Congress is about to slaughter social spending but leave a lot of sacred cows alone.
Eisenhower's farewell address sounds like a speech not merely from another era but from another planet.
In its effort to scuttle President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, the right wing has gone court shopping.
Great lumps of cash and property will now pass tax-free from expired rich geezers, who may or may not have earned them, to their kids--who surely didn't.
The protests in Egypt will produce a democracy, not a theocracy.
The Constitution, like Huckleberry Finn, is in many ways a reflection of its time.
Republicans want to rip the heart out of the future and bury it at the intersection of crumbling highways and a falling-down bridge to nowhere.
Ensuring children access to comprehensive health coverage is one of the smartest, most cost-effective choices our country can make.
New Republican governors are rebuffing Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy.
It could spell trouble for Social Security.