really wants? Is she OK with her current public image and public activities? Or has this image been foisted on her by her husband's political advisers?
Now, following Obama's veto, thousands of parents will get all excited. The veto will be imposed to everyone by default. Why? Because Obama said so.
No one should have any Japanese food on December 7. For that matter, we shouldn't have any German or Italian food in addition to Japanese food, on Memorial Day or Veterans' Day.
Just as Globish, a simplified version of English, has spread around the globe, so would a simplified form of Chinese. Here's a guess at what might change should "Globese" become the world's next lingua franca.
Mind your manners." "Eat your carrots." "Practice your Mandarin." The first two phrases are often uttered by the average American parents. The last one is heard in far fewer homes.