Summer Hopes, Some Are Hopeless

From Egypt's Arab Spring to Morsi's sudden fall, peaceful possibility turned to clash & confrontation as democratic dreams are dashed by death & devastation.


Mourning After Obama's Morning After

The President got in bed with Republicans to help him pass gun control legislation, but it was no love-match, they screwed him over & the morning after has left us with no new laws.


Are They Ignoring or Just Ignorant?

As the GOP tries to connect to Latino voters, they first apologize for a Congress member's slur -- which he says he didn't realize was a slur.


The Grand Old Party or A Gay Old Party

As arch-conservatives cling to definitions of marriage as between a man and a woman, more and more Americans come to believe that people have the right to marry whom they love.


These Rats Are Still On Their Sinking Ship

Instead of stalling senseless sequester slashing, the GOP prefers to prove a point by sinking a ship instead of saving it -- but it's their Party's that's submerging slowly.


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?


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.


Medicare Age Requirement Should Go Down, Not Up

Recently there has been talk by Republican lawmakers and the media about a deal to help solve the Fiscal Cliff issue and they think that Medicare’s age requirement s


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.