We had visitors in from the Midwest (Kansas City) this weekend, folks we hadn't seen in many years. This was their first trip to New York and they wanted to do touristy things, which was fine. Now ...
This is not from me. This was eloquently written by a true expert in their field whom everyone should listen to, educator, Gerald J. Conti. I picked it up from an article in the Washington Post by ...
Some people think it may be a bad idea to consider Hillary the "presumptive nominee" for President. But is it?
If she has no valid challenge, that means there's less money spent in the primary, ...
Harold Meyerson has a column in today's Washington Post Opinion pages: Today’s GOP is the party of Jefferson Davis, not of Lincoln
Though incendiary, it is a remark I've heard made before, but ...
Being rich. In the party of the rich, you would think it wouldn't be a problem, but it is.
At least, it's a problem if you're actually running for office. Jeb Bush has a Mitt Romney problem, ...
This week in progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a ...
As a political geek, I enjoy looking at candidate websites; I'm not really sure why, I just do, and I frequently visit Politics1 to view updated candidate lists, and I also follow Politics1 on ...
In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery In The New World, the historian David Brion Davis contends that ownership is not necessary for enslavement.
The media are having fun in the spirit in which our new video and website are intended. People get it that criminals are benefitting from the gun laws or lack thereof in many states. And the ...
Civil intelligent debates are good ...
Sen. Sanders makes case for 'civil, intelligent' debates
by Nicole Gaudiano, USA TODAY -- March 9, 2015
Sanders, who is expected to announce this month ...