Consistency is overrated. It’s so 1950s. The game has changed. The point now is to command attention.
Rather than create more of a mess by scrapping the VA altogether, what we really need is to tap the nation’s best organizational minds for ideas to truly reform the VA.
I’m an accidental Democrat anyway, only because my grandma was one.
Evidence of Nixon's efforts to sabotage the Vietnam peace talks and thus frustrate President Johnson’s 11th-hour attempt to help Hubert Humphrey’s election surfaced many years after his presidency.
'Now I’m just a tired old liberal and I know very well that you cannot expect people to speak their lines like characters in a play you’ve imagined in your mind.'
It makes sense for the House to institute an ethics process serious enough so that when something goes wrong the majority party can claim to have dealt with it openly and forthrightly.
To be sure, 2016 was pretty rotten, but by no means the worst year in history, not even recent U.S. history. Surely we can individually and collectively strive to make 2017 as painless as possible, no?
President Barack Obama speaks of the need to “bear witness” to injustice. He did little else for Aleppo.
Biden and Brown offer instructive examples for their down-and-out party. Other than President Barack Obama, no Democrat offers a more compelling message and record than these two.
Traditional youth holiday job opportunities are increasingly being automated.Boosting minimum wage for entry level jobs is making things worse.
Whereas FDR – and Rockwell, his interpreter – fashioned the “Freedoms” as an argument for civilized democracy, today these ideals have been twisted as a justification for demagoguery, discrimination, and fear-mongering.
Boycotting Trump’s inauguration and holding protests outside his hotel is childish and accomplishes nothing.
Difficult discussions most continue on spending priorities, but that won't diminish what we know to be true: Our first responders are professional, effective, and have excellent leadership.
The state wants to deceive us into thinking that these cuts and privatization are changes that will actually benefit our loved ones. Do not take us for fools.
"I saw and heard a willingness from Democrats and Republicans to work together to begin pulling our state out of this budgetary mess."
The election of the nation’s first African-American president led to expectations that America would put its ugly racial past behind it and move forward into a more racially sensitive and tolerant future.
Forty years later I am still searching for the comfort and safety of small spaces and nooks.
German city confronts its terrible past and the result for a local Jewish leader is a lesson in atonement and forgiveness.
This is as good a time as any to clarify what swamps actually are and why they should be regarded as wonderful and valuable parts of nature
Without local newspapers to keep them honest, most, if not all, of the decisions made by municipal leaders would be kept entirely out of the public eye.