Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.
We were both exhausteded but buoyed by the growing excitement and the sense evident on everyone's face that the long awaited victory was at hand.
Today it's hard to believe that one once had to be a Protestant to hold high office.
The "Frankenstorm" is the latest reminder that voters in the 2012 Elections have a stark choice between radically different approaches to environmental policy.
Proposition 32, "Stop Special Interest Money," is being funded by shady corporate front groups unleashing a torrent of money as Election Day nears.
The most extreme voices in the Republican Party have been quiet as church mice as Mitt Romney has migrated to more moderate positions.
Billy Koehler died on March 7, 2009, for lack of health insurance. Mitt Romney said on Oct. 10, 2012, that's impossible.
For the past year the left has debated the merits of participation in the election process. As you might expect, not everyone is on the same page.
The airwaves were flooded for at least 48 hours this week with declarations telling us who won the first of the three big presidential debates.
Ever get that creepy feeling you are being followed? In 1969, a friend and I were walking down a street when that spooky feeling crept over me.