Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."
While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.
The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., has carefully cultivated the image of a political moderate. It was that image that allowed him to get elected in 2010 in the first place.
The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.
As the GOP lawmakers fled home for the holidays, the nightmares they have been causing for Americans turned into rock hard reality.
A large enough device can generate up to two billion watts, about what Hoover Dam turns out in a day.
It beats me what is really going through the minds of the House Republicans. I am inclined to conclude it's sewage.
Medicare, from its inception, has been under attack by the private, profit-hungry insurance industry and the political far right.
With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.