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Consulting to the Rich

Imagine that, for an attractive fee, you have been engaged as a consultant to the rich. They have a problem, or at least had a problem starting with President FDR. Our society celebrates formal equality and democracy (at least to the...Show More Summary

My Request For A New Title For Women

My Request To Hillary Clinton For A New Title For Women I have but one request. And I don't know of anyone in the whole world who is more qualified to help me with this besides you, since you have been the perfect role model for beautifully balancing motherhood and a major career throughout your entire life. Show More Summary

No, Canada Won't Get Me If Trump Wins

I was recently asked if I was going to move to Canada if the nightmare scenario of Trump being America's next president becomes reality; being a gay liberal-minded man Canada is undeniably quite attractive. Canada is pro-gay rights,Show More Summary

Hillary's Biggest Challenge: Bringing Back Decent Jobs

One of the biggest ironies about Donald Trump's Presidential campaign is his pledge to bring back jobs that have been outsourced to other countries--the major driver behind his support from blue-collar workers. On the campaign trail, Trump has blasted Ford Motor Co. Show More Summary

Are Men Like Trump Afraid of Vaginas?

For a while now, I've been a casual feminist. I've got Roxanne Gay's Bad Feminist on my nightstand. I follow Gloria Steinem on Twitter. I rant about Donald Trump being a misogynist on Facebook to my 653 closest friends. But in all honesty, until recently, I looked at feminism as an intellectual exercise. Show More Summary

It's Come to This: Why We Must Police the Police

Last Friday, a couple of friends and I saw something unusual: A police officer pulled over a car in downtown Washington, D.C. as it turned a busy corner. I've been in this city for many years, and the only time I can recall seeing aShow More Summary

Can Lester Holt Make Presidential Debates Great Again?

Join me in giving a big warm thanks to all the parents borrowing $58,440 a year to send their kid to Hofstra University, where an anticipated 100 million viewers will tune in Monday night for the first presidential debate between Hillary...Show More Summary

Pennsylvania Artist Tackles Heroin Epidemic, Despite Police Intervention

For artist Adam DelMarcelle, the worst-case scenario would be if nothing happened. After all, that's the big problem facing his hometown's epidemic of heroin-related overdose deaths. No one is doing anything about it. Nothing is happening,...Show More Summary

Will Peace with the FARC End Violence in Colombia?

"I return to the United Nations today, on the International Day of Peace, to announce with all the strength of my voice and my heart, that the war in Colombia has ended" Exclaimed President Juan Manuel Santos to the General Assembly in New York this week. Show More Summary

In the Presidential Debates, It's All About Microphone Control

In two blog posts earlier this year, I have written about the importance of microphone control in a debate scenario (see "A Call for Adult Civility in the First Presidential Debate" and "The Greatest Debate, the Best Presidential Debate"). Show More Summary

Five Wrong Things Trump Said About Taxes in the Debate

As usual, Donald Trump stretched, distorted and outright denied the truth in the debate Monday night. Some of his biggest whoppers were about taxes: both his own and his plans for everyone else's. Here are the five most wrong-headedShow More Summary

Clinton Halts Trump’s Momentum With Decisive Debate Win

Monday night was a good one for Hillary Clinton. She played a sort of low risk, preventative defense in her first bout with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. With a few exceptions, she never went for Trump’s jugular withShow More Summary

Television Gives Hillary Clinton Her Ronald Reagan Moment

Television has done it again. It has once again changed the direction of a presidential election, and this time Hillary Clinton was the beneficiary — and she probably doesn’t even know why. In 1960, a sweaty Richard Nixon ran headfirst into an opponent who loved the camera, and the sentiment was mutual — the camera loved him. Show More Summary

A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won't Hear From The 2016 Presidential Candidates

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." -- George Orwell The final countdown has begun to the 2016 presidential election, and you can expect to be treated to an earful of carefully...Show More Summary

#Vote4ThisBillOrIWontVote4U - Register to Vote . . . To Become a "Citizen Lobbyist" for YOUR Cause

with Chiara Greene This election is SO much more than just Trump and Hillary. If you are registered to vote, you can become a "Citizen Lobbyist" on behalf of an issue YOU deeply care about and substantially change this country ON November...Show More Summary

China: A Protocol Gaffe Or A Political Message In Air Force One Rebuke

The G20 summit of the world's top economies held recently in Hangzhou, China, was a big show short on substance. But one important incident flew under the radar that the media, conveniently or ignorantly, failed to highlight its importance:...Show More Summary

The 2016 Campaign Isn't About Rejecting One Man, It's About Rejecting A Worldview

This post is written by Paul Grossinger in cooperation with Heidi Lehmann. Hilary Clinton's greatest mistake of the 2016 Presidential Campaign has been making it about rejecting Donald Trump. Donald Trump is a parasitic, narcissistic, thin-skinned, bigoted, narrow-minded, and insecure vessel who seeks only money and power. Show More Summary

Crazy Trump Twitter Rants Trumps Media Showing Real Donald

Donald Trump has not stopped with his barrage of Twitter statements. By getting to his supposed point using 140 characters, Trump's own words have trumped the media before they could report actual facts. The Super Bowl of the debate season is now here and it is not surprising that Twitter is being used by Mr. Show More Summary

Which American Politicians Have Switched Parties? (This List Will Surprise You!)

It's not uncommon for politicians in the U.S. to switch party affiliations. Many of our best American leaders and legislators have done so. While some well-known politicians switched parties in early adulthood, other American leaders have defected from one side of the aisle to the other while serving in office. Show More Summary

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