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5 Reasons To Vote For Barack Obama

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

There are other equally valid reasons, of course, to vote for President Obama on November 6, but these five are at the top of my list. Each, taken separately, strikes me as persuasive. Together I find them compelling.

Wishing God a Good Night

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

We must never forget that there were Christians in World War II Europe, a small minority to be sure, who risked their lives to save Jews. And today there are Muslims who join forces with Jews and Christians to espouse and promote a spirit of tolerance.

The 2011 White House Christmas Party in Rare Photo Glimpses

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 02.20.2012 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

The East Room is a wonderland, the roast beef is perhaps the best in the country and while there is only one president among the many portraits of his...

Ike's Most Prescient Insight 50 Years Ago Went Unspoken

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Stanley Weiss

The military-industrial complex phrase is nearly always quoted out of the context of the speech. Eisenhower was neither condemning nor praising the military-industrial complex. He was making a much deeper point.

Guns, Religion and the Glenn Beck Rally

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What Barack Obama described in the 2008 campaign is what we are seeing unfold in the country. Guns and religion -- or, in other words, fear and intolerance.

The Left is Not Abandoning Barack Obama

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

I would like to stop our jail society, save our dysfunctional schools, rein in the Pentagon and turn the "war on terror" into a police action. Am I on the "left"?

Moderate Republicans Unhappy With Party's New Principles

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

The Republican Party is a ghost of its original self. It's no wonder reasonable, tolerant, progressive Republicans are jumping ship, while new recruits to the Party are diminishing.

Republicans For Obama

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

It began back in 2006 and now it is surfacing in the New York Times. Led by a former Bush fund-raiser and a former U.S. Senator who bolted the G.O....

Eisenhower's Granddaughter For Obama: Sign Of A GOP Shift?

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"You'll have to forgive me for being an Eisenhower Republican," joked Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the former five-star general and two-term Rep...

Obama's House Parties: DNC Platform Reports

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

If the main point of the meetings was to advance Obama's stated goal of increasing civic responsibility by getting Americans to talk politics with each other publicly, then the meetings were a success.