Yes, we know it's all a show, that it's all about appealing to (appeasing) the NRA crowd, and demonstrating that a buttoned-down insider like Mitch McConnell is really one of the guys. Fine. But I have to say, there's something about it that just feels sinister.
Our faith is done a disservice by ministers who seek to have the most, rather than seek out those with the least. Kent's act does what ministry should: challenge, inform and enliven our faith lives.
If you can't get Republicans to heed the warnings of those in the military, you have to wonder what will make a dent in their consciousness.
The ability to control whether and when to have a child are key to the physical, social and economic health of women and families, and access to legal, safe and affordable birth control and abortion are essential to guarantee that ability.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusua...
I may have just met the happiest man in Texas. I was in Austin for a talk at the University of Texas, right before this year's South by Southwest fest...
Although the name "Obamacare" focuses attention on the President, his administration, and the federal bureaucracy, state actions will also be determinants of the success of the ACA.
Causes of greyhound deaths included including fatal injuries suffered during or after races, and heat stroke. Fifty-one of the dead greyhounds were under 3 years old; the two youngest dogs were both 17 months old. These majestic, perfectly healthy, gentle and loving animals were essentially run to death.
Regardless of the outcome of that case, Abbott ought to be harmed by his association with Nugent and the hypocrisy displayed by letting the rock 'n' roll embarrassment speak for his campaign.
by William McKenzie Martha Dominguez is my new hero. Really. And Texas ought to be listening to the El Paso educator. So should the rest of the cou...
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
We can assume that we are not as far along as we would be in the effort to provide equality if Mehlman, Rove, Bush, and McKinnon were as interested in their country as they were their own craven self interests and ambitions for power and money. Forgive them if you wish. I cannot.
This year, several Tea Party challengers seem to be crashing and burning early in the process. This could be very good news for the Establishment Republican wing of the party. Rather than have a candidate implode in the general election, when candidates self-destruct before the primary then they never become the nominee in the first place.
Barbecue has been used as a tool in American political campaigns for more than 150 years.
You are to be forgiven if you cannot think of anything that could be called a women's health "legislative achievement" coming out of Texas recently.