Republican candidates are running on anti-Muslim sentiment as a major political platform for their base, which makes Obama's speech all the more significant and relevant.
Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat and has never been one and if he becomes the Democratic nominee at the head of the ticket Democrats on the ballot below him from school board to U.S. Senate will be running for the hills.
Act affirmatively. Change the nation's therapeutic order in pain care. What a fine legacy -- for people in pain and for health care in the United States.
We liberals yearn for instant 'revolution' while holding the ugly political nitty gritty in contempt. We can't even be bothered to show up for a non-presidential election. Instead, we look for a savior who'll turn it all around with a wave of the hand because we consider anything more political than occasional voting beneath us.
"Mama? Can I be like Rachel Maddow when I grow up?" We were in the swarming crowd tumbling out of the school that night a few weeks ago when Rachel Maddow brought her TV show to Flint.
When society uses groups or stereotypes to sort, it discards the very thing that creates value. It's a lazy man's approach to thinking. Or, maybe it's not thinking at all. This laziness denies the very best thing each of us have to offer: ourselves.
Indian Prime Minister Modi invited French President Hollande to be the guest of honor at India's Republic Day Celebrations in New Delhi last month. The seat is generally reserved for, and used by the office of the Prime Minister as, a signal of close and important state ties.
For a man whose personal beliefs have been called into question countless times, we all have something to learn from President Obama's faith and unequivocal endorsement of the freedom of religion.
Last week, President Obama proposed a new rule that would require companies with more than 100 employees to report salary data by race, gender and eth...
It's time to face the fact that the U.S. mission in Afghanistan has changed significantly since 2001 when Congress passed the authorization for the use of military force there. We simply cannot continue on the current path.
Have you noticed that the Democrats don't have anyone running for president now who is the 25-54 demographic so popular with TV advertising executives...
If there was ever a time that the American Muslim community needed the words and symbolism of a sitting president's visit to a mosque, it would be now.
Tilting toward Mecca. "Thou doth protest too much." That's my reaction to President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque yesterday. There is no nationa...
Now that Sanders' campaign has picked up steam, the rhetoric of democratic unity is taking its gloves off. Senator Sanders says that Mrs. Clinton cannot be both progressive and moderate. Well, that's campaign talk.
To me, the choice is clear. And the difference now between Hillary and Bernie's African American support is largely driven by a lack of information. Black people need to know more about Bernie and more about the Clintons' record.
There was a child we will call Meena. She lived in Pakistan. She was a child of energy and initiative. She was six years old when she attempted her first terrorist attack.