Give urban chicken farming a chance

Despite the obvious objections, like 'yikes, there's a chicken in my neighbor's backyard,' urban chicken farming should be allowed and encouraged because it promotes sustainability and gives the public access to food that is healthier and cheaper.

Social safety net is necessary for Americans

When weighed against the facts, it becomes evident the conservative narrative describing the relationship fundamentally misconstrues it. America's social safety-net is not some inescapable web, but an invaluable network of programs that accomplish a measurable good by alleviating the worst consequences of poverty that could otherwise be experienced by any American.

Elevator in a train

Mitt Romney, who is so determined to become president that he apparently doesn't care how many principles he has to change — or how quickly he changes them — claims that President Obama is responsible for high gas prices.

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