Let’s regulate gun ownership the same way we regulate car ownership.
Author: Thom Hartmann
James Hansen, the chief climatologist for NASA, is saying we need to reduce CO2 levels fast; they are already too high.
In this final chapter excerpt from What Would Jefferson Do? (Harmony Books, 2004), bestselling author Thom Hartmann reflects on why democracy works and how we can return to the Founders’ ideals.
One of the oldest cultures on Earth is that of the !Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in the northern parts of South Africa.
Every year at Christmastime, millions of Americans watch TV portrayals of Charles Dickens’s classic novel A Christmas Carol. In the story a regular guy named Bob Cratchit works at the firm of Scrooge and Marley.
The corporatist Republicans ("amnesty!") are fighting with the racist Republicans ("fence!"), and it provides an opportunity for progressives to step forward with a clear solution to the immigration problem facing America.
The Dubai Ports world deal is waking Americans up to a painful reality: So-called conservatives and "flat world" globalists have bankrupted our nation for their own bag of silver, and in the process are selling off America.
About a year ago, an op-ed article on Al Jazeerah's website by Fawaz Turki titled "For Bush, A Hot Line To Churchill" opened by noting that Tony Blair had given George W. Bush a bust of Winston Churchill, which sits in Bush's Oval Office.
Nationally, it was clearly a phenomenon when several truckers called into a radio show on Sirius Satellite to say that they were interrupting trips through central parts of the USA to head to Crawford, Texas.
In his recent news conference, George Bush Jr. suggested that our nation's "problem" with high gasoline prices was caused by the lack of a national energy policy, and tried to blame it all on Bill Clinton.
Democrats and progressives make the mistake of thinking that today's Social Security debate is about Social Security. It's not. It's about creating single party rule for a generation or more.
Antonin Scalia, the man most likely to be our next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, turned history on its head recently when he attended an Orthodox synagogue in New York and claimed that the Founders intended for their Christianity to play a part in government.
Having lived in Germany and extensively interviewed many former, now elderly, members of Hitler's Nazi Party (and one spy for him) for a book I was writing on the religion of the Nazis, I can say categorically that Hitler had (or at least his people believed he had) a Vision.
Many of the world’s mature democracies require every high school graduate to serve a year or two of either military or nonprofit service.
"Gay Marriage is simply the logical and appropriate extension of the idea that in a constitutionally limited democratic republic a vital function of government is to protect the rights of minorities. It's called 'civil rights.'"
While global warming is being officially ignored by the political arm of the Bush administration, and Al Gore’s conference on the topic...
The reaction to the drug problem -- and drug felonies -- recently alleged against Rush Limbaugh highlight sharply the differences between conservative morality and liberal/progressive morality.
Imagine a bomb that only kills Caucasians with red hair. Or short people. Or Arabs. Or Chinese.