President Obama spent 40 minutes before the White House press corps spewing his usual talking points on negotiations with Republicans about the debt ceiling and deficit talks. But, writes Sally Kohn, this is what he should have said instead.
Can the left launch a mass movement by learning lessons from…the Tea Party? Sally Kohn wonders whether progressives will cohere the current battles being waged in the name of the American Dream under a shared banner of a common war.
Yes, these men are bad apples. But what we have to confront is that they’re not exceptions to the rule but examples of it. Abuse of women in infinite ways is infinitely common. Consensual sex is one thing. But too often, all women are f*cked.
Oh, Michigan. When are we going to stop believing lie that what’s good for big business is good for America? What’s good for small business, entrepreneurship, small town revivals and working families is good for America.
Exactly how much does our federal government spend to fund National Public Radio? What do we get in return for that money? And how does that compare to other things we spend money on? And how is the federal budget like a hairy dog?