OPINION As pressure from the fossil-fuel industry, conservative Canadian and US politicians, and some construction unions mounts on President Obama to greenlight the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project, a growing coalition has a different message.Read more »
With President George W. Bush proposing to push the price tag for the Iraq War up to nearly $600 billion more than was spent on the Vietnam War while seeking new cuts in our health care safety net, it would appear the debate over guns and butter is over. The guns have won.
Polls before the last election found that the two issues foremost in voters' minds were the war and our ever-worsening health care crisis. More than ever, the two issues seem linked. Read more »