What Sen. Tom Cotton and his colleagues have done is to strengthen the hard liners' ability to stop a deal. Let's remember that if they are successful and the negotiations collapse, the international sanctions will almost certainly collapse as well.
While U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to negotiate the most critical elements of a deal to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons and avoid war, the Republicans are actively trying to undermine his efforts to get a deal.
Work slowdowns tend to be a blue-collar tactic, though they do occur in white-collar environments when deadlines continue to get pushed back. They may not be obvious, though; and as I've suggested, they're not always deliberate.
It's a strange time to be Arnold Schwarzenegger. The one-time (and future?) Conan the Barbarian's heyday sitting astride the global box office, bounding from blockbuster to blockbuster, seems like an eternity ago.
When it comes to campaigning and messaging -- as opposed to governing and solving real-life problems -- Republicans almost always surpass expectations. If Democrats "get it," they could use the same strategy to their great advantage.
Barack Obama NEVER intended to pass this latest stimulus bill. He pushed a bill that was deliberately intended to fail so he could attempt to blame the miserable failure of his presidency on a "do nothing Congress."
In a warped sense, educators in places where testing "improprieties" took place should be thanked. They revealed the one thing education reformers fear most -- the system being used to dismantle public schools has an Achilles' heel.
what if you can't stop feeling insecure no matter how deeply your partner tries to reassure you? Over time, he or she will be angry at you for invalidating the caring that was supposed to make you better.