For 50 years the strength of the American middle class has been the foundation of our society, allowing us to achieve social and economic progress possible at no other time and nowhere else in the world. The growth of the middle class has been accompanied by the great forward leaps […]
It is unconscionable that a matter as important to potentially global war and peace is being subjected to the partisan...
In a desperate plea to scream “look at me” Mike Huckabee has jumped the shark. First he tweeted, “Planned Parenthood...
Most refreshing about Northern Virginia’s freshman congressman, Democrat Donald S. Beyer, Jr., is how brainy, eloquent...
I had a heated conversation with a nice, but terribly misguided Republican last night. He said that Donald Trump and the presidential Bozo Bus embarrassed him. He was apologetic and trying to explain that he wasn’t “one of them.” “They don’t represent me,” he said. “I’m not like that.” To […]Read more ›
It can be credibly argued that among the three or so most important political leaders responsible for the preservation and advance of the United States of America’s experiment in democracy was Sen. Henry Clay. He is hardly known anymore to the casual observer of this nation’s history. He’s not on […]Read more ›
In a grotesque ode to Big Government, several Republican presidential candidates bowed before the National Right to Life Committee, to vow that they planned to put Uncle Sam in charge of women’s reproductive choices. GOP hopeful Jeb Bush praised the “extraordinary work” of the National Right to Life Committee and […]Read more ›
“Fasten your seatbelts,” she said. “It’s going to be a bumpy night.” The Greek debt is the tip of the iceberg, with Puerto Rico’s debt and American student loan debt also ready to explode. Beyond the bursting of its speculative market bubble, China’s economic slowdown is contributing to a huge […]Read more ›
The California State Assembly passed a sweeping bill that mandates that school children be vaccinated. No longer can irresponsible parents opt out of vaccinating their kids and be exempted for personal or religious reasons. The only way you can now exempt your child is for a legitimate medical purpose. California […]Read more ›
“Let me not to the marriage of true minds/Admit impediments. Love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds,/Or bends with the remover to remove:/O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark,/That looks on tempests and is never shaken;/It is the star to every wandering bark,/Whose worth’s unknown, although his height […]Read more ›