Just consider the track record of the Grand Old Party over the last few months:
Has Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell been watching too many reruns of Reefer Madness?
The 2012 elections are an opportunity to turn things around in Arizona.
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."
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.
The Obama administration made the right move when it mandated that all employers be required to offer free family planning services to women through their insurance plans.
It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.
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.
The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.
Listening to the exchanges among the main Republican presidential candidates, it is easy to think that the debates are a television "reality show."