Many new Tea Party candidates that were elected to Congress have been almost entirely focused on the economy. They are neither interested nor necessarily knowledgeable about foreign policy issues -- that's a problem.
A defeat for Harry Reid in his senate race in Nevada would not be a bad thing for Democrats. The fact that he has such difficulty getting re-elected in Nevada against a loony right opponent says it all.
Most of my white friends see Sharron Angle's ads as the ugly, opportunistic stunts they are. But we need to see the larger picture. Angle could win next Tuesday, and she's let us know what to expect if she does.
The Inquisitions were infamous for their intolerance and hostility to science. Six centuries later, we still have wannabe inquisitors among us, and they are growing their ranks through the support of like-minded candidates.
I don't expect to die anytime soon, yet I still have life insurance. So think of supporting the campaign of Coons as life insurance. We don't think we'll need it, but our loved ones be happy that we had it.
With Christine O'Donnell's victory, Tea Baggers are sending the same kind of naive, misguided, anger-fueled message to the Republican Party that the Naderites sent to Democrats in the 2000 presidential election.
Paladino is taking dehumanization of the poor to its logical conclusion. If it's their fault they're jobless, then it follows that they are somehow lesser beings. We should just lock them away and throw away the key.