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I love finding new quotes that capture the essence of a good leader. I've run across many over the years and they repeat a theme. It's not about them, it's about you. Let me hear from you guys as ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 340 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Hillary Clinton can add to her basic stage craft, to her inventory of vocal skills. As a public speaker she needs to reach beyond facts and "process" to the emotional "Why" responses that generate ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 04:52 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton finally answered questions about her e-mail accounts yesterday at a Press Conference. The whole thing about Hillary’s e-mail problems appears to ...
by melshim
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 05:02 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Joint Session of Congress was ill-conceived and exposed the poor leadership of the GOP. It was ill-conceived and wrong because it ...
by melshim
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 05:22 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Less than a year ago Rudy Giuliani was telling us Putin is what a "real leader" looks like. Lindsey Graham clutched his pearls in admiration. McCain practically saluted. Fox News wished he could run ...
by pbyer
Comment Count 128 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 05:02 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Like Jim Wallis, I believe that budgets are moral documents. They reflect our deepest values. Like budget decisions, climate decisions are moral decisions. Decisions that impact the environment ...
by mbenefiel
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 11:26 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I remember as a kid I used to watch my dad drive and think, that doesn't look so hard.  After all, I was pretty good at driving the bumper cars at the amusement park, and how much different could ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 02:59 AM PST with 160 Recommends
Its starting out as a very bad year for Big Coal, and its likely to get worse. Norway's national sovereign wealth fund (world's largest) says NO to Coal and Tar Sands investments Bills in ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 06:57 PM PST with 39 Recommends
We are faced with decisions about how to react and how much force to put behind our actions everyday. As parents we want our reactions to be appropriate and constructive. We don't want to be just ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 03:00 AM PST with 3 Recommends
As we begin Black History month today, I think back to prominent African Americans lost to history - and so eloquently covered by Denise Oliver Velez here: How Much Do You Know About Black History? .
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 11:16 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Do you get the feeling when you see the growing number of Republican candidates for the 2016 primary jockeying for position on TV that you are watching a TV rerun? You should because many of them ...
by melshim
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 05:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
This is my first diary, so please bear with me. This just came out on MSN, written by Kevin Cirilli for The Hill. Governor Hickenlooper thinks Colorado made a mistake legalizing pot, because: ...
by ProudAmericanLiberal
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 05:06 PM PST with 27 Recommends
"I was hoping to speak with someone at Climate Hawks Vote," reads the email from a staffer for a Democratic member of Congress. A handful of tweets can catch the attention of Congress, reports a ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 09:55 AM PST with 51 Recommends
Last night President Obama gave what certainly will be rated as his best state of the union address. With the economy making good recovery as a result of his leadership that has endured a persistent ...
by melshim
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 05:33 AM PST with 4 Recommends
After getting five or six emails with subjects like "This is on us" and "I need to know you'll be there," from people with names like Barack Obama, I decided that they must be serious this time. ...
by happymisanthropy
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 06:24 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Shai Galili, the comptroller of the Israeli political party Likud (the main right-wing party in Israel and the main partner in the Israeli governing coalition), has disqualified Israeli Prime ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 05:08 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Picture the ship of state, rudderless; the quarterdeck deserted; destination unknown.
by Quabbin
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 08:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend
It’s convenient to blame Democratic leaders for the Party’s disastrous 2014 midterm elections. But which leaders? Who runs the Democratic Party? Not President Obama. He may be the commander-in-
by bobburnett
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 06:37 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I was browsing through my LinkedIn Pulse email blast the other day and I came across this post ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 03:09 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The joy of winning an election is that immediately following it you can talk with radio callers about things you really believe in. Today, Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, took to the ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 01:02 PM PST with 21 Recommends