Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life hell for the President and Democratic House members.
Five decent, caring, dedicated and hard working adults were wiped out in Sandy Hook Elementary School by someone brandishing two 9mm pistols (a Glock and Sig Sauer) and a Bushmaster .223 AR-15 rifle. Tragically, 20 little boys and girls were also killed, either kindergartners or first graders. The school was populated by 5-10 year olds. This is highly personal. My father-in-law was raised in Newtown, where the village of Sandy Hook is located. The current Newtown population is about 26,000. My wife is a teacher. We have 5 children, 3 grandchildren.
South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private school profiteers
The numbers don't lie: they didn't lie on Election Night, and they do not lie in the longer run when they prove that America is becoming more, not less progressive.
If you want to get an idea of what Republican revenge for President Obama's victory in 2012 looks like, look no further than Michigan.
Bryan Fischer introduces Barack the Destroyer, the man who wants to destroy America and make Americans suffer because of their racism
Gary Bray, Republican Party chairman in Washington County, Oregon, called liberalism an 'atheistic cult' which seeks 'utopian enslavement'
American voters approve of President Barack Obama's job performance by 53-40 percent, his best approval rating in three years.
When West Point hosted its first gay marriage this past weekend, the Religious Right went bananas, talking about moral cliffs and decadence
The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as grotesque unemployment numbers and economic status exists today.
Conservatives have convinced themselves of libearlism's illigitimacy; now they have convinced themselves liberalism will fail
Facts crash into belief where Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is concerned. How could Obama have paid for it when he hates Israel?
Apparently, to Grover Norquist an agreement with him is as legally binding as a mortgage, at least in his own self-important, inflated head.
The Republican Party's doldrums are likely to continue until they acknowledge reality, but there are no signs of that happening soon
In calling in a missing paper report I was surprised to learn that my small newspaper used an overseas call center to respond to my concerns
School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools are the the Republican hammer to be used to prise it out of our hands.
Cracks begin to appear in the no new taxes wall as Saxby Chambliss signals a willingness to rethink the question of revenue
The 2012 election was especially satisfying for the Presidency and the new faces that will show up in Congress, especially the Senate.
Even in troubled times, there are a great many things to be grateful for. Here are a few of mine.
Another one of the 24 percent tells the 76 percent to get out because America is THEIR country: white and Evangelical