I don't think that Marco Rubio is viable, at least for now. But he does have the makings of a politician. His time will come, if he knows how to wait and learn.
Once again, George W. Bush is defending torture by Americans. Nothing separates Bush from Obama more clearly than that.
The summary of the U.S. Senate's huge investigation on post-9/11 CIA torture is as devastating as was expected since the first leaks back in April. Fundamentally, it states that the intelligence agency's methods were as widespread as they were brutal, that they were ineffective in obtaining substantial information in [Read more]
President Obama wants to outfit poorly trained and underpaid police officers in America with body cameras. That's symbolic political naiveté that will change nothing.
In announcing a pause in deportations that would benefit 5 million unauthorized immigrants, the president is setting a trap for Republicans: They can neither block his orders nor condemn them too loudly, at the risk of antagonizing the Latino electorate.
Let's remember Simone Weil's words, “To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul."
Obama has decided to act unilaterally and shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants.
The U.S. president issued an order that will protect millions of immigrants from deportation and give them the right to work. Republicans are threatening to put him in jail for this.
For black viewers, Cosby became an example of possible success in life and career; for whites he was proof that they no longer had to feel guilty about the scars of slavery and persistent racism.
With an executive order, Barack Obama has put an end to the anguish of 5 million people, who, because of their status as undocumented immigrants, have lived for years at risk of being deported to their native countries if they find themselves in a situation where they are ever asked for documentation. This executive [Read more]