The talk today -- rather than being about the post-debate social gesture hugs -- should be about the candidates' answers in last night's debate. Period. On Tuesday, New Hampshire will decided on a candidate, not the moderators, nor on social gestures nor on what others in the media find not acceptable by their competition.
"Mama? Can I be like Rachel Maddow when I grow up?" We were in the swarming crowd tumbling out of the school that night a few weeks ago when Rachel Maddow brought her TV show to Flint.
Veterans realize the VA has its issues - but they also realize that these issues are fixable, and understand that privatizing the VA only makes things worse.
There is something very disingenuous about media personalities who, as they salivate over the Trump boost to their ratings, ask themselves -- and others -- to explain his failure to fade. They need only look in the mirror.
2016, is of course a wildly important political year, especially with the presidential primaries in full swing. First and foremost, to be fair, while I love dear Bernie, I see Hillary as the Democrat's nominee.
I know you have some concerns. Many of them are understandable, and most of them are valid. But by the end of 2016, you'll see a thoroughly improved me -- assuming the following New Year's resolutions take hold
The conditions seem perfect for a real political debate between two candidates who differ from each other on many key issues.
On Friday Rachel Maddow will host the second Democratic debate on MSNBC. I am confident that Rachel will do an excellent job but I do have a few questions I would like to know the answers to.
What Sanders exposed is a simple truth: Clinton, in an interview on Rachel Maddow last week, revised the history of her husband and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
In light of the upcoming presidential campaign and a potential Republican president, there is a strong need for a consistent strong liberal voice to even the playing field of advocacy journalism, which reports the news from a biased slant.
According to Senator Cruz, if you like a decision, the court is terrific and doing our country a great favor. But if you disagree with a decision, the court is an imperialist body of out-of-touch, snooty elitists.
Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
I have a feeling that Jon Stewart, with his ersatz Ph.D. from Comedy Central (and no student debt), might like to get on the field of real news and journalism, at least the televised kind, and do something to solve those problems, both the country's and the conflictinator's.
Hillary is the opposite of a leader with bold ideas. At least the Republicans are raring to go with an agenda -- regardless of how ill-conceived.
IMF calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies; PLUS: Some good news: fracking banned in Scotland, and great 'Fox News' for a change!... All that and more in today's Green News Report!
The President has a vision of what he wants the world to look like for his daughters and their children -- and it isn't B-Roll from Interstellar. Oh, and just in case he falters, there are those at the grassroots level who will remain vigilant... because they don't want future generations to be living in a science fiction movie.