Number of mentions of “racism” by Republican candidates in the September 16, 2015 presidential debate: 0 Number of mentions of “hunger” or “hungry”: 0 Number of mentions of “global warming”: 0 Number of mentions of “pollution”: 0 Number of mentions of “homelessness” or “homeless”: 0
While it’s fair to say that more Republicans than Democrats have been caught up in the panic over Ebola in the United States, the Ebola freakout is not an entirely partisan phenomenon. In a recent debate for the Maine 2nd District Congressional race, Democratic candidate
If a question about Americans Elect is asked, it’s not likely to be a comfortable moment for many in the room, because a good number were tempted by the illusory offer by Americans Elect to serve as a channel for an alternative set of political candidates.
Who supports U.S. government water torture? Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum. That’s who. (Source: May 5, 2011 Republican Presidential debate)
They’re old-fashioned, I know, but letters to the editor of your local newspaper are important for a couple of reasons. First, they initiate public conversation among the most active members of your community. People who read newspapers tend to be more educated, more inclined toward
Bob Gustafson of Working Waterfront reports this week that fisheries officials in Canada are pulling together a coalition to promote a permanent ban on oil drilling in the Georges Bank that lies offshore in the Gulf of Maine, south of Nova Scotia and southeast of
Man, I wish I could be there to watch. The Bill of Rights Defense Committee has organized a debate between Mike German (former FBI agent and current counsel at the ACLU) and David Gersten and Juliette Kayyem of the Department of Homeland Security. The topic
Memo to the Catholic Church: When You Insert Your Religion Into Politics, You Open Your Religion to Questions
Anti-Catholic! Outbursts! Hatred! Writers for the Catholic Church in America have been waving their hands in dismay at “attacks” on their religion. In their minds, criticisms over the activities of the Catholic Church are “attacks” that are inappropriate in American society and to be squelched.
What the article doesn’t state: Only Democrats and Republicans were allowed to take part in the debate. The four other candidates, including Jeremy Cloward, showed up but were shut out.
Watching Michael D’Antuono’s explanations for his creation of the painting and for its subsequent withdrawal, it occurs to me that the artist didn’t actually stop to think very long about the significance his own painting.
Barack Obama seems to want us all to just get along, and sit back, and stop disagreeing so much, and be friendly. That would make Obama’s job easier, but it wouldn’t make life better for the rest of us.