If you've heard the phrase "class war" in twenty-first-century America, the odds are that it's been a curse spat from the mouths of Republican warriors castigating Democrats for engaging in high crimes and misdemeanors like trying to tax the rich.
To me, the most appropriate headline from the new budget deal should really be: "Democrats And Republicans Agree To Remove Budget Negotiations From 2014 Campaign, Out Of Fear."
Try and name one difference between the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that isn't of importance to evangelicals -- I'll wait.
There needs to be more certainty for policymakers and the public if they are going to go along with such a deal. Americans deserve a bigger say in their future.
An alternative for Obama and the Democrats would be to more readily admit the problems with the ACA and more generously engage Republicans in efforts to improve the law. Democrats really have everything to gain from depoliticizing health care, admitting the law is not perfect, and calling on leaders regardless of party to offer ideas that strengthen the law.
The far-right American Legislative Exchange Council claims that every member of the state legislature in two states is a member of their organization....
While they also lack much of the integrity that results from principle-driven lives, they have plenty of the steel-willed determination to unbendingly serve their own interests. They are as different from Nelson Mandela as black is from white.
Look, if you're branding the leader of one the most conservative organizations on earth as too liberal and claiming Jesus was a capitalist, then you've jumped the shark.
The mainstream media has been obsessed with comparing the Affordable Care Act (affectionately known as Obamacare) with various failures by the previou...
Welcome back (after we took last week off, to digest) to our Friday roundup! We should have two weeks of news to cover, but nothing much of anything strange or startling happened Thanksgiving week, so we're going to concentrate on just this current week.
Are Republicans going to walk the same well-trodden path hoping for a different outcome? How many more members of their narrow-minded, ideological, intransigent, and exclusionary party will think they're qualified only to have there dreams dashed by a capricious electorate?
It is at the UN where we hear the problems and the hopes of countries who count on the UN to offer them the resources they need to help them out of poverty, as well as the expertise they require to implement solutions to their problems. The U.S. must have a seat at this table.
Five years into his presidency, with the Republicans in control of the House of Representatives, Obama has almost no possibility of passing meaningful legislation addressing income inequality. In a strange way, this is why he is speaking about it now.
From this point forth, everyone who remains quiet at a public event where immigration reform is being discussed by members of Congress is just as guilty as those who are delaying the vote on issue.
The clarion call from Republicans: Fraud! Using fear in promoting selfish and ultimately destructive policies has become the GOP methodology -- the b...
What is a revolution? Typically in the last 100 years or so, a revolution would occur when the power governing a nation state became so blind and th...