Why I Never Want to Be Called a Patriot Again

Too many have replaced Patriotism with Nationalism. America is far worse because of it.

Tea Party & Likud East & West: A Symbiosis of Fear & Division

Warlords don’t have use for peace because peace doesn’t have use for warlords.

Tearing Pages Out of Textbooks is Not Censorship?

Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.

Fight Corruption in Politics and Take our Country Back

It’s time we the people minimize money and corruption in our politics and take control of the election process as well as oversight of how we are governed

What The Election In Mississippi Means

Thad Cochran’s victory in the Republican primary yesterday has some big implications for the landscape of American politics.

Eric Cantor’s Tea Party Blues

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss in a primary last night tells us a lot of about the state of the GOP.

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Good Guy You Learned in the Sandbox

James Stafford learned the secret to being a good citizen as a little boy. You probably did, too.

Why Republicans Are Even Losing Middle-Aged White Guys Now

Christopher Dale isn’t as liberal as he used to be, but he’s not ready to vote for bigotry and craziness either.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time

Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

America’s Angry White Men

Michael Kimmel explains that today’s Angry White Men are looking backward, nostalgically at the world they have lost.

Calling Yourself a Patriot Doesn’t Make It So

Edwin Lyngar thinks that certain “patriots” protest a little too much.

The New America: The Tea Party Never Saw Us Coming

A look from inside the America the Tea Party doesn’t believe exists.

An Open Letter to Speaker Boehner

Professor Warren Blumenfeld’s Open Letter to Speaker John Boehner.

“Tea Party” Pollutes Body Politic

What’s in a name? When it comes to the “Tea Party,” a distortion of history.

The Soundtrack of My Republican Life

How Edwin Lyngar became disenchanted with the right-wing political climate in which he was raised.

Machismo Is Poisoning Politics [Op-Ed]

In politics today, compromise has become a synonym for weakness. Macho attitudes are standing in the way of progress.