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....
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.
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.
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...
It's one of the oldest right-wing claims: "Excessive" regulation will harm job creators and kill the economy. But is it based on sound economics?
Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.
A study of social class -- defined by annual income and by education-level -- finds that "Social class rank was positively associated with essentialis...
It seems like every new poll shows President Obama's approval rating slipping lower and lower. The second term slump is nothing new for presidents. What has been striking is how quickly Democrats have started to break away from President Obama.