The NRA's press conference this morning reveals just how out of step the organization is with American opinion on gun control.
The latest round of fiscal cliff offers have been traded between Speaker of the House John Boehner, and President Obama; sadly, neither of them are acceptable solutions. As expected, the President has decided that there is no point in attempting to make the Republicans negotiate with him. He, instead, has opted for crafting truly appalling plans on his own accord.
In order to ensure justice in our society, and to prevent atrocious acts of violence, it's time to end the failed war on drugs.
The democrats are now in control of Colorado's state government. Now is the time for them to (ab)use that power.
Michigan's recent right-to-work law will only damage the middle class further.
In the aftermath of the tragedy in Newtown, CT, we have seen a renewed interest in the political arena about what steps can be taken to prevent such senseless acts of violence in the future. Conservatives have taken to quite an unusual response to the incident: many, are now calling for easier access to guns. But would we really be safer if almost every American was walking down the street armed to the teeth?
In the United States, the wealthiest Americans pay a lower tax rate now than they have at any point in modern history. As a result, the last few decades have seen burgeoning income inequality, stagnant — and in many cases decreased — middle class wages, and an almost complete elimination of upward economic mobility.