Rick Santorum finally had his moment on the RNC convention stage, all b.
When we turned on the TV to watch the Republican Convention this evening we saw what appeared to be a hyperactive GOP advance man gesticulating from the stage.
She's baaaaa-aaaack! The Romney/Ryan campaign has resurrected Reagan's "Welfare Queen." It would be laughable, if they weren't serious, if the stakes weren't so high, and if there weren't so likely to get away with it.
As I've noted before, we have a saying in the south that often applies to national politics: "A hit dog will holler":
Before Andrew Leonard's paean to paying taxes (inspired by his house catching fire) sparked me to write a different post on Friday, I'd intended to write a wrap-up post, comparing Mitt Romney's NAACP speech to
I confess, when I heard Mitt Romney would be making his official pitch for the African-American vote at the NAACP convention, I groaned. "Why, oh why couldn't it have been Newt Gingrich?" Seriously, it would have been so much more fun to watch. Or even Rick Santorum.
What is now more clear than ever is that building a progressive political force is a 24/7/365 effort.
When I walked into the "What's Next for the LGBT Community" at the Take Back the American Dream conference, I thought I already knew what I would write about it afterwards.
When I read about the recent polls indicating a huge shift among African-Americans towards supporting same-sex marriage — a Public Policy Polling survey showing that 57% of African Americans s
President Obama nearly cost me five bucks.
I know you are asking today, "How long will it take?".
The 99% Spring movement is starting to make itself heard at corporate shareholder meetings around the country. And next week it really gets started and will be big. (I'll be reporting from the GE shareholder meeting next week in Detroit.)
Is there a house in your neighborhood that everybody hates to walk past? You know, the one with broken and boarded up windows, trash left to gather on the lawn, and grass so overgrown it’s becoming a habitat for rodents? If you have a house like that in your community, you know it’s more than ju...
The 99% Spring movement has been training people to lead non-violent protests, and action against corporate control begins next week. Click here to find out what is happening near you. "900+ Events, 49 states, Tens of Thousands of People, Hundreds of Groups -- This is historic.
With George Goehl
It if seemed as though Newt Gingrich — veteran of pitched partisan battles, and no-holds-barred ideological cage matches — had been off his game of late, he came roaring back during the GOP debate in South Carolina.
In the fight over what little soul is left of the Republican Party, Mitt Romney has shown his willingness to double down on racial injustice.
Here's some video of an arrogant white man lecturing a black man about what black people have a right to be offend by --- on Martin Luther King day:
"We could use a massive, dramatic confrontation on behalf of the more than 27 million who are unemployed or underemployed today," I wrote one year ago. "The spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. would certainly be in its midst."
Here it comes again.