Published October 14, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street protesters are not anti-American radicals. They are the defenders of the American Dream, the decision from the birth of our nation that success should be determined by hard work not royal bloodlines.
Published September 23, 2011
The more the Republican presidential candidates open their mouths, the more clear it is how out of touch they are with mainstream American voters.
Published September 15, 2011
This week, the Census Bureau reported that 46.2 million Americans lived at or below the official poverty line in 2010. There’s something wrong if our economy is recovering on paper but ordinary Americans are still suffering.
Published September 08, 2011
The American people will support the president’s plan -- they know that the private sector isn’t hiring, that robust government spending on jobs is what got us out of the Great Depression and what will kick start economic growth once again.
Published August 23, 2011
It’s impossible to know which became more extreme first -- the voter chickens or the candidate eggs. Either way, it’s clear that Ronald Reagan no longer represents the yolk of American conservativism.
Published July 12, 2011
The fact is that while the private market is undoubtedly the best way to create wealth and innovation in America, we know that left to its own devices and unchecked by any other forces, the market will also produce enormous inequality impossible for subsequent generations to surmount.
Published June 28, 2011
Whatever you think about taxes in general, the fact that you are paying more than Bank of America can’t possibly be fair.
Published June 02, 2011
It’s hard to now see Republicans, who have attacked Medicare since its very inception, now pretending to defend it.
Published May 19, 2011
Those of us who received a quality public school education thanks to talented and invested teachers should be smart enough to figure out what’s really going on with criticism of education today.
Published April 28, 2011
There is a powerful moral case for taxing the rich -- one that asks what kind of country America is and what kind of country we want to be.