Drones and Droning

After years of attacks by unmanned drones -- a practice that has seeded fear & enmity -- it takes a confirmation hearing for the Senate to finally question the White House about it.

The GOP's Immigrating, But Will They Get Amnesty?

GOP views on immigration are immigrating, and taking up new residence left of center, but after years of xenophobic crusading will they find a home among reformers?

Obama's Inarguable Inaugural

President Obama sparled his second term speaking of pay equity, marriage equality & ensuring rights for all Americans...a message Conservatives argued was divisive.

Putting Zen Back Into Citizen

While the NRA pushes a paranoid dystopia, the President proposes common sense steps to calm violence, cool tempers & control guns.

Maybe Kerry Will Beat Bush After All

In 2004, John Kerry proposed a new direction but America voted to stay the course in our wars. Now, America is happy to have drawn down in Iraq & Kerry will soon help us leave Afghanistan.

A New Year Resolution for a A New Year of Real Solutions

The fiscal cliff was an artificial problem caused by a Congress punting an issue and settled by Congress punting an issue.

We Have Bigger Problems Than The Mayans

The end of the world came and went and instead of a Mayan apocalypse, we saw the NRA proposing its own.

This Can't Be America's Christmas Carol

While the season calls for Peace on Earth, we mourn victims in Newtown and everywhere.

Let's Get Fiscal -- And Get Physical

The GOP say the only way to address the debt is to weaken Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security, but we know that healthy, secure Americans make a healthier, more secure America.

New Deal vs No Deal

Tax fairness is a pillar of a successful economy but the GOP wants to further tax cuts for the rich without saying how they'll pay for those cuts...meaning working Americans will pay the tab.

Deficit Politics Of, By and For the Birds

As we see the devastating impact of climate change which needs bold investment in societal change, deficit hawks shrilly squawk over pocket change.

Conservatives: Giving Thanks But Nothing More

While Walmart gives thanks for record profits it doesn't give its workers a living wage, health benefits or basic workplace rights.

Elections Come And Go, The GOP Stays The Same

The American people spoke on Election Day in support of the top 1% paying their fair share but Boehner & McConnell return to DC & immediately insist tax revenue is off the table.

Four More Years - Many More Beers

A historical, exhausting and costly campaign led to victory for a President who spent 4 years not tackling global warming, taxing billionaires, jailing bankers or reforming immigration.

The World We Fear, The Society We Want

Politicians who campaigned against each other have become elected officials who work together. After years of seeking Obama's Waterloo, the GOP now praises his leadership.

When Getting Lumped Beats Being Trumped

With "horses and bayonets" Mitt started a weak week, spending half the final debate getting trounced and half agreeing with the man doing the trouncing.

Bidding Biden to be Rid of Ryan

After Romney came out swingin' and fightin', and Obama seemed to be duckin' and hidin' the Dems turn the next round to Joe Biden.

Liar, Denier and Big Bird Fire-er

Mitt continued his big lie about Medicare -- and while Obama didn't take it lying down, he didn't stand up strongly enough, letting the lie live another day.