Militarization is increasingly the sole method the global 1 percent favors to create and protect its excessive wealth.
From green-lighting military operations in Gaza to giving unstinting diplomatic support at the United Nations, the U.S. government is wholly complicit in Israel's latest assault on Gaza.
It's too right-wing. Or not conservative enough. It could be the contempt for voters, or being the Party of Stupid. One thing's for sure: Everybody hates Karl Rove.
We can learn a lot from the 195os.
We've got to abandon our winner-take-all philosophy, to provide job opportunities for people who want to contribute to society.
You know something is deeply amiss when completely misjudging the election can get you touted as a sharp thinker by the Wall Street Journal.
You'd be surprised at Christian denominations' positions on abortion in the 1970s.
"God, guns and gays" didn't work this time. The tricks used to divide working people and counter populist appeals backfired.
Political madness is on full display, from the halls of power to the legions of frothing conservative foot soldiers.
Republican dinosaurs fell into their own quicksand of contradictions.
Climate change, immigration, job creation and a refusal to extend tax cuts for the wealthy were among the priorities the president listed -- along with a warning to two top GOP senators.
President Obama got an unfair advantage by giving "gifts" to woman and minorities? Come on.
Ireland's anti-choice policies lead to a woman's death, and domestic and international outcry.
We hope it's very soon, too!
Cantor appears to have tried to put pressure on the FBI to advance the investigation, with the likely goal of an October surprise scandal that would have potentially harmed Obama's chance of re-election.
The conservative information bubble has popped.
Bill Moyers gets post-election insight from veteran journalist James Fallows.
If you thought Diane Sawyer was a hot mess on election night, wait 'till you see meteorologist Walter Kelly.
The corporate masters seem to have forgotten they depend on working people for their own survival.
Dear conservatives: The right-wing media machine betrayed you.
In a memorable scene from the 1998 film Pleasantville (in which two 1998 teen-agers are transported into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV show), the father of the TV-perfect Parker family re...
How each and every one of Mitt's failures can be traced directly to females.
Obama can only do so much: Angry older whites have to decide if they want to secede from our multiracial future.
It starts with destroying our manufacturing base.
President Clinton did not commit perjury during his deposition in the Paula Jones civil suit under the latest California case applying federal law. In Cabe v.
Despite all evidence to the contrary, right-wing pundits were telling whoever would listen that Romney would win by a landslide.
The big political problem is that tens of millions of voters think government is the problem.
It is one of competing, self-negating orthodoxies, writes Charles P. Pierce, each with its own center of power within the Republican electorate
Barack Obama was re-elected president with an ease that allowed him to claim what even his supporters dared not imagine.
According to the right-wing, Obama supporters "just want free stuff."
Jesse Jackson was right: he was just 25 years too early.
If everything good is "socialism", don't be surprised if socialism gets a good name.
After promising themselves and their followers a blow-out defeat of President Barack Obama, the myths advanced by right-wing leaders demand examination.
Monsanto and their peeps didn't just spend $46 million promoting their opinion. They also lied and got away with it.
Will the station's hilariously bad "reporting" finally discredit Fox News?
Conservatives are looking for a scapegoat for their losses on Tuesday.
To my fellow Americans, I think you'll agree: it was nice to wake up this morning in the United States of America.
As the nation celebrates Obama's election, some far right wingers are lashing out.
Tea Party billionaires such as Sheldon Adelson and the Koch brothers may well regret joining forces with Rove at all
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From the stimulus through the auto rescue through Obamacare and, finally, Hurricane Sandy, Americans saw the Democratic president making a difference in their lives.
People outside the U.S. would vote for Obama if they could. There's a reason for that.