Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird … it’s a plane. Nope, it’s Super Congress. Where caped, congressional crusaders will wage the battle between good and evil far above the heads […]
Are commitment to the principle of small government and the power to invest their money as they wish reasons enough to motivate Republicans to fight to roll back Social Security?
Cut Medicare payments and tweak Social Security. Cut defense spending by directly reducing spending and getting out of Iraq and Afghanistan. Raise income, corporate, and payroll taxes. These issues essentially define what […]
The federal deficit is a major topic of conversation these days, both in the media and around the nation’s water coolers and copiers. In fact, many freshmen Republican Representatives and Senators believe […]
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
by Joseph Domino There is perhaps no topic in America where we talk out of two sides of our mouths more than Education. Education is in crisis at all levels, but at […]
In recent days, two of our foremost progressive economic experts have weighed in on the stealth war that conservatives are waging on Social Security. First, William Greider, describes this hair-raising scenario at […]
Probably every candidate who has ever run for President has claimed to be running to improve the future. This is especially true about this election cycle because so much has gone horribly […]
NYTimes commentator Paul Krugman is an economist who tackles all sorts of issues beyond just the economy, and I’ve been reading him since the early 1990s when I first discovered the New […]