Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.
Mitt Romney is a tax dodger. That's according to 950 pages of confidential financial documents about his offshore Cayman Island investments.
Every inch of social progress secured in the course of struggle over the past several decades is subject to reversal in the event of a government takeover by the Republican Party.
Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.
As the blazes continue to consume forests and destroy homes, the climate change that spawned them is continuously being denied or ignored by Republicans.
Fierce opposition to women's reproductive rights, including the right to decide whether or not to bear a child, has been the agenda of the Republican Party for quite some time now.
The strategy and tactics of this time means defeating Romney/Ryan and re-electing Obama/Biden. The alternative is moving further in negative territory.
As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.
"...Americans saw health care reform as an urgent priority. All we hear from Republicans is how bad this is. No one has come up with a better alternative."
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.