This war has to be ended, and closure has to be effected. And that includes the return of our only American soldier in captivity — regardless of the details of his capture.
Americans have had their fill of misguided wars and fruitless military interventions dating back decades — at least to Vietnam. Obama has essentially said: “Enough.”
It is people who kill, not guns; and mental illness is a major cause of such mass shootings. But the NRA shouldn’t assume Americans can handle so many guns.
Reviewing my journey to this condition has been interesting and awakening to me. Let me explain.
Conservatives have made a concerted effort to trace any and all negative events in the country back to the White House.
The major reasons for the high incident of drug-related incarceration are the rules established from “war on drugs” laws, long mandatory-sentence requirements, and the “three strikes” laws.
The assault-weapon ban has such powerful logic, it is amazing it has developed such strong resistance.
When justice meets journalism, an early question these days is this: What is a journalist?
Why would today’s seniors fight against a legislation that was not even relevant to them? Here are a few good reasons.
There are few, if any, meaningful spending cuts that can be accomplished with the current budget as it is structured; and none realistically can be deficit-neutral.
Most Americans are tired of the politicization of tragic events such as the killing of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Benghazi.
Beyond the confusion over the way the amendment is written, there are several other excellent reasons to repeal it.
There are at least three good reasons for the government to act to help its citizens make better food choices.
If you cherish American history, recall that it has been a continuum of inclusion, greater voting rights, expanding the franchise, and encouraging wider participation.
Although Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan wouldn’t affect today’s retirees, there are multiple reasons for them to lead the opposition.
Despite Mitt Romney’s huge campaign chest and a still-weak economy, he likely will not be able to unseat the president.
Politics in today’s America (especially presidential politics) is so unbecoming, so unattractive, so exhausting, so … well, you get the idea.
The trend seems to be a further decline each election cycle, and amelioration or improvement is nowhere in sight.
Never, in the history of our nation, have our citizens enjoyed so much freedom — and in more ways than ever before.