What we've been witnessing during this health care reform process can easily be defined as "bipartisanship porn." It's a display of bipartisanship so obscene and excessive that it borders on perverse.
The hypocritical Republican crybabies at Fox are outraged over a heated exchange last Thursday between Obama's press secretary Robert Gibbs and their White House correspondent, Major Garrett.
The big irony, one that encapsulates our national innocence of death, is the assumption behind the Medicare rumor -- that people can indeed decide how they wish to die. If only that were true.
On the discomfort scale, 10 watching the Vice President go-off script on a Sunday talk show, 5 having an informal bite with Hillary, and 1 getting a foot massage on Air Force One as we fly into the sunset, I'd give it a 7.
Politics is like cancer -- if you don't catch it in time, you don't have a chance. If the budget deficits and deficits in jobs from offshoring are not caught now, by 2012 we'll give it back to the Republicans.
The Wall Street Journal whipped itself into a frenzy this morning in reaction to President Obama's attempt earlier this week to reassert his commitment to fiscal responsibility.
Gallup brings good news. Across the political spectrum, a growing majority of Americans favor allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military.
The President's refusal to investigate the Bush administration's policies and actions relating to the Iraq War is the embodiment of Vulcan logic -- free from messy human emotions and moral obligation.
We know you thrive on breaking news and our story is being suppressed, by evil banksters and their cronies, who would rather go bankrupt than confess.
Gibbs did what so many of us have dreamed of in restaurants, movie theaters, and crowded airports: He confiscated the phone and tossed it down an adjacent hallway.
Same rights, different name. Same rights, different vehicle. Same rights, delivered in a different way. Same rights, but....
It is early, but so far, OFA's legislative "organizing" efforts run the risk of being boring, vague and redundant.
"Free trade should be premised on fundamental respect for human rights, especially the rights of the workers producing the goods to be traded. In Colombia, workers cannot exercise their right without fear of being threatened or killed."
There is no excuse at all -- none -- for the White House to allow the bigotry and harassment of gays and lesbians in the armed forces to stand. Gays populate the armed services now.
We are in the midst of a revolution. The White House and other Democrats should shed their feigned distaste for equal rights for gays. Now is the time.
Obama's ambitions depend on his ability to nudge the news cycle away from the cable network- and Drudge-driven obsession with transient panics and cultural outrages. He's been partially successful so far.