About a week ago, I was minding my own madness when suddenly I found myself being harangued because I could not name a TV show I like or follow. I won’t reveal the names of those who were badgering me in the office; we will just refer to them as Brandy Pickering and Kathy McCauley (the creative goddesses).
Most Americans value equality because of the ringing words of Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal….”
Well gang, another year is shot to hell. And it didn’t take long to slide away.
Throw a rock into a quiet pond and you will see that ripples are created far past the rock’s impact. That’s what’s happening today as a result of decreasing oil prices across the world
The votes are counted, but contributions continue flowing to participants in this year’s election.
The year was 1798 and the Federalists, fearful of the French Revolution spreading to the United States, passed three Alien Acts as well as a Sedition Act, which prosecuted and imprisoned those who publicly criticized the government.
There is hope for the modern world, discovered in the most unlikely of devices.
The battle we are now witnessing between the president and the Republicans in Congress over immigration is a strange one.
Given all the words and images devoted to the midterm elections over the past few weeks, you’d think the results had told us something vital about the future of the country. In reality, they were just a curtain-raiser.
Democrats are trying to sort out what went wrong in November’s general election and why the presence of Initiative 594 on the ballot didn’t motivate more of their voters to turn out.
There were only a few surprises in last week’s elections. The outcome turned out to be pretty much what I expected.
Looks like the Grand Old Party got its groove back.
Republicans may find that their midterm election victory is only temporary.
Well friends, we have another crazy damned bunch of hellions stomping around in the Middle East. (This being a family newspaper, I’m not allowed to use more colorful and appropriate descriptive terms.)
Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government.
November’s election needs to be about the people who are unemployed or underemployed and how best to increase wages.
Kolton Wong hit an inside pitch out of the park Sunday to hand the St. Louis Cardinals a win over the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series.
Why isn’t the House of Representatives up for grabs like the Senate? If you’ve been watching the Congressional election races recently you know the Senate is up for grabs between Democrats and Republicans.
Thousands have been protesting in Hong Kong over Beijing’s assertion of its power over its election process.
“Putin surely understands that trying to subdue Ukraine would be like swallowing a porcupine. His response to events there has been defensive, not offensive.” These are the words of the author, John J. Mearshimer, in his insightful article (“Why the Ukraine Crisis is the West’s Fault”) in the September/October 2014 edition of “Foreign Affairs.”