Even the esteemed Republican "with a big R" Mr. Milton Friedman the legend, turned to socialism when it came to promoting the general welfare and securing the blessings of freedom to ourselves and our children. It's why our Founding Fathers established the US Constitution.
So you ask us: "How dare Bernie run?" You imply: "How dare you, a Democrat, support his run?" My answer, aside from pointing out that this is a democratic election rather than a Democratic coronation, is simple: I support Bernie Sanders because he supports me.
The Flint water crisis is one example of (I shudder to use the term) collateral damage from this push toward oligarchy. Clean water, clean air, safe food -- none of this comes naturally.
Now that the Iowa Caucus has concluded, the political playoffs have finally begun. The Republican Party still has an overcrowded roster, which will be trimmed after the New Hampshire primary, with some veteran players likely to be cut. But who would have ever imagined that rookies such as Donald Trump and Ben Carson could even make it to prime time with no in-game experience?
As a former Assistant Minority Leader in the New Hampshire Legislature, I am weighing in on the New Hampshire primary. There is no choice: It's got t...
1. Insist that Ronald Reagan was just a "pretty good" President. 2. Tell them all Muslims are terrorists in the same way that all Republicans are wh...
It's simple, really: If you want more bombing, more killing, more war, more torture, more police, more walls and lower taxes on corporations (yes -- that came up too), vote Republican in November.
As I listen to the campaign speeches of the Republican and Democratic presidential front-runners - each outlining their views for the future of America - it seems to me that it boils down to one central question.
The current presidential campaign exposes extreme partisanship as our political normality. Reminiscent of the classic "boiling frog" metaphor, what on...
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It's really hard to say what has caused such a massive ignorance of how and why our economy grows by one political party. But until the Grand Old Party realizes this, our economic growth 'malaise' will only continue.
To call health care for all and free college education idealism is to deny realistic possibilities in the service of an ideology that idealizes greed and eschews compassion and courage. It's defeatism and a betrayal of the American way.
The pain the word bashers seek to inflict on Clinton may actually be coming from inside themselves. They may see in her something that has long been suppressed inside themselves.
Both sides now have a two-person race, each with an establishment candidate and an outsider. On the left, it's Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders. On the right, it's Marco Rubio vs. Donald Trump. Cruz's win, while it did shake things up, is a distraction.