The media is absorbed now with trying to decide how close President Obama and House Republicans are to a deal that would avoid the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year.
No one has a crystal ball to predict the exact course of the next four years. But it is useful to start with what we actually know.
Billy Koehler died on March 7, 2009, for lack of health insurance. Mitt Romney said on Oct. 10, 2012, that's impossible.
That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.
For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to "support our troops." But their actions sing a different tune.
Few could have missed what are likely the most contemptible words ever uttered by a candidate for the presidency of the United States - words that show just how unqualified he is to aspire to that office.
Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans are a cynical and calculating bunch. They are extremists the likes of which we have never seen in American politics.
An integral part of the Romney-Ryan election strategy is to exploit the racial misconceptions of white workers.
In Mitt Romney's recent speech to the VFW he assured the audience he believed every veteran "deserves care second to none."
In a time where tuition and books costs are strangling many low-income and working class students, why are we cutting when we should be funding this vital program?