The Great American Health Care Panic


   By: Michael Kruse/Politico.com LEVITTOWN, Pa.—With whiffs of cigarette smoke wafting from the adjoining Band Box bar, surrounded by the nonstop clatter of bowling pins, Donna Brown and Kaci Rickert sat across from each other at a little low table one recent evening at the shabby, homey Levittown Lanes. The women’s league teammates ate saladContinue reading “The Great American Health Care Panic”

Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?


By:Jarryd Willis/Huffington Post Start including Asian voters in any discussion of Black and Hispanic issues. We’ve heard little of the 1.4 million undocumented Asians or 200k Asian youth who qualify for the DreamACT. Remember, Bill Clinton never won the Asian vote, and we shouldn’t take it for granted in 2016. Asian-Americans appear to be theContinue reading “Asian Voices: Progressives, Are You Listening?”

GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition


Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Eric Cantor (Credit: AP/Alex Brandon) BY: Brian Beutler/Salon On Wednesday, the bottom fell out of the GOP’s Hail Mary “shut down the government over Obamacare” strategy. Perhaps not coincidentally, it was also the day that the party’s leaders tried to revise and soften the terms of the fight — to make itContinue reading “GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition”

Are these the faces of Change?


In Mitt Romney’s concession speech,  he said “And we look to Democrats and Republicans in government at all levels to put the people before the politics” For nearly twelve years our elected officials has placed politics before the people.  In an interview two years ago the Senate minority leader from Kentucky  Mitch McConnell  said” The single most important thingContinue reading “Are these the faces of Change?”