What We Can Learn from Surveys

Richard and Mildred Loving, 1965

*+-Steve Hochstadt: Once the enforced segregation of black and gay Americans into closets and ghettos was broken, discriminatory ideas have lost their persuasive power.

Californians Need to Say NO to Big Oil

*+-Tracy Emblem: Implementing clean energy in California now – not twenty years from now – is a not only a public health issue — it’s a matter of economic survival.

Dick Armey Wants Tom Tancredo Out of His Tea Party Tent

Former Republican Congressmen Dick Armey and Tom Tancredo.

*+-Andrea Nill: The majority of Americans, including Republicans and independents, support a solution to the nation’s broken immigration system that includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Chances are, many would also be turned off by ALIPAC and Tancredo’s impractical “deport them all” strategy and nativist vitriol.

Anti-Immigrant Group Goes After Dick Armey

*+-Andrea Christina Nill: While many remain hostile towards immigrants, Armey likely belongs to the camp of conservatives who are urging their members to adopt a more inclusive immigration approach that will likely score much-needed political points with the indispensable Latino electorate.