Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. South Florida and Sea Level Rise - A Slow Motion Catastrophe - latest in the This I...
It would be in the public interest to re-examine the hundreds of millions spent on buying TV time, considering that those TV airwaves are already the public's.
We recognize that it's more common to talk about Millennials instead of to them, particularly when it comes to the topic of aging, but you've truly earned your place at the table. Now that you're here with fresh perspective from your generation, here's an idea for your first term.
While a host of progressive issues are dear to many of us, none of these should cloud our judgment in getting behind the one person who could not only win, but effectively govern this country and keep the conservative dogs at bay...Hillary Clinton.
For 17 months, you have been very patient with House Republican leaders, encouraging them to either take up and pass the bipartisan Senate bill or work with you to craft a different bill.
The point needs to be stressed. The status quo is not leading us where we need to go. At the level that matters most, even our "victories" are not winning the battle. We are losing at the level where, fundamentally, this battle is being fought.
Obama shouldn't "poison the well"? Really?
Many are now pointing out that Warren's elevation pretty much assures she won't be running for president in 2016, but then we never really believed she would run in the first place. At this point, she'll be much more effective within the Senate Democrats.
I'm a Democrat. I work hard to help Democrats win. So yes, I believe Democrats need to figure out how to get back to winning -- especially the tough elections, especially when the top of the ticket is an anvil instead of an airplane -- so we can make a difference for people.
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Tolerance is the word we now use to say, "you have to agree with my views." However, as one sees with teenagers, tolerance in truth means to disagree, but to respect. And in its highest, most beautiful incarnation, to disagree and yet love.
Now, with two years left in his own administration, and faced with a party change in the Senate, did President Obama take a page from the crisis management handbook as well?
Throughout the country, as states voted for Republican candidates for office, they largely voted against GOP policies in their initiative and referendum positions.
John Boehner should work with all House members regardless of their party affiliation to get as much done as possible this year. Let's compromise. If we negotiate and both give a little, we can get this done.
Obama needs to strongly show that no election instantly changes what the two parties believe, and that all this talk of waving red flags cuts both ways.
I am a Democrat. My small "d" democratic bent encourages me to try to see the best in people, even politicians from the opposing party. But I have rarely witnessed the kind of bare-knuckled politicking that occurred during these mid-term elections.