Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.
Private sector jobs are important, but our democratic rights are more important.
Even though they're afraid to utter the W word, it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the majority of voters.
Obama's American Jobs Act is better than we expected, and although it does not do enough, it should be supported while pushing for more and better proposals.
Millions were horrified when the tea party audience shouted "yeah" and cheered at the suggestion that a sick man with no health insurance should be allowed to die.
The GOP presidential candidates proffered a free-market fairy tale straight from their alternate universe.
Perhaps in an effort to show off his conservative potential, Cain has made a string of controversial comments.
Elizabeth Warren represented the moral opposite of the decadence in Wall Street that nearly ruined, and may yet ruin, the whole nation.
Cantor's most cruel political grandstanding came after the terrible tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing and injuring hundreds this year. Cantor proclaimed that he would block all federal relief funding for the suffering people of Joplin until Democrats agreed to cut a similar amount from the budget.
The so-called "debt ceiling" crisis is upon us and it's becoming a test of sanity how long it will take all reasonable people to conclude that the Republican Party has painted its teeth orange, and jumped off a cliff.