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A 'Bill to Bill' Meeting with President Clinton

Bill Marriott | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Bill Marriott

One of the benefits of being an old guy and living in Washington, D.C., is that I have had the privilege of meeting almost every U.S. President since Eisenhower.

Even When Politicians Fight, Americans Often Agree

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Can we agree on this? Americans still think alike much of the time even if our politicians don't. To get heads nodding, just say someth...

Get Active! Get Engaged! Get Informed!

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media
Ivanley Noisette

The 24-hour news cycle is not always conducive to objective truth-seeking. Instead, it is often more proficient at focusing on surface generalizations and reaching premature and sometimes baseless conclusions.

Ten Things You Need Not Worry About

Mark Morford | Posted 05.28.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There are plenty of things to concern yourself with. There are far too many things that wish to stress you out, slap you asunder and make you feel heavy, sad and lost. These should not be among them.

Obama's Rick Warren Pick Makes Perfectly Good Sense

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The 60 to 80 million Christian evangelicals are still too big, too important, and too politically strategic to ignore. Obama knows that and that's a big reason why Warren will pray at his inauguration.

Howard Zinn Will Vote For Obama But Says Direct Action is Needed

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

"Obama will not fulfill that potential for change unless he is enveloped by a social movement, which is angry enough, powerful enough, [and] insistent enough"