The Maxine Waters Story

This much is clear: Mad Maxine Waters’ cronyism of color can’t be whitewashed, no matter how long Washington stalls – Waters critic Michelle Malkin Serious allegations have been made about the conduct of the House...

Building Bridges to Our Future

A college education transformed my life, as it has for tens of millions of other Americans. Now, my Republican congressional colleagues, many of whom received the same financial help that I did, want to...

Obama Budget Concessions to the Right of Republican Voters

A recent Gallup poll shows that most Americans support President Obama’s plan to raise the nation debt ceiling, set to expire Aug. 2, with a mix of spending cuts and tax increases, especially on...

Money, Media, and the Culture of Corruption

Recently, The Washington Post’s Colbert King wrote the column, “Do they deserve to be on the DC Council?” I immediately took exception with this utterly ridiculous characterization, because the writer and his paper are directly...

George E. Curry…Michele Bachmann: The John Wayne of Political Lies

Whether making the round of Sunday morning talk shows, giving the Tea Party response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, or announcing her own presidential candidacy, Michele Bachmann does one thing consistently...

Racing Toward The Bottom

  While a Department of Education program embraces “a race to the top,” our nation’s current stance toward our 14 million officially unemployed people represents nothing less than a race to the bottom.  We are...

No Extortion for Debt Ceiling Vote

Rarely have the divisions in American politics been clearer - or more onerous. In less than a month, on Aug. 2, if Congress refuses to raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling, the United...

A Challenge to Our National Values

If House Republicans were to remake the shipwreck film, Titanic, we would be appalled by the portrayal (on one side of the split screen) of women and children from steerage being tossed into the...

To Break the NFL Lockout, Fans Need To Get Mobilized

(NNPA) — After constant attention on negotiations in the National Football League and the subsequent lockout—where the employers refuse to let the employees work—by the owners, there has been something close to silence.  Recent...

Michele Bachmann: The John Wayne of Political Lies

Whether making the round of Sunday morning talk shows, giving the Tea Party response to President Obama’s State of the Union address, or announcing her own presidential candidacy, Michele Bachmann does one thing consistently...

Welcoming Home Our Newly-Returned Vets

Once again, we celebrate July 4th as the anniversary of the day 235 years ago that we declared independence, founding a nation based on the beliefs that all people are created equal and that...

Long Before…

Long before I knew your face, I had often heard your name. You were the one who could get it done, No matter what stage the game. He must be myth, this "Man for all Seasons," a...

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