Opinion

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Path to victory in 2012

Just consider the track record of the Grand Old Party over the last few months:

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Olympia Snowe preaches wrong lesson about her departure

Senate members, she went on to say, don't appreciate that "there is not only strength in compromise, courage in conciliation and honor in consensus."

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Say no to GOP ploy on payroll tax cuts

If Congress doesn't move and renew jobless benefits by Feb. 29, millions of workers and their families will drown in a sea of worry, debt, foreclosure, homelessness and perhaps even worse.

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Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.

 

GOP blackmail: a view from West Virginia

It beats me what is really going through the minds of the House Republicans. I am inclined to conclude it's sewage.

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Bipartisan fetish will kill Medicare

Medicare, from its inception, has been under attack by the private, profit-hungry insurance industry and the political far right.

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President Obama should veto the National Defense Authorization Act

The defense spending bill includes a provision allowing for the indefinite detention without trial of al-Qaida suspects and their allies.

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Republican senator admits that latest GOP filibuster was sabotage

The GOP vote against President Obama's nominee to the Consumer Financial Protection Board was to sabotage the agency.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly on Wall Street

Financial industry insiders are grousing about a big downturn in annual bonuses. They should be thanking about the rest of us.

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Class warfare: what goes around comes around

The Republican Party is excoriating everyone from the president to the occupiers of cities around the country for fanning the flames of "class warfare."

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