The Democratic Party, much like the Labour Party in Britain, is in danger of becoming a party that believes in nothing, except maybe best practices. That’s not enough to fight the appeal of Trump. (Read More)
…In language usually reserved for paedophiles, serial killers and invading armies, Greve was quoted recently in the New Yorker, denouncing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare (a term the President has never objected to). (Read More)
But whenever my cousins or me brought up the subject of us being Italian, my grandmother would proudly proclaim: “I’m American.”
And right she was, she was born and raised in the United States. Both my grandparents spoke Italian as well as English. The Italian they learned came from at home, not school. My father and aunt, however, were discouraged from ever speaking Italian. My grandparents wanted to raise their children as Americans. (Read More)
On Tuesday American will head to the polls. Well, not all Americans; voter turnout, just like in UK by-elections, tends to be smaller in the midterm elections.
So are these elections important? In short, yes. Here are five things you need to know about the 2014 elections that might make the Wednesday morning headlines make more sense. (Read More)