Objectively, Americans in both parties are furious and frightened. The only question now, besides how long Democrats can wait for the law to work before they run from it, is how long Republicans can criticize it before their panicked constituents ask them to fix it.
My question is, for Republicans who believe this was not good news, wouldn't they agree with me that jobless benefits should and must be extended?
The headlines read that the unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point since Obama took office. This is a case where a headline can be 100 percent true and completely wrong in its implications.
Why does Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) not heed Pope Francis, who calls for helping the hurting?
This episode is only one small problem with what has become of cable news.
Apparently, the heavy burden of being exceptional to one another 24/7 is starting to take its toll on Republicans. But the Tea Party is possibly worse.
The history of rape in conflict situations is truly horrendous. It is not new, but it is now being talked about and investigated and prosecuted.
His devotion to internal Republican Party politics has converted him into a suspect figure with declining popularity in his GOP-safe seat.
Think of the possibilities of the drone society. If you are short on your taxes, the Internal Revenue Service could send a drone to your door with a notice. If you miss a credit card payment, your bank could send a dunning letter to you, delivered by drone!