When the London (and other English cities)riots rampaged earlier this year, I read with droll amusement, the armchair activist quarterbacks' wistful comments in Huffington Post and elsewhere, basking in admiration and awe of what they thought they were seeing. Viewed from...
On the Debt Ceiling deal, the word was that Obama "caved". Did he? The evidence indicates otherwise.
  America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ~Abraham Lincoln   Lincoln's words are as true today as they were over 160 years ago when he first spoke...
In their Class War against Americans, what the wealthy fail to understand is blowback. Once a democracy no longer serve its people, they stop looking to elections to solve their problems and take their destiny (and pitchforks and torches) into their own hands.
When I was growing up in a Democratic kitchen, my parents made the difference between Democrats and Republicans abundantly clear. Keep in mind that this was in the 1960s, and I was a small child, just starting school, when Kennedy...

This Year’s Model

OK, it's official. Elizabeth Warren is running for the Senate in Massachusetts. She's challenging big, bad Scott Brown, who's voted with the Democrats as much as he has his own side, and who used the Tea Party financing to get elected...
The world looks very much different now than it did 10 years ago.  The lives of every American changed forever that day and in the days that followed.  One transformation to come out of 9-11 was the rise of...
Join us tonight to live blog during Pres. Obama's Jobs Speech before a joint session of Congress. Until then, feel free to comment about your thoughts about what he should say, what we should do to get our economy back on track and how all of this connects with the 2012 elections.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBbV7mURP0I I know all there are scores of too-cool-for-school kids who hang out on Bill Maher's Facebook page and stoke this little man's enormously fragile ego. Bill's always been a big fan of Ron Paul's, although he's not too keen on...

Attitude Problem

I was born a Democrat. My parents were Democrats before me. My father cast his first vote at 21 in 1936, for FDR. Four years later, when she turned 21, my mother did the same. She came from a...

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