By voting, we gain power. By choosing not to vote, we surrender it. We cannot afford to do less than our best.
Without representation, the 3.4 million people in Puerto Rico must depend on the kindness of their fellow citizens.
Disagreements on policy and on principle, however, do not erase the reality that John McCain is a man of the Republic, serving it with honor.
Puerto Rico isn’t a public relations problem for the president; it is a human crisis for millions of American citizens.
This isn’t a game. The lives of American citizens have and will be lost because of the belated and inadequate response.
No foreign power is as much a threat to us as we are to one another. There is no sanctuary. No place is safe.
The football players showed the real patriotism that the flag truly represents.
The right to vote is central to the legitimacy of any democracy.
Surely we can agree to take the actions needed to protect ourselves as much as possible from the coming disasters.
It will get worse. The glaciers are melting. The warmer waters are rising. Warmer waters feed stronger storms.