Sadly, the decline of newspapers continues. I learned from an award-winning photographer who was just laid off that editors are asking reporters to use their i-Phone cameras to cover stories.
Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress, Americans should brace themselves for a serious Koch-style assault on revenue and government agencies. Last year, Mitch McConnell told Kansas Governor Sam Brownback that Republicans were panting to enact a Koch-Kansas economic assault on America that Brownback imposed by giving the rich monumental tax breaks at […]
It’s the end of an eventful year and the beginning of a new one. I had visions of a fresh start as I sat down to write my final political words of 2014. I’ve had a lot to say about American gun culture over the past 12 months and figured it might be refreshing to […]
GOP Majority Whip Steve Scalise voted against making MLK. Day a state holiday twice while he was in the Louisiana state legislature.
Mayor de Blasio with the notion in the NYPD that they are engaged in a war against their superiors or law-abiding citizens
A Religious Right list of 33 Examples of Intolerant Liberalism in 2014 turns out (surprise!) to be examples of conservative intolerance
As Steve Scalise struggles to distance himself from David Duke, EURO and his involvement with a racist conference twelve years ago, he has found at least one ally who will vouch for his character — Rep. Steve King (R-IA).
Nancy Pelosi hammered John Boehner for not standing up to the extremists in his own party after it was revealed that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise gave a speech to a racist hate group.
While guest hosting Fox News’ Hannity Monday night, Katie Pavlich said during a panel discussion that President Obama “has a track record of being anti-police” without providing any concrete proof of that being the case.
New York Republican Congressman Michael Grimm is resigning, after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion.
This week it was revealed that the third ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is guilty of pandering to a white supremacist extremist organization founded by former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke.
These men want to make 2015 about them, and Dems should be more than happy to grant their wish given the GOP desire to forget George W. Bush
Although New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is tired of hearing about increasing the minimum wage, it is worth noting that this January 1, nine states, including New Jersey, will see their minimum wages rise because of indexed increases.
Pope Francis plans to issue an edict on climate change in 2015.
Are the protesters responsible for the death of the officers? If yes, then the Tea Party is responsible for the death of the two Las Vegas officers.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is speaking out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Vermont Senator listed ten ways that the TPP would harm working families.
Two days after hundreds of NYPD police officers turned their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke at Officer Rafael Ramos’ funeral, the mayor was heckled and booed at the NYPD graduation ceremony in New York Monday.
His list of accomplishments, even minus any opposition, would be staggering. Considering the odds against him, they are truly monumental
During a comprehensive interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep that was released Monday, President Obama spoke at length on a number of hot-button topics and issues that have come to the forefront in 2014. One of the issues he touched on was race relations in this country.
The endless Republican anti-Obama campaign suffered another defeat as for the seventh consecutive year President Obama was named the most admired man in the world by Gallup.