The Republican Party is forgoing a traditional process of adopting goals, but will "enthusiastically support the President’s America-first agenda.”
On July 4, 1852, Frederick Douglass, the former slave and great abolitionist, gave a speech in which he said, "I hear the
While the 413 places and approximately 85 million acres protected in our National Park System belong to the American people
Accurately and insightfully, Stronger Together points out that the debate over Social Security is distorted by "years of mythmaking, claiming we cannot afford Social Security and that the only solution is to cut the benefits on which 90 percent of American seniors rely."
Social Security provides the majority of income for two out of three retirees and seven out of ten people with disabilities. It provides virtually all of the income for one out of three seniors and people with disabilities. It lifts over 20 million people -- including over a million children -- out of poverty and lessens the depth of poverty for millions more.
For mainstream Republican women, the Party platform, Party record, and Party rhetoric, despite speech points designed to woo "women," are more concerning than ever.
Republicans are calling their document the "strongest pro-Israel platform, ever", while Democrats are terming their language on Israel/Palestine the "most progressive, ever". In a sense, both are right. The problem is that I know Israeli peace activists who would seriously question the GOP claim and I know Palestinians who are deeply disappointed with the Democrats' final product.
"I don’t think people are going to read that platform document and say, ‘Man, I really want to be a Republican.'"
“I don’t think there’s a male alive that hasn’t actually watched pornography at some point in their life."
When 16-year-old Austin Murphy's parents arranged for conversion therapy sessions to help combat his burgeoning homosexuality