Reports are coming now from AP that former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop has died a the age of 96, cause unspecified. It's worth taking a moment to remember him.
Before Koop, the Surgeon General'...
Within the last hour, the French National Assembly has just (2 Feburary) adopted by 249 for and 97 against the first article of the gay marriage.
French members of parliament (known as deputies) ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently spoke about making the Mac and other products in America. Those comments inspired a new campaign and online petition asking Apple to manufacture in Illinois.
It makes ...
Like many of you, I'm not only a political junkie and a Daily Kos junkie but a big Twitter junkie as well. I love following hundreds of people and taking in their perspectives, particularly when it'...
What should President Obama say about climate change in his State of the Union address? Actions speak louder than words, but some words will have more resonance and meaning than others.
So we ...
U.S.: Pending revisions, semi-final results are: @BarackObama 65,899,557 (51.06%), @MittRomney 60,931,959 (47.21%). https://t....
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, after the vote on the fiscal cliff curb "Plan B" alternative was called off. Enjoy.
That's what losing looks like.
You've capitulated enough, Mr. President.
President Barack Obama, in his painfully bad press ...
This makes me retch. If there is a God, may he damn these people to the lowest reaches of hell.
Mass murder is a sad but inevitable consequence of the wonderful Second Amendment, according to an ...
I know. Crazy idea, right? But bear with me.
Tonight the President said he'd be talking to groups about this problem -- mental health pros, law enforcement, educators -- to begin a conversation ...