As the Chicago Teacher's strike appeared over and over on the news, I began to think about what an evaluation of another group of public employees may unearth -- the performance and efficacy of our Congressmen and women.
Only one letter separates word from work. Words, ideas, thoughts can become the basis for work. By concentrating on and working the pivot points, we can translate concepts into action and get America working again. Let's get to work!
Spitzer and Matalin focus on the Big Two 2012 issues: go back to Bushonomics or stick with Teddy Obama? And there's consensus that GOP anti-immigrant rhetoric risks losing Hispanic voters and swing states. Like Texas?
We face, today, our own hard and inescapable facts that call into question what the most important pursuits of America's responsibility and purpose at home and abroad really are. Guns to kill people in other countries or butter to save people in our own?
In spite of the great benefits of the U.S.'s long-standing commitment to basic science research and the breakthroughs it has enabled, Congress stands poised to undermine this cornerstone of American economic competitiveness.
The decision on how we achieve deficit reduction now returns to the full Congress. They can do right by the American people and end wasteful subsidies, close corporate tax loopholes and direct taxpayer money to important public priorities.