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Heroism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama is right: It is important to focus on the extraordinary courage shown on the day of the shooting rampage. Because while you can train for what to do in an emergency, you cannot train someone to be heroic.

Five Truths Your Newly Elected Rep Won't Tell You

Tom Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Shachtman

Congratulations to the newly elected and re-elected, and to the ordinary citizens who voted for winning candidates. Now, while the glow is still warm...

Friday Talking Points [125] -- Ask! Tell!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our headline today quite obviously references the legislative progress this week on banning the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (of not allo...

Want Healthcare Reform? Pick Up The Phone.

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Yesterday, over 300,000 people picked up the phone and called Congress demanding health care reform this year. The phones ringing off the hook certainly did not go unnoticed by Congress.

Support John Conyers' Truth Commission

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are you frustrated by all the "we need to look forward, not backward" language from Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders? Well, now you can do something about it.