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Politicization

Politicizing Everything

Terry Newell | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

Politics has its place, but when it warps our thinking and the other institutions on which we depend, it runs the risk of preventing the healthy society which is its sole purpose.

Clinton and Trump: Sadly, It's Politics as Usual

Terry Newell | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

In the film Tootsie, Dustin Hoffman plays a struggling actor. After an audition, the casting director tells him they need someone shorter. "I can be...

Friday Talking Points -- Deconstructing GOP Absurdity

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The basic Republican position isn't that hard to understand. It is: "We are going to deny Barack Obama a third Supreme Court pick, unless Hillary Clinton wins the presidency." That is precisely what some of them believe.

Health Care Reform: Us vs.Them

Morna Murray | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Morna Murray

It's no news flash to say health care reform is politicized. Our country is increasingly polarized, "us" versus "them" and "either/or" instead of "both/and." But it's one thing to say it, it's another to watch it play out in the implementation of health care reform across our United States.

Eco Etiquette: Do You Have Green Fatigue?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. It seems like all you hea...

Karl Rove, Rupert Murdoch and Media Bias

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rep. John Conyers

In Thursday's Wall Street Journal, Rove says that I owe him an apology for allegations made about him regarding the U.S. Attorneys scandal. If anyone is owed an apology, it's the Journal's readers.

Free Paul Minor

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

One of the nation's top trial lawyers, Minor stands convicted on partisan political charges ginned up by Karl Rove's right wing toadies at the Department of Justice.

Bush's Interview wtih Charlie Gibson Marks the Start of His Effort to Revise History

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The colossal failures of the Bush administration should be what is remembered about Bush's eight years in office, not some feeble attempt to show what a principled guy he was.

Urge Congress to Vote Contempt for Karl Rove

Don Siegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Siegelman

I'm urgently enlisting your help to hold Karl Rove accountable for politicizing the Department of Justice -- including the prosecution that targeted me -- because our time may well be running out.