With less than 100 days to go before the election this November, each one of us has to answer a simple question: will you have the President's back by electing candidates that will support the President's agenda to create jobs and move our economy forward?
Is that Mitt's fault or Congress's fault? If I had Mitt's money, I would be looking for every tax advantage that Congress has to offer. If I were a financial adviser to Mitt Romney, I would be helping him find those tax advantages. Just like any other good adviser would do.
One view of the election season is as a contest between liberty and freedom, between a republic and a democracy, and between the nations of a Northern alliance and the Dixie bloc that predates the Constitution.
This November, millions of people, in the spirit of Occupy Wall Street, need to respond to those on the right who "want their country back." The response of progressive and faith-based community leaders should be: "So do we!"
The president's statement and the attacks against it typify one of the significant problems characterizing both the 2012 presidential campaign and the nation's inability to move ahead to fix the economy.
I do not ordinarily write about the ratings until the end of the month, but Friday's massacre has been reflected in last week's ratings (Saturday and Sunday will be reflected in this week's) and they deserve some comment.
I'm saddened by the NAACP's missed opportunity to engage in a real discussion and debate with Mr. Romney. My hope is the NAACP is interested in engaging in such an ongoing discussion with both Republican and Democratic parties in the near future.
Do we really want a president that refuses to take responsibility for the actions of a company for which he was CEO, President, Chairman and sole stockholder? And it doesn't stop with personal responsibility.
The Best Man depicts a time when presidential conventions were brokered through backroom deals as delegates were swapped for political favors. Today, conventions have become highly scripted coronation ceremonies, just short of political infomercials.
The most important thing about today's Supreme Court health care decision is the victory for the millions of Americans who will live longer, happier, healthier lives because of the new health care law.
I like to engage in the sheerest of blue-sky speculation about possible interesting outcomes that could happen. This time around, the scenario I've been hearing bandied about is that Barack Obama wins the Electoral College vote, but Mitt Romney wins the popular vote.