It's encouraging that a good number of people are in favor of reforming the criminal "justice" system, including the prisons.
Some categories not covered by the executive order need to be brought out of the shadows, perhaps under another order in the future.
The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.
This is a framework of principles that left forces could use to unite majorities in competitive battles at, primarily, the local and state levels.
Who I'm really talking about are people whose lives are based on the pursuit of profit by any means possible - and who fight creating a moral and democratic basis for that wealth.
A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.
The debate was widely covered in the press as early as 2010, so it's unclear what exactly the NBC investigation unit has uncovered.
A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
There are lots of reasons to love the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, experts say. If only states start to implement it.
The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.