In 33 Republican-governed states, new laws have been proposed or enacted that make voter laws much stricter.
There's cheerful news, sort of, for those frustrated Texans who have completely given up.
What's the budget debate about? Obama put the question of "how to balance the budget" in the context of "what kind of country will we be?"
From Oklahoma's Sally Kern to Donald Trump, it would appear that the party of Lincoln has become the party of John Wilkes Booth.
President Obama got it right when he said the Republican Party's goal is about "changing the basic social compact in America." Politics, however, does not begin at the top.
The famed Robin Hood and his men fought to take from the rich to help the poor. Today we see the top 2 percent, the rich capitalist class, doing the opposite.
There is another way to turn around the annual deficit and ultimately eliminate the national debt.
It is important to take a look at them and their Republican cohorts to see what they are up to and what they really want.
Andrew Breitbart: remember him? Now he's also turned his greasy rightwing eye on the Communist Party.
No, it's not Chicken Little, the children's fable about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end. It's the Republicans and their tea party pals.