I'm disappointed in you, Governor Snyder, for your heartless and un-Christian actions, and for joining in with at least 25 other governors who've decided to block legal Syrian refugees from coming into their states. What you've done is anti-American. This is not who we are supposed to be.
Marco Rubio's humble personal story will likely resonate with voters. He is the son of two immigrants from Cuba; his father worked as a bartender and his mother as a maid. He financed his own education through student loans which he did not completely pay off for 16 years.
To make America safer, here are some of the Republican suggestions for alternative endings to America's favorite films.
Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them by fully engaging the public on both current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.
For the first time ever, The United States of America canceled one of the most revered federal holidays on the nation's calendar -- the annual stuff your face with turkey, get totally drunk and spend the evening belching and farting fest, known by its more traditional name of "Thanksgiving."
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What makes the Republicans discourse' on Islam and the Muslim world dangerous is that it is disseminated through a wide and powerful network of media outlets and rightwing think tanks then consumed by a public with no direct contact or firsthand knowledge of the Muslim world.
Any rational person would have to agree that the world stands a better chance of effectively fighting IS together, than separately.
Republican politicians bill themselves as pro-business, pro-growth, and pro-opportunity. Yet the financial facts say otherwise. Republican administrations bring hard times, for rich and poor alike. Why are their results so different from their aims? Perhaps Democrats are better at motivating workers.
The Republican candidates are serving a hot plate of fear to their followers who relish the dish, as if allowing a small number of Syrian refugees would endanger life in the US as we know it. Where does this fear come from?
New polling released by impreMedia and Latino Decisions finds that the GOP's image among Latino voters has significantly deteriorated since 2012. The poll reports that statements by GOP frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson are negatively impacting the overall GOP brand.
Faced with a foreign policy question of the utmost gravity, the GOP has turned our relationship with Israel into a weapon of partisan warfare no different than abortion or guns. This, quite simply, is reprehensible as a matter both of national security and simple morality.
On Friday morning, reports began to break out that an American airstrike had managed to kill Mohammed Emwazi, known, though he shouldn't be, as Jihadi John.
Even if the French wholeheartedly embraced this plan, it's not going to happen overnight. And a lot of brave soldiers are going to die in the effort -- there is no getting around that. Whether this price is politically acceptable is up to the French people, really. It's for them to decide.
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Hillary Clinton might be a liberal icon to some, but in reality, she's the only candidate with neoconservative advisers and a hawkish foreign policy. If you dread more American involvement in the Middle East, perhaps Clinton might not be your choice for president.