The Midwest is awash in flags and bumper stickers boasting support for the troops and the good ol' red, white and blue. But, lately we have seen more and more "Come home!" messages.
Real patriotism requires coming to terms with the grimmer side of American history.
This summer the U.S. may be facing its "most dangerous remaining mission" in Iraq - getting our troops out.
Re-electing Obama in 2012, preserving unions and public services, defeating racism, advocating for LGBT rights, fighting for a massive jobs program and ending the wars overseas are must win battles.
NEW YORK - The CPUSA held its First Annual Conference in New York City, today, April 16.
I was suspicious of the UN Security Council's establishment of a Libya no fly zone from the beginning, and events seem to be proving me right.
However, there is a solution to knowing if Americans want a war or not. Tax checkoff.
After President Obama's March 28 address to the nation on the U.S. and NATO military intervention in Libya, many questions remain.
President Obama needs to stand up against the warhawks, by moving toward a quick cease-fire in Libya.
"Once we die, all that remains are the remembrances of what we've done while we were here..." It is because of this belief that John Gilman felt compelled to put into his own words his life story - and quite a story it is.