Represent our concerns rather than dictating them to us -- you work for us, not the other way around. Listen to our concerns rather than merely tolerating them -- if complaints are an inconvenience, you offered to serve in the wrong job.
How did we get to this point? How we can avoid being in this position in the future? We don't yet have the perspective necessary to answer these questions fully.
This is most definitely what I did not expect Obama to say about this human rights issue. Well, we can always hope. Read
Middle class/Taxes Return to Clinton-era tax rates for families earning above $250,000. Give middle-class families and folks
Let's be honest: Politicians tend to make all sorts of campaign promises in pursuit of our votes -- many of which they don't
In the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama was full of promise -- 508 of them to be precise. But with just six weeks to go until Election Day 2012, President Obama has made few new promises and is not repeating many of the original ones.
A friend of mine running for public office once asked me what he could do for folks like me and although I know he means well, I don't think he has any idea of what he's really asking.
As president, Barack Obama has kept, compromised, or is currently working on an astounding 74 percent of his campaign promises, the equivalent of a Presidential batting title.
Americans are justifiably leery of political promises, whether from candidates or presidents. They have seen too many made and too few kept. The cynicism that promises generate increases the distrust of politics and politicians.
You can call me naïve, but I believe that to save the human race and this magnificent planet we are on, compassion must be part of our daily prayer.
This week marks the beginning of what is supposed to be the final 100 days of the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
If President Obama really wants to create jobs and save the world economy, he will keep his campaign promise and support and sign the Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act.
There is not a modern nation on the planet that can retire its debt with 10 percent unemployment. President Obama cannot and should not agree to the damaging choices being falsely laid out by Congressional Republican pretenders.