Indeed, to those in my own party, I say that if we truly believe in a progressive vision of our society, we have the obligation to prove that we can afford our commitments. If we believe that government can make a difference in people’s lives, we have the obligation to prove that it works – by making government smarter, leaner and more effective.
Watch President Obama live as he speaks today at 10:35 am PDT (1:35 pm EDT) on his proposals for the 2012 budget and long term economic policies. A helpful hint, to live post without missing any of the speech, open a second window with this page and post in one […]
Especially in the old days of movie making, when an actress was as tall or taller than her leading man, a trench might be dug for her to stand or walk in so that on camera, she could look up at him and he could look down at her. The […]
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality. William Hazlitt Welcome back to”Exploring Morality”. In this chapter we will have a more general discussion about morals and ethics than in previous chapters. Moving away from academic theory and into the area of personal […]
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Republicans are pushing government towards a shutdown if they can’t take health care and rights away from women. Today’s theme for the Music Thread is a push back against that, songs about respect for and the strength of women. Respect – Aretha Franklin I Am Woman – Helen Reddy […]