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Are There Really Two Sides When It Comes to Political Violence in the U.S.?

Published 16.08.2017
Three days after the violence in Charlottesville, Donald Trump doubled down on his shocking accusation that when it came to political violence in the United States, there were “two sides.”  In fact, he argued that the media simply ignored the...

Congress Should Curb Trump’s Ability to Launch First Nuclear Strike

Published 10.08.2017
Donald Trump actually threatened North Korea with a nuclear attack if their egomaniacal leader continued to “threaten” the United States. The idea that the United States of America would seriously consider launching a nuclear war over a verbal...

Serbian Presidential Election: Next Battle in War to Defend Democratic Values in Europe

Published 29.03.2017
  Throughout Europe, democratic values have been under assault. Generally these attacks have come from forces of the authoritarian, nationalist right – in Poland, Hungary, Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, even Britain -- and...

Why a Man Like Donald Trump Should Never Control the Nuclear Launch Codes

Published 06.06.2016
You hear a lot of commentary about how American Presidents are consistently prone to stretch the bounds of their constitutional power. But we tend to forget that everyday the President of the United States controls the most awesome power ever...

Why Trump Could Win the GOP Nomination

Published 26.08.2015
Since he entered the GOP contest, most pundits and GOP insiders have treated Trump as a sometimes humorous – sometimes infuriating – distraction from the real race for the Republican nomination.   Now they are beginning to wake up to the fact...

Ten Reasons Why Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal is Bad Politics for Dems, Bad Policy for America

Published 20.08.2015
Many of the same people who rushed America to War with Iraq are now engaged in a no-holds-barred campaign to convince a small group of House and Senate Democrats that they should vote to kill President Obama’s Iran Nuclear Agreement when...

Progressives Have Won the Battle for the Soul for the Democratic Party

Published 29.05.2015
".....by and large, the battle for control for the ideological center of the Democratic Party has been settled – and it is likely that Hilary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren were never the real protagonists." "The only area of major policy division...

GOP Senate Letter Undercutting Nuclear Negotiations Has No Known Precedent in American History

Published 11.03.2015
Ever since Republicans published their letter trying to sabotage U.S. negotiations to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, right-wing pundits have searched in vain to find historic parallels for their action. They have twisted themselves...

GOP Letter to Iran – Breathtaking Attempt to Sabotage U.S. Foreign Policy – Stampede U.S. Into War

Published 09.03.2015
According to Bloomberg News:   A group of 47 Republican senators has written an  open letter  to Iran's leaders warning them that any nuclear deal they sign with President Barack Obama's administration won’t last after Obama leaves office.  ...

Much to the Surprise of Pundit Class, Nancy Pelosi’s Influence Will Rise in 2015

Published 07.01.2015
  Some in the pundit class are falling all over each other with predictions that House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi – and the Progressive forces she leads – have somehow been banished to irrelevancy by the outcome of the mid-term elections. ...

Seven Reasons Why Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Is Great Policy and Great Politics

Published 25.11.2014
Ten years ago, following President George Bush’s 2004 re-election victory, Progressives were back on their heels.  Bush decided to press his advantage by launching a campaign to privatize Social Security, seeking to eliminate the crown jewel of...

Progressives Should Stand with the President to Oppose Genocide

Published 09.08.2014
One of the reasons I supported Barack Obama for President in 2008 was his pledge to end the War in Iraq.  I have been a vocal opponent of that War since George Bush proposed the invasion in 2002.   I strongly believe that the actions President...

Out of Touch GOP Rapidly Seals Fate with Majority of Ordinary Americans

Published 07.08.2014
The Republican Leadership may be doing just fine with the Wall Street crowd and extremists who oppose birth control, but for the majority of ordinary Americans its actions over the last several weeks have rapidly begun to seal its fate as a...

Why Collective Bargaining is a Fundamental Human Right

Published 10.07.2014
The ability for ordinary working people to organize and collectively bargain over their wages and working conditions is a fundamental human right.  It is a right just as critical to a democratic society as the right to free speech and the right...

Why Cantor Defeat Means GOP Should Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now

Published 11.06.2014
It isn’t often that I give advice that I think is good for the Republican Party.  But there is little question that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary defeat should serve as a warning to the GOP.   If they don’t pass comprehensive...