Four questions black voters should ask.
In a far-too-late attempt to shore up his conservative base ahead of the 2006 massacre, President Bush sent 6,000 National Guard troops to the Mexican border, but placed major limits on what they could do. Now, with the immigration debate hot again because of the Arizona bill, President Obama is making a similar move and [...]
Imagine that. Apparently President Obama goofed when he said universal healthcare costs less than zero. So said the Congressional Budget Office last week when they added a couple hundred billion to the bill for “administrative costs” and “discretionary programs.”
Oh well. Everyone makes mistakes. The grandchildren will understand.
These expenses weren’t included in the much-touted “deficit-reducing” Obamacare [...]
When I heard the news that a vote on Puerto Rican Statehood was set to take place tomorrow, my heart stopped. I couldn’t process the fact that this rather transformational news did not reach my ears until the day before it was to be voted on. It reminded me of that awful dream where you realize that [...]
Women are underrepresented in congress. It’s an indisputable fact. Although they make up more than half the population in the United States, women hold just 16.8 percent of congressional seats.
But it’s not because women don’t win elections.
Research shows that women perform just as well as men when they run for office. “In terms of fundraising [...]