With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.
President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.
Forty-eight years after his "I Have a Dream" speech, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be furious.
The whole knock on President Obama not living up to his promises ignores that nothing major can be done in the U.S. political system without the support of Congress.
Its centenary is surely a cause for celebration and hope for all who cherish freedom, civil rights and democracy.