Impeachment? Who Said Anything about Impeachment?

Impeachment? Who Said Anything about Impeachment?

Surely you thought that partisan posturing by far-right Congress critters couldn’t get any nuttier. But here comes the GOP’s claim that all the talk about impeaching President Barack Obama is being led by…Barack Obama! Having discovered that the larger...
The End of Pot Prohibition As We Know It

The End of Pot Prohibition As We Know It

How much longer will it take before the United States declares a truce in the Drug War? This latter-day prohibition is taking an immense toll. And the stakes ought to be low, given that most Americans don’t want anyone jailed for being caught with small amounts...
What Obama Should Order Next: Paycheck Fairness

What Obama Should Order Next: Paycheck Fairness

When President Barack Obama talked about pay equity in his State of the Union speech last month and connected the dots between gender and low-wage work, advocates in the audience were ecstatic. Representative Rosa DeLauro, lead sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act...
It’s Health Care, Not Software

It’s Health Care, Not Software

So the Affordable Care Act didn’t exactly deliver the greatest website. What did we get after all those years of haggling? Only health insurance for 9 million people (and counting) who didn’t have it before. Only an end to pre-existing medical conditions...
The Other Government Shutdown

The Other Government Shutdown

What do you do when a faction of the U.S. Senate simply refuses to do a critical part of its job? That’s the dilemma that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid faced in mid-November when the Senate’s Republican minority tried once again to stall the work of...
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