Conn Hallinan
Friday June 10, 2016 - 09:09:00 AM

For the past quarter of a century there have been few watershed moments in Spanish political history. Like a well-choreographed pas de deux, the center-left Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) and right-wing Popular Party (PP) have taken turns governing the country. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Lapses in Judgment

Jack Bragen
Friday June 10, 2016 - 09:11:00 AM

As someone who suffers from a severe psychotic disorder, even while medicated and in other treatment, my better judgment is sometimes out the window. This affects numerous aspects of my life. As an example in recent times, (even after getting most of my problems ironed-out) sometimes I have sent emails that I would have been better off never sending. -more-

ECLECTIC RANT: Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee--what's next?

Ralph E. Stone
Friday June 10, 2016 - 12:19:00 PM

Now that Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential candidate, the Democratic Party must open the Convention to at least some of Sanders’ progressive ideas and give him a meaningful say in the Party's platform. If Sanders’ supporters are satisfied at the Convention, there is plenty of time between July and November for Sanders to play a unifying role to help beat Donald Trump. The alternative is a Trump presidency with Sanders relegated to a footnote in history. I doubt Sanders' movement could survive a four or eight year Trump presidency. -more-