So now what? Will this cause our daughters to listen to jazz? Will everyone become jabbering leftists who burn the American flag and mock U.S. war dead?
The pledge is now 20 years old, and polls show that if anything, it is a burden on Republicans as the nation struggles to preserve popular programs such as Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid.
In New Jersey, it’s a nostalgia-infused recovery. In New York, it’s a campaign for a new age.
Instead I recommend that Iowa Democrats also hold a straw poll ever four years on exactly the same date so that we can have an event during the straw poll called "Dueling Polls."
The only shared sacrifice at Walmart is the sacrifice shared by workers whose situation is bleak, alternatives are slim and right to organize constantly obstructed.
Now, it is for us to ask, with all that we have achieved, have we yet reached the larger objective Lincoln envisioned for us, as a functional democracy in the 21st century
Hurricane Sandy revealed the strengths of a volunteer-driven cooperative relief effort pulling from the core values, relationships and skills of the Zuccotti Park movement.
The first headlines the GOP is making post-election are for going after Susan Rice, the current UN ambassador whom Obama wants to nominate as the Secretary of State. Not a smart move.
Can we stop to think for a second about how staggeringly pointless it is to expect sexual and moral purity from the head of the CIA?
Until Wednesday, President Obama hadn't faced questions from a room full of reporters since June. What did they want to know?
I'd like to think that the positive sounding things that House Majority Leader John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Obama have been saying, but much of their comments include worrisome hedging.
I live in a world made more exciting, creative, delicious, secure and enjoyable because so many non-White-Males have been around. I don't miss the White Male Era - because I never felt it was mine.
When I met General Petraeus I thought I was in the presence of a great leader. Perhaps I was. But that leadership has been entirely undone.
President Obama will hold his first news conference since before the election today at 1:30 pm in the White House briefing room.
We know that Barack Obama won the 2012 election by a convincing margin of electoral votes and a healthy popular vote. But we should also acknowledge that Mitt Romney, whose Secret Service name was Javelin, lost the election. Why?
According to the Washington Post, "Romney told the donors he believed ...
For all the impressive stuff that Reagan did, here’s one thing that he didn’t do: Win an election in 2012.
The chatter on both sides of the political aisle is as if Republicans haven't won an election in decades and likely won't ever again.
Talking about a fiscal cliff is scary, which is how it's intended. But cutting essential services should be scarier than borrowing money at record low interest rates.
At 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, President Obama will make his first comments on economic policy since the election. The president is expected to address the "fiscal cliff" the nation will face in January.
Indiana is as red as a baboons butt, but the Tea Party candidate was still too far to the right for Indiana voters, particularly when said candidate had such interesting ideas about God and rape.