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California Primary Ballot Hodgepodge: We Need a Return to Voting By Party Members Only

Michael Russnow | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Wasn't the purpose of political primaries to take the process out of the hands of big city bosses and to allow the citizenry of each state to choose their nominees?

Should Anthony Weiner Resign for Lying?: If So, Lots More Congressmen Should Go for Their Lies and Deeds

Michael Russnow | Posted 08.09.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

The main thing I draw from the Anthony Weiner incident is that the greater shame is in our puerile culture and how the media feeds the frenzy. On its own face their actions are ludicrous and the well-paid media honchos should be equally ashamed.

Finance Reform a Historic Accomplishment

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Last evening, the U.S. Senate passed a financial regulatory reform bill by a 59-39 vote, including four Republicans. While the legislation still conta...

Why 60 Senate Votes? Why Should 10% Veto 90%?

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Who elected Joe Lieberman the president of health care? Abuse of the filibuster and special interest money may still combine to stop health care reform and stop America from becoming a 21st century society.