Titan of industry, Henry Ford, once said, "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." For an example of a group that has proven to ironically learn nothing from its past mistakes, one need look no further than the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Donald Trump keeps on saying stupid, hateful things. About Mexicans, women, John McCain, Megyn Kelly... And he keeps on leading the Republican presidential race. Gosh, could there be a correlation?
When things get difficult, everyone starts pointing out their flaws and don't follow their playbook, they stop caring. Trump is running with the ball because it's fun.
This liberal infighting isn't only about competing allegiances. It's about values, communication style, regulating Wall Street, a debate over Clinton's aggressive foreign policy and Bernie's recent Congressional Award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the future of the Democratic Party.
Here are all 17 Republican clowns wedged into three and a half minute of circus music. Gaze in wonder!
I grew up in a strict Catholic home, where there was zero tolerance of an alternative take on abortion. Partially in reaction, I've been pro-choice ...
As the presidential race heats up, all candidates will be judged on questions of policy and character. Those who embrace the difficult and unglamorous responsibilities of daily citizenship will have a greater claim to the type of character that can lead a nation.
There is nobody who understands how to manipulate the media better than Donald Trump does. He understands how to garner earned media better than anyone. Though he has many detractors, many people adore him. What is it people like about Donald Trump?
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Defunding the largest organization providing education and pregnancy prevention services will only increase the percentage of young people relegated into poverty, not only in this generation but also for generations to come.
"The state of North Carolina has come back even stronger," proclaimed Governor Pat McCrory during his State of the State address earlier this year. Millions of North Carolinians beg to differ.
Now that he has declared his candidacy for president, after flirting with one in 2012, it is galling to see him rise in the polls presumably due to his telling it like it is, which a lot of people find refreshing, punctuating his hyperbole with cheap insults hurled at anyone who challenges him.
The far right is pitting God against women. Mike Huckabee's support for the decision to deny a 10-year-old rape victim an abortion is just another example in a long history that continues this election season.
If anything, Trump is possibly the most liberal conservative the GOP has seen in decades.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
The question is, is this the energy of a leader, or a narcissist's wet dream spun by a selfish promoter who was born with a silver spoon in his tea set, and never had to give a concern about anyone else except himself?