Judging by polls after the speech that showed higher approval ratings, he hit his mark.
Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.
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.
If it weren't so shameful it would almost be funny.
While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.
The Occupy movement has left a distinct mark on the political landscape, yet what direction it will choose to go in is still unclear.
Last fall's municipal elections in New Haven, Conn., made history. The implications, if heeded, bode well for 2012.
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.
Genuine power of the people comes from using our freedom, as in freedom of speech and the vote.
Its centenary is surely a cause for celebration and hope for all who cherish freedom, civil rights and democracy.