We want to believe that diversity can transform the relationship of police to the communities they serve. But odds are good that it doesn’t, and it won’t. Given the fraught history of blacks and law enforcement, blue—it seems—is the only color that matters.
Oct 13, 2014
…Activism is like ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’…If a judge is called an activist, you know the person saying that doesn't like the decision.
Sep 23, 2014
If we work hard, we shouldn't have to struggle. There are millions of us working hard who are struggling…We've got kids we have to take care of, and it's really depressing when you can't buy the proper shoes you need for your kids.
Sep 04, 2014
We only have one commander in chief. He laid out his plan. I would never tell the enemy what I was willing to do, or unwilling to do. But he is the commander in chief - he made that decision. At this point in time, it’s important that we give the president what he’s asking for. And we gotta keep our eye on the ball. The issue here is about defeating a terrorist threat that is real and imminent.
Sep 11, 2014
Sanctions alone could not stop Iran’s nuclear program. But they did help bring Iran to the negotiating table.
Apr 02, 2015
[Fighting Climate Change] is important for every single person on the planet, which is why it has to be the greatest grassroots movement of all time. This is the battle of our lives. We’re fighting for our children.
Sep 21, 2014
Catholicism played a large role in democratizing this country, and now Catholicism and religion can play a huge role in putting the values system right.
Aug 12, 2014
The White House has something in common with the rest of America, and that is disdain for Congress. It is hard to blame them.
Aug 18, 2014