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Emerging From The Great Recession

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was some rather important economic news yesterday, which could be summed up as "things are getting better."

Too Old For Unforeseen Adventures

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

After I let go of my expectations and repress my frustration, I start enjoying the adventure. Isolation is not easily obtainable with the constant flow of information of the modern world. I read, uninterrupted by the phone, the swish of incoming emails, and the ring of messages on my smartphone.

Poor Hillary?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Poor Hillary? I don't think so. I think she's perhaps a little surprised at which particular aspect of her life is now being attacked (if she had a cartoon thought bubble over her head right now, it might read: "This is all you got? Really?!?"), but I don't think she's surprised the attacks have started.

Billionaire Attempts To Argue For Fewer Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.06.2012 | Business

For years Americans have pondered the mystery of how to create more jobs. Turns out we've been thinking about it all wrong: What we need are fewer job...

Janell Ross

Immigrant & Civil Rights Advocates: Domestic Debate Left Out Critical Issues | Janell Ross | Posted 10.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Two technocrats, dressed in dark suits and armed with their own versions of the truth, walked into a Denver auditorium for a presidential debate. ...

TELL US: Mitt Romney, Out Of Touch Candidate or Master Dog Whistler?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices

Mitt Romney has had a very tough week. From his comments about 47% of Americans not "taking responsibility for their lives," to his remarks about ...

President's Immigration Speech: Will Obama Discuss How New Immigration Can Energize Rust Belt Economies?

Richard Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Herman

While to date the White House has not expressed support for any of these rust-belt/immigration initiatives, it might be time for President Obama to hear what some in these cities are saying.

Jed Lewison

Palin Says She's "Everyday Working Class" Despite $250K Income, 5 Properties, 2 Boats, And 1 Plane | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This defines being out of touch. On Hugh Hewitt's radio show, Sarah Palin calls herself "an everyday working class American" -- but the truth is that ...

Friday Talking Points [45] -- Lessons Democrats Should Learn From Obama's Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I know that just about the entire blogosphere is talking about John McCain's pick of Sarah Palin (who?) for his running mate, but I, for one, refuse t...

Friday Talking Points [44] -- McCain House Party!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain said something ridiculous to a reporter yesterday. I hasten to point out that the previous sentence should have been a major media headlin...

McCain's Out-of-Touch Co-Chair Says U.S. is "a Nation of Whiners"

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

Americans aren't whining. They are voicing their justified frustration with policies that put profits over people. They have had it with politicians who stand in the way of change.