I was glad the president emphasized the need to break our addiction to oil in his speech last night, and I thought he did a good job of demonstrating commitment to the people of the Gulf region.
The insurgent Tea Party and its Libertarian philosophy is a political phenomenon, not a religious one.
When is a law not a (real) law? When there's zero penalty for breaking it.
Last evening, the U.S. Senate passed a financial regulatory reform bill by a 59-39 vote, including four Republicans.
In a frank admission a year ago, Senator Dick Durbin put it bluntly: "Frankly, the banks run this place." Perhaps they deserve to. After all, they pay enough for the privilege.
Jim Wallis (“A Bad Morality Play,” February 2010) beautifully exposed the false dichotomy between greedy, casino capitalism and communism.
The defenses that Goldman Sachs execs gave to this week's Senate hearings for their actions were full of emotion and denial. They claimed shock that anyone could question their actions.
We are all familiar with the famous pop culture image of a street evangelist holding up a sign reading, "Repent, for the end is near!" But repentance is actually a fundamental religious theme, and
They were described using the first word on George Carlin's list of the seven words you cannot say on television.
Listening the chatter defending