Many politicians in Washington do not agree with one another but, the Republican Party seems to go beyond disagreement and promote hatred. They hate O...
When you consider what has been happening to the average working person since the era of Ronald Reagan, it's amazing that the Republicans have fought the Democrats about to a draw. The recipe of Reagan and both Bushes has been to weaken government, undermine the regulation of market excesses, attack core social insurance programs, tilt the tax system away from the wealthy and towards the middle class, gut the safeguards that protect workers on the job, make college ever more unaffordable, and appoint judges who undermine democracy itself. That stuff is not exactly popular. Yet Democrats seem largely unable to convert Republican elitism to their advantage.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...
States may not have autonomy in setting carbon emission standards under Obama's blueprint, but they do have flexibility in meeting those standards. And that is how it should be.
A blatant disregard for the reality of sexual behavior in America, coupled with the belief that one's religion trumps the healthcare needs of even conservative women, is the real story behind the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.
To win the future, we should be providing incentives to encourage our youths to pursue professional careers that are suffering from labor shortages, instead of making education more costly and taxing for them.
Before Facebook, Twitter, and texting, before Spotify, Pinterest and Snapchat, before sexting, before cable news channels, there was "The Ear." It was...
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GOP Congressman Steve King's Republican Party has triumphed in killing immigration reform -- and now Republicans will pay the price at the ballot box for a long, long time.
His last name is actually Sheriff. Yet, while growing up in Yazoo, Mississippi, Jacob Sheriff never thought he would one day wear the name as a prefix and actually become Sheriff Jacob Sheriff.
In some quarters in the United States, the supposed superiority of unregulated capitalist enterprise over government programs for the delivery of social services is a virtual religious mantra. But should it be?
It is crucial for everyone to exercise their constitutional right to cast a ballot... even in midterm elections like the one coming up in November. After all the ballots are counted, someone is going to win whether you take part or not.
When analyzing the words of Tea Party candidates and Tea Party websites, it's obvious there's only one solution to the dilemmas passionate conservatives now face: A third political party in the United States.
In a world of downward mobility for the majority, Democrats need to acknowledge the widening divide and propose specific ways to reverse it.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
It is time for the president to get on the road in order to speak about and to celebrate with the American people the good and the positive things they have accomplished together.