In West Virginia, we have some of the shortest life spans, highest poverty rates, oldest median ages, worst educational investments, and most dangerous work environments in the country.
It is amazing how fast momentum can shift in politics. And it usually happens for reasons that could not have been predicted.
Largely obscured by the Syrian crisis in recent weeks have been the moves - from joke to extortion to possible treason - by Republicans in their rabid war against Obamacare.
Progressive Cinema critic Bill Meyer announces the James Agee Cinema Circle Progie Award winners from 2009.
"Julie and Julia" is the most underrated movie of the year.