In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
With no end in sight to the federal government shutdown, Republican governors eyeing the 2016 presidential race are pitching themselves as can-do politicians and highlighting records of achievement. Although unstated, their goal is clear — draw a contrast with their...
The government shutdown could last for many days or even weeks because politically safe lawmakers in both parties feel little pressure to compromise. Heavily gerrymandered districts make many House Democrats and Republicans virtual shoo-ins for re-election, insulating them from everything...
Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they're taking sides with a Democratic president whose health care and regulatory agenda they have vigorously opposed. President...
Health care is reuniting President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The two are set to appear together Tuesday to discuss Obama's health care law at a session sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative, the former president's foundation. The joint...
For politicians, there are few more desirable career opportunities than an open seat in the U.S. Senate. But in New Jersey, where Frank Lautenberg's death this week created such a spot — to be filled in a special election in...
It could be the only day before Nov. 6 without explicit partisan rancor. Both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney plan to take down their negative ads in honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
The campaign of President Barack Obama lied not once, but at least twice, about both its knowledge and role in the use of a Missouri steelworker in a controversial pro-Obama SuperPAC political ad claiming the worker's wife died of...
[vimeo 44572780 w=460 h=258] War should be a major issue in Campaign 2012. Sadly, it is not. Both incumbent President Barack Obama and presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney support sending Americans to fight and die for questionable causes.  Afghanistan has become Obama's...
[vimeo 35080488 w=500 h=281] Political protest and statement can come in many forms and activists have long used music to spread a message, be it "Give Peace a Chance" by John Lennon, "This Land is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie,...
[vimeo 36143121 w=475 h=267] Meet Elmer Underwood. He's a farmer in Indian Valley, a rural mountain community in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. Speaking at a public hearing on proposed wind turbines in Floyd County, Virginia, Underwood let the board...