Despite the valiant attempts by progressive Democrats to pass universal health care, we got the Affordable Care Act that still leaves several million uninsured.
So how can we fix this mess while putting the insurance industry out of business and curbing pharmaceutical industries? I look to Cuba as a model.
The anti-democratic, corrupt right-wing majority on the Supreme Court is again laying plans to nullify the election of a Democratic president.
In the race to obtain gas, many companies have taken to tampering with large underground deposits, using a process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to retrieve it.
As important as the troop withdrawal is what happens to them after they leave. Will they go now to Afghanistan? Will they serve in some other location abroad?
It's no surprise that Republicans, right-wing think tanks, corporate moguls and, of course, Wall Street execs and CEO's are worried sick about Occupy Wall Street.
Even though they're afraid to utter the W word, it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the majority of voters.
It is certainly a noble objective to want to save lives and prevent sickness, but unfortunately it conflicts with an even more noble objective of corporate America - namely making profits.
82 percent of the ads placed by drug companies in medical journals violate the Food and Drug Administration's regulations on truthfulness and risk disclosure.