Kamala Lopez: Today’s American woman seems to be comfortably cocooned in a strange illusion where female empowerment is widely equated with the freedom to dress a certain way (super sexy!) or party a certain way (binge drink!) or be as sexually indiscriminate as the next guy (hook up!).
Walter Brasch: The Congressional Budget Office says the sequester could cut more than 750,000 federal jobs. Republicans like that idea, especially since most federal employees are also members of unions. But, those jobs include public health officials, social service workers, teachers, air traffic controllers, and others in critical jobs.
The Republican attack machine has launched a multifaceted offensive to falsely accuse Democrat Barack Obama of being anti-immigrant. In Spanish-language ads directed at Latino voters in the battleground states of Florida, New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada, John McCain wrongly claims Obama blocked the path to legalization. At the same time McCain and the GOP are [...]