What is life worth living for? Gerrymandering a district, buying another gun and believing in a six-day creation of the universe? None of that matters if we get Hurricane Sandy every year. None of that matters if hundreds of millions have no potable drinking water.
I am often told to just switch my party because there's no honor in going down with the particular sinking ship that is the GOP. To them I say that the ship will do just fine once we throw some of the unnecessary cargo overboard.
In our system of government, it is always problematic when one political party passes major legislation alone. But what should the president do when the Republicans have no desire to support anything he proposes, even if it is their idea?
Voter fraud in Texas is not any sort of epidemic. The voter-ID bill is designed to deter thousands of indigent, disabled and elderly voters, who might not have a form of photo identification, from voting.