Many - a significant portion I would argue - disapprove of the "fiscal cliff" deal because it does not increase taxes enough on the wealthy.
In the wake of the two mass shootings this summer, some American physicians consider this country's gun violence a social disease.
I can't recall another Republican Convention more full of lies, demagogy, sexism and racism as the one just concluded in Tampa.
As a nation, we cannot allow this hate crime (or any hate crime) to be swallowed up by the next news cycle and then forgotten.
Honestly I thought all of this nonsense with voting rights was settled twice. First in 1865 and second in the 1960s. But voter ID laws have been popping up all over the country, wherever a Republican legislature is to be found.
Polls show a near dead heat in the bitter battle pitting labor's legions against Walker's millions.
The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.
Thomas Frank, ex-Wall Street Journalist turned liberal political savant, is currently the darling of the airwaves for NPR and Democracy Now fans.
A 30-year-old William Shatner presents a convincing composite of a hatemonger: the consummate con man, full of easy charm and courtly manners that he uses to ingratiate himself with unsuspecting locals
Judging by polls after the speech that showed higher approval ratings, he hit his mark.