A recent court action against Texas is important, but it should not fool us into believing that existing laws are sufficient to protect voting rights. Indeed, the central lesson from Texas is that Congress must update the Voting Rights Act.
But for a few twists of fate, Sam Houston's face might adorn Mount Rushmore. Houston's impact on the course of our nation's history places him in the upper echelon of influential Americans.
By law, the EPA is tasked to investigate groundwater contamination cases and punish violators of the law with criminal sentences. Instead, the industry has run roughshod over communities nationwide, letting polluters go free with no EPA accountability.
Intermittency Of Renewables Is Shrinking reports Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica. Solar thermal can be designed to be continuous, off-shore wind has l...
For Obama's offensive on the economy to work, a few Democrats need to "have his back" and help him push his initiatives. Starting with the minimum wage -- an issue wildly popular among voters.
Sure, it's a bit premature to compare our situation to an Orwellian future, but this is how it starts. And, short of a droid shutting down the Death Star, how can we stop these politicians from squeezing out even more of our freedom and privacy in the name of God or National Security?
Tell Gynoticians like Rick Perry, Trent Franks, Pat McCrory and the Pat McCrorys of women like representative Jodie Laubenberg and Marsha Blackburn that enough is enough: We aren't just coming for their laws, we're coming for their JOBS.
For a party that claims a strong desire for limited government and personal freedom, Republicans' inject themselves into the lives of others with complete disregard for their well-being or right to personal freedoms.
Even a short break from the stress of everyday life is enough to trigger a renewed sense of health and well-being. But choose to spend your reprieve at a wellness retreat, and your mental and physical fitness will reach new heights.
I have lived the interconnectedness of our world since birth and know that America's strength comes from within and from our global diversity.
As U.S. production of crude oil continues to grow, new studies in the journal Science say the very methods used to extract the resource could be behin...
While Perry's ill-fated 2012 presidential campaign will go down in the history books as a good example of an epic failure, this has not completely discouraged Governor Perry and his supporters.
This week, the fight between Texan politicians and Texan women over women's rights took a rather absurd turn as the state troopers at the Texas capito...
I'm not stupid, American women aren't stupid, and the men with whom many of us share our lives aren't stupid. We get the big picture, even if we don't all know all the details of the more than 300 abortion restrictions lawmakers introduced during this year's legislative sessions -- some of the most restrictive and extreme we've seen in years.
God was nowhere near the signing of that bill into law today in Texas -- nor was the Constitution of the United States of America.
What evidence did he present, which metaphors did he use, which rhetorical strategies did he utilize for his legal argument that swayed the United States Supreme Court to finally recognize us and ensure that we would be granted all the rights and privileges guaranteed by the Constitution?