The problem is that the right's definition of conservativism is, and will likely always be, exclusively popular among white men who would never be comfortable in a onesie.
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I am frustrated with how things in this country are progressing. I am frustrated with policy, and I'm frustrated with my lack of voice.
"We know corruption is killing more kids than TB, AIDS, and malaria put together. There is a vaccine and it's called transparency."
It is worth bearing in mind that extreme minority factions can do serious damage to the nation as a whole when they pursue a strategy of burning down the political house in hopes of building a new one.
One would think that the slaughter of innocents, especially on the cusp of the holidays, would offer Americans the courage to move forward. However, we ended up with cowardice from a select set of Democratic senators.
Wait. Mary and Joseph have picked up baby Jesus and are stepping over the piles of presents. They are leaving the spotlights and the microphones and the piles of presents. Where on earth are they going? What is wrong with them?
We have to make sure that our economy works for them, not just for those at the top. It has to work for every American. Otherwise, what's the point of the Democratic Party?
Over the last decade the far right, that now dominates the GOP, has conducted a real war on the values that we celebrate at Christmas.
Leaving Americans behind like this has a terrible, long-term cost to our society. It erodes people's faith in democracy.
Just when we thought it couldn't get any better than a story about Michele Bachmann stranded in Siberia, we get this. Sizzle!
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Get them off the dole, this argument goes, and they'll get off their butts. What these (mostly) guys are really saying, if you read closely between the lines -- because they won't say it outright -- is that extending unemployment insurance fosters laziness. Could this line of argument be any more insulting?
What remarkably few in America know is that today in both this country and around the world there are an estimated 27 million men, women, and children in bondage via the blight of human trafficking.
Governors and lawmakers in 25 states who rebuff federal support to expand state Medicaid programs to 4.8 million low-income people under the ACA are sacrificing thousands of lives and pushing away enormous economic development opportunities.
The website Equality-Of-Opportunity.org was established this year by four leading economists from Harvard and Berkeley, and it now headlines their maj...