Preventing measles in America doesn't require more troops on the border, it requires putting more vaccination needles in our children.
Congratulations are in order to every civic leader, health professional (many of them American) and citizen who has worked to eradicate the threat of Ebola from the daily lives of people in Liberia, Sierre Leone and Guinea.
All too often, the export of democracy has looked a lot like the export of imperialism, and America's defense of freedom translated into right-wing dictatorships
Two recent events have brought out the Republican Party's inner racist demon -- the GOP's Senate primary runoff election in Mississippi and the current crisis at the border involving migrant children from Central America.
On Wendesday morning's episode of Morning Joe, host Mika Brzezinski played separate video clips of Republicans claiming President Obama needs to be impeached. One video clip came from former half-term Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin.
Two of the oddest couples in election history were created this year when Mormon Governor Mitt RMoney picked multimillionaire Congressman Paul Ryan as his veep.