The Common Good is proud to host a man who has connections to both sides of the Syrian Civil War. Ribal al-Assad is an outspoken supporter of the opposition movement and an exiled cousin of President Bashar al-Assad.
The Common Good Corollary to Godwin’s Law: Hitler, Nazi Comparisons Ruin Civil Discourse for Everybody
We think it’s time for the name calling to stop and the real conversation to begin. So we’re going to start pointing out anyone who makes unnecessary Hitler or Nazi references and tell them to stop doing it.
“Stop shrugging, and do your jobs.” That’s today’s message to our leaders from Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman in his column in The New York Times.
We here at The Common Good couldn’t agree more.
Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday morning. He was 89 years old.
According to former Defense Secretary Robert Gates , the greatest threat to the US is inability of political leaders to compromise for bipartisan solutions.
The partisan gridlock that has come to define Washington has caused a disconnect with voters of both parties who say their main concern is the faltering economy.
Simpson Bowles offer a new compromise proposal for deficit reduction, comprehensive tax reform, reduction in social spending programs and additional revenue.
Join The Common Good for a national security and foreign affairs briefing from former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Thomas Pickering.
Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is encountering resistance within his own party from those who oppose any bills that are viewed as too centrist.