>My take on the attacks on Judge Sotomayor

>For some reason or another, I’m a little uncomfortable with conservatives’ worries about Judge Sotomayor’s inability to contain her empathy in making tough (i.e., male) decisions. I hate to say it, but this notion that the likes of Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Lindsey Graham, etc. have questions about a woman being able to set aside […]

>Review: Democratic National Convention, night 1

>I must say that I was thoroughly impressed by last night’s speakers. Sen. Ted Kennedy reminded the crowd that the dreams of Sen. Obama’s campaigns are nothing new–idealistic Democrats have pitched equally ambitious ideas and have been shot down by naysayers and doubters. However, I must say that Michelle Obama left more of an impression […]

>Will you vote for Cynthia McKinney?

>Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney was named the Green Party’s nominee for the presidential ticket. Rep. McKinney served as a Democratic Congresswoman for five terms for an Atlanta suburb. She lost a primary challenge in 2002 after suggesting on a radio station that the Bush administration profited from the 9/11 attacks. She ran again in […]