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Will Republican leaders wrest control from the tea party and pass immigration reform, or will they set down the path of a spectacular defeat in the 2014 election?
A Chris Christie presidency might not be as destructive to our country as, heaven forfend, a President Ted Cruz would be, but that's an awfully low bar to clear.
Obama now finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place, trying to deftly balance an appreciation for, and an acceptance of, his health care reform's flaws while maintaining an upbeat, optimistic and steadfast defense of its ultimate merits and value.
Since the government started collecting economic data around World War II, we have accumulated plenty of evidence to measure each party's success at "dealing with the economy" -- and none of it makes Republicans look good.
The recent and unprecedented Saudi decision to refuse its first-ever seat on the United Nations Security Council, and to downgrade cooperation with the United States, is as baffling as it is significant.
First, you'll have to unlearn traditional English, with its emphasis on making rational thoughts clear through words. Instead, obfuscate with half-truths -- or better yet, quarter- and eighth-truths.
In the end, all of the complaints won't change the past. The ACA was passed and Barack Obama was reelected. Even our nation's most sacred document has been updated 27 times. Are we really supposed to believe that the ACA is an all or nothing proposition?
The bigger problem is that for the ACA to work financially, healthy people, particularly young childless healthy people, need to sign up for insurance. In any health insurance system, these young healthy people keep the cost down for others.
Don't underestimate the powerful asset of enthusiasm and excitement among those who believe in Davis, and don't underestimate Davis's second-best asset: the suicide strategies of the crazy-wing friends of Cruz.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination we are reminded of his enduring hold on the popular imagination. Polls show that Kennedy is America's favorite president, ranking above Washington, Lincoln, and Roosevelt.
This may be the quotation of the week, from Representative Frank Pallone, describing the House "Obamacare Is So Very, Very Bad" hearings held this week.
An organization setting out to improve the way it manages business technology initiative such as Healthcare.gov must realize that changing its governance and the organization requires time and attention.
Are Americans becoming less religious? While church affiliation is probably declining, don't expect the atheist revolution anytime soon: Over one half of young Americans now believe in the notion that invisible, non-corporeal entities called "demons" can take control of human beings.
How long could the government realistically go on making the "hard choices" -- like deciding whether Social Security and Medicare recipients are a higher priority in a given month than, say, military equipment, food stamps or road funding? Nobody knows.