Tax Cut Extension for Middle-Class, Great Political Move – Bad Economics

President Obama has made a political move by offering continuance of the Bush tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans while the tax cuts for the top two income brackets expires. I

My Personal Account of Private vs Government-Public School

Unlike many kids, I had the privilege to attend both public and private school. Here is an account of the stark difference, from what I remember, between the two.

Mitt Romney’s Candidacy Brings Little Enthusiasm to Republican Ticket

I know Republicans would really like to beat President Barack Obama out of a second term. Even some of the GOP’s top members – such as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Bigotry in the Shadows: Hate and Ignorance Still Hiding In Plain Sight

Coming from a small town and growing up in the 70s and around a lot of people who had problems with those who were different, I kept my homosexuality to myself. I

Will the Votes Be Counted Fairly?

We have seen shenanigans in voting laws across the country under the guise of creating barriers to voter fraud.   The numbers on cases of voter fraud vs the instances of humans struck

Education Nation: Income Disparity Provides Less Opportunity for Many

A goal for most parents is to see their children grow up and get a good education, one that will provide a decent lifestyle for them and their families. Unfortunately, the likelihood

Obama’s Lean, Mean Military Machine

Even President Barack Obama’s most ardent detractors would have to admit; the Obama administration’s record of military success is a tough record to detract from; not that they haven’t tried. President Obama’s

My Religion, My Politics and My Sexuality

Throughout my life I have always been faced with God. Unlike maybe someone like Bill Maher, I can’t become an atheist or even an agnostic; God is in my blood and I

Amending Health Care Law Better than Repeal

It’s very clear that a lot of Americans are concerned a great deal with the new health care law the Affordable Care Act . It’s also quite understandable to be concerned; it

Affordable Care Act Brings Joy to Some and Misery to Others

The day that the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, I was expecting the worse and the end of hope for millions like me. After