The time has come to address climate change and one way to do this is to stop drilling in our special places.
After years of government lies -- from claims of WMDs in Iraq to zero civilian casualties in drone strikes -- you'd think the members of the fourth estate would have learned a lesson. But the mainstream U.S. media plays the role of government lapdog more than watchdog.
The discussions quietly occurring in the corridors of the White House, CIA, Pentagon, and in other capitals throughout the world certainly point to grave concern on the part of policy and decision makers about the possibility of a worst-case scenario becoming reality.
A month before the November 4 mid-term elections, the competition for control of the Senate is neck-and-neck. The improving U.S. economy hasn't increased Democratic prospects. What explains this?
As controversy continues to stir around the publication of his book Worthy Fights, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has announced plans to tim...
Vote your interests in November. Continue to be partisan to your heart's delight. Just don't call yourself a patriot if you search to find reasons to disregard objective facts, data and documented history in an attempt to justify rooting against a sitting president.
Fellow Americans, we can tell the world and President Obama's blind enemies that this nation, America, is indeed better off today than 6 years ago when he became president.
These are friends and relatives, fellow churchgoers, community leaders, and co-workers. And while our community continues to struggle with having our loved ones detained or deported, our government has failed to provide a solution to this crisis. We're resolved to keep fighting for reform.
Verma's nomination comes at a particularly important moment in U.S.-India relations. The landmark election of a new Indian government this past May led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is widely regarded as an important opportunity to refocus ties between Washington and New Delhi.
Roger Ailes, president of the Fox News Channel, announced today that they will be creating a separate channel for all Ebola-related news.
U.S. leverage needs to extend to Cambodia's forests and Obama needs to support its defenders more proactively than honoring their deaths.
Not so long ago, historically black colleges and universities were just a thorn in the side of the Obama administration. We will soon long for those days, because signs of the administrative shift from disregard to attempts at dismantling HBCUs, are growing in frequency and impact seemingly every year.
This may well be Obama's last chance to change the widespread perception of being weak and indecisive, and restore America's image as the indispensable global leader because only the US can lead the battle against ISIS to a successful conclusion.
Our system of governance - which has steered this nation into greatness over our two-plus centuries - is in shambles. The destructive force America needed Obama to subdue has grown stronger. The future of American democracy is in serious doubt. Can we call such a legacy the mark of a "successful" presidency?
Count me among those who applaud the new guidance from the U.S. Department of Education on enforcing fair access to critical educational resources. Fo...
I'm thinking Illinois voters would do well to think long and hard about this politician Diana Rauner, who seems so willing to say and do just about anything to get herself to the captain's table.