Time to be taxed

The beating heart of modern Republican rhetoric is the argument that there is nothing more dangerous than a tax increase. This thinking, however rhetorically effective, is fundamentally wrong. Furthermore, it has narrowed the policy options available to our elected officials to the point that it risks bringing up the kind of economic crises they purport to be circumventing by fighting tax increases.

Romney on his dad growing up poor

Mitt Romney likes to talk on the campaign trail about how his father "grew up poor," but that's not the whole story.

We can't wait: Pres. Obama takes action

On Friday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Fort Stewart in Georgia where the President will sign an Executive Order to help ensure all of America's service members, veterans, spouses, and other family members have the information they need to make informed educational decisions and are protected from aggressive and deceptive targeting by educational institutions.

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