Can the Christie Bridge Scandal Damage Democracy?
Brian Ross in The Huffington Post: The Northern White Rhinoceros is listed as the most endangered species on Earth, but truly, the other “RINO,” the moderate Republican is virtually extinct. With Chris … Continue reading
Is the Neocon-Tea Party War Running American Democracy Over the Political Cliff?
The future of this Democracy is no longer a Republican-Democrat thing. It rests in the results of a dogfight for the steering wheel of the GOP’s 1966 Thunderbird as it … Continue reading
DOMA Ruling as Misdirection: The Gift was to States Rights Advocates, not the LGBT Community
Last week, three landmark cases at the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) were delivered. The timing of the rulings was all but coincidental. The easy interpretation that will follow this week is … Continue reading
What’s Wrong with a Black History Month?
It’s Black History Month. Many conservatives, Libertarians and Tea Partiers disapprove. So what else is new? Charles C. W. Cooke of the Right-wing National Review suggests that Black History Month is contrived and “over with.” He … Continue reading
Remember the day after the mid term elections in 2010? President Obama was not shy about stating that his party, of which he is the standard bearer, took a major … Continue reading
This Doomed Elephant Can’t Change Its Spots
The punditocracy has been abuzz for a post-election news cycle rife with the electoral stomping that Mitt Romney and the GOP took from minorities and women. Wonks and wags … Continue reading
When Politics Becomes Religion
“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip. Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading
Gay is not Okay in the Chicken Cult: Chick-Fil-A’s Qualified Promise to the LGBT Community
OPINION – Last week, several news outlets reported that Chick-fil-A had promised to stop giving to anti-Gay groups after the fast food chain became the center of a turbulent social … Continue reading
Paul Ryan’s Con of America on God, Government, and the Governed
Our freedom is derived from God and nature, not government. It’s a big applause line for V.P. hopeful Paul Ryan on the stump, and it got a huge whoop at … Continue reading