Tax what you burn not what you earn.
President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation building here at home.
When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases from public defenders and defense attorneys.
We should go forward in courts and Congress with investigations into post-9/11 interrogations and the decisions leading to them.
We all must educate children at the youngest ages that private parts are private, ‘no’ means no, and there is only one code of honor for everyone.
After President Obama’s election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies and ambassadors.
‘Man up’ is a sexist term that should be retired along with all the other gender-based imperious imperatives.
For the sake of public discourse, for the demands of the free market, and for the value we place in citizen advocacy, Rush Limbaugh must go.
Fault lines run along color lines in American public life, and the women’s movement is no exception. Over the years, feminism has become more inclusive but there is still hard work to be done to include LGBT women and communities of color.
The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security.
Baseball fans are collectively the ’10th man’ and needed most when team performance is shaky. When mistakes are made, there’s no need to heckle your team – that’s what the other side is for!
Women are the majority of immigrants yet the minority of immigrant employment visas; immigrant and native born women who work in the service arena – such as domestic workers – are not valued for their work, making pennies on the dollar compared to male counterparts; and, women are disproportionately affected by family reunification policies.
When Proposition 8 passed in California, some were quick to blame minority voters, some of whom had voted for both President Obama and Proposition 8; however, these claims were later debunked as being overstated.
My parents had five children in six years and one week, meaning that my mom was pregnant for most of the ’60s and driving carpools for most of the ’70s. When we were young, she dressed us alike so she could pick us out in crowds: identical skirts for the four girls with the color-coordinated pants for my brother.
My firm belief is that people who aspire to public service should have the best advice up front, as they decide whether to run and the people decide whether to support them.