The Republican Party is vigorously pursing reductions in the federal budget that will severely impact those who most need help. What is worse, many in the party are willing to shut the government down and disrupt the global economy in order to make their point.
It's no surprise that Warren's speech has drawn fire from the right. What is surprising is the weakness of the conservative response, which, in turn, demonstrates the air-tight case Warren has made about the pro-corporate trend at the Supreme Court.
As soon as Foreign Relations Committee members take money from the very companies that stand to make millions from military action, we the people can no longer be unequivocally sure that they are making decisions purely on the merits of what's best for our nation.
I want the world to go back to Default and be as it once was, when Congress and the Supreme Court were admired and respected, no politician would publicly criticize the U.S. while overseas, and everybody knew that Hawaii was a state.
We celebrate another Labor Day, a national holiday, and how do we remember it? I would like to remember it as some other developed countries celebrate it.
I was only 18, 50 years ago yesterday, when, against official advice warning of violence, a few of my friends and I trekked to the Lincoln Memorial from suburban Maryland for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
America has made progress on many fronts in the half-century since King electrified a crowd of 200,000 people, and millions of Americans watching on television, with his "I Have a Dream" address. But there is still much to do to achieve his vision of equality.
VP of Communications and Marketing for Human Rights Campaign Fred Sainz recently spoke with us at The Jefferson Hotel in Washington, D.C. about how th...
The Tang Hui case itself cannot be the considerable contribution to justice and rule of law in China that many would like it to be.
Consider David Usher of the "Center for Marriage Policy," claims the recent Supreme Court ruling on marriage created three legal classes for marriage. Usher is just making the stuff up to scare fundamentalist Christians into sending donations to his group.
Didn't we win this one already? ...
Montgomery County began issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples last month when a lesbian couple contacted the County through their lawyer and said they would like to get married.
Next time you go to a convenience store, you might notice that a video surveillance camera. Now, if you're there to rob the place, you might be annoyed. But most likely, you won't give it a second thought. The way I see it, the same rules apply to governmental Internet surveillance.
What it all boils down to is that Ted Cruz is free to run for president, as is just about anyone. Whether he can convince the country that he is eligible or not will likely be a matter of politics. It's open to anyone's interpretation who can and who cannot be president.
Bold, clear messaging with substance will be necessary in this cycle if the Dems want to bring out the voters. The language must continue to be sharp-edged, highlighting the Republicans' grossly destructive agenda.
If the Republican candidates believe that NBC and CNN are trying to stack the deck in favor of a Clinton candidacy then those candidates should say so, particularly on NBC and CNN.