The 5th congressional district of Illinois, which kinks its way to the north and west of the city of Chicago, has been represented by Democrat Mike Quigley for many years. Quigley has been more of a moderate in Congress than a true progressive, however. He’s
Margaret Flowers is cooperating with Clean Up The Mines on environmental issues, speaking out against the use of police as enforcers of discipline in public schools, and opposes the Transpacific Partnership.
The conference committee removed provisions that would have prohibited information seized under CISA authority from being used for the purpose of surveillance.
The extent to which Americans are currently exaggerating the risk of terrorism has been heightened by some other disturbing social factors, among them poor education and racism.
20 years ago, businessman Ross Perot used his wealth to create a new political party, the Reform Party. The Reform Party pledged to work for balanced federal budgets and congressional term limits, but popular support for Ross Perot fell apart, and aside from the election
An office building at 453 New Jersey Ave SE in Washington, D.C. was emptied when it became the target of a terrorist attack yesterday. An envelope mailed to the building contained a white powder and a note reading, “Die a painful death, Muslims.” The building
It seems that everyone wants to get in on the panic. Michael McCune writes in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette that “Mass shootings have become so much a part of American life that I no longer flinch when I see bullet-riddled bodies on the news.” Mark Monford
I’m waiting for all the Republican voters to change their Facebook profile photos to the colors of Nigerian flag, and to post
“We are all Dakasoye” messages.
The American majority welcomes refugees, and will do what we can to make sure that our government gives them the help you deserve. America is happy to add refugees to our multicultural community of human progress.
The day after Goodlatte sent a letter to the President warning that Syrian refugee Islamic State terrorists are poised to exploit every single opportunity to attack the United States, in a bloody onslaught that will devastate our country from coast to coast, Goodlatte has closed up his committee, left Washington D.C., and is preparing to settle in with his family tomorrow for a peaceful Thanksgiving turkey dinner followed by a nice long nap. Crisis? I don’t think so.
Donald Trump announced last night that he is willing to shred our system of constitutional liberty in a heartbeat in order to indulge his hunger to inflict pain on other people, regardless of the consequences. Why would anyone want to make such a person President of the United States?