Category Archives: Immigration

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

Koch Brothers’ Money and Government for Sale: $27 Million Spent and Counting

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch like to use their money to influence politics. There reasons are suspect, but it most assuredly has to do with the bottom line; the profits they

Obama’s Go-It-Alone Approach Steps over Republican Barricades

There is one good reason Republican lawmakers in Congress do not like it when President Obama uses his executive authority to get things done: It ruins their effort to make him a

President Obama’s Begins 2014 State of the Union Speech with “Today in America…”

President Obama’s State of the Union speech had a special relevance to me also, as it did several people he mentioned. Today in America, I went to have my first wellness, or

The GOP Must Accept a More Progressive Platform or Face Its Demise

I understand that many Republicans, at least the ordinary Republicans, have reasons for their conservative views and some of those views are even reasonable. I also know that many of their views

Obama’s State of the Union: Big Dreams, Little Hope, But Great Legacy

I for one hope President Barack Obama will see fruition to everything he asks for in his first State of the Union address of his second term. Many of the things he

A Congress of Hope or a Congress Divided

Recently, since the new Congress has taken their seats, there has been some bipartisanship efforts that have come forward mostly from the Senate, even on some major issues, such as immigration reform

Obama’s Second Presidential Inauguration: Here is Hoping for Greatness

President Barack Obama has finally crossed the last threshold into his second term as president. His speechwriter deserves great praise for a speech I believe will be historical in its full context.

2012 Presidential Debate: Mitt Romney Will Face Tough Questions about Flip-Flops

Will the real Mitt Romney please take a step forward?  We know the latest Mitt Romney is much more conservative than the old one, you know; the one he left back in

I Am a Middle-Class American

This is a republish from Yahoo, which I am a contributor of.   I am a middle-class American. I am red, I am blue, and I am purple. I live in the