GOP: Man of the Year

The Republicans hit on the strategy of acting as though they’d won the 2008 elections.

School Lunch Victory

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signals a significant change in how we invest in our children and their health.

Invertebrate President

Invertebrate President

Barack Obama has been replaced by a guy who makes Jimmy Carter look like Vince Lombardi.

The Hammer Gets Nailed

Reprobate politicos like Tom DeLay have turned the People’s House into a shameful pay-to-play parlor.

A $700 Billion Dilemma

A $700 Billion Dilemma

Borrowing during hard times and making smart investments could boost future productivity and create good jobs.

New Hope to Stop Violence against Women

Pending legislation would place efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women at the center of the U.S. foreign policy and international aid agenda.

Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

You have got to be fastidiously responsible and fiscally conservative to afford the occasional gift to the super wealthy.

The New War Congress: An Obama-Republican War Alliance

To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.

Kyl’s Nuclear Non-Starter

Republicans see shelving New START as a serious foreign policy blow that will further weaken Obama’s presidency.