Mary Brown was the living embodiment of the "fighting Irish," a "never give up, never give in" spirit of independence and progressivism.
Following years during which they did everything possible to attack the president, congressional Republicans launched an attack on the IRS. The media cheerfully picked up on one-sided tales of IRS abuse.
The bravery of the first responders, whether public workers, runners, fans or race volunteers, in rushing toward those who were hurt and towards the explosion, smoke and chaos is to be saluted and recognized.
One after the other, city governments across the country have been ordering their police departments to evict protesters in the Occupy Wall Street encampments.
We've heard about the governments of the world trying to stifle the WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, but what is more interesting is U.S. government attempt to prevent American citizens from reading the website.
LONDON (PAI) - Conservatives in the United States and Great Britain have been marching, in lockstep, for over three decades, pushing a variety of almost identical comfort-the-comfortable policies that made their nations two of the most unequal in the world. But the marchers may now be headed in somewhat different directions.