In April 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele told a group of 200 students at DePaul University that African-Americans "don't have a reason" to vote for Republican candidates.
Wealth gaps have always been much greater than income gaps, but the changes have never seen the magnitude in the past few years.
Breivik was a Christian, anti-Muslim, anti-Marxist, small government, right-wing, lunatic. Sound familiar?
Following a string of hotly contested bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, including a controversial voter ID bill, Walker has his next target in sight: close down state motor vehicle offices in Democratic-leaning districts.
Real patriotism requires coming to terms with the grimmer side of American history.
If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.
Early voting, a key element in President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, is under fierce attack by the Republican Party.
Voters will for the first time be required to show photo identification this summer in recall elections seeking to unseat several Republican legislators.
Playwright Tom Jacobson takes a Howard Zinn-like "people's history" look at Los Angeles, revealing a little-known pogrom against L. A.'s then-200 inhabitants of Chinese ancestry.
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.